Project Feed the Thousands | Groundworks Collaborative
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Groundworks Collaborative

The Groundworks Collaborative Food Shelf (formerly the Brattleboro Area Drop In Center) has been in continuous operation since 1988.  Located at 60 South Main Street in Brattleboro, Groundworks Drop In Center offers a day shelter, a year-round emergency Food Shelf, and other supportive services.  The Food Shelf’s hours of operation are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9AM to 4PM.  The Food Shelf also serves seniors only on Tuesday afternoons from 1PM to 4PM.


Email:  Rosie Gardner

Phone: 802-257-5415

Online at

Physical address: 60 South Main Street, Brattleboro

Mailing address:  PO Box 370, Brattleboro, VT 05302

Who We Serve

Families and individuals of all ages in Brattleboro and 51 surrounding towns in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

What We Need

The following items are always needed:

  • Tuna
  • Pasta, sauce
  • Peanut butter
  • Soups, crackers
  • Rice
  • Canned meals
  • Canned fruits & vegetables
  • Canned protein items
  • Baby food
  • Juices
  • Cereals and other nonperishable foods
  • Personal care items
  • Feminine hygiene supplies
  • Diapers & formula

How to Help

You can donate online at

Checks can be made payable to Groundworks Collaborative and mailed to:

Groundworks Collaborative

PO Box 370

Brattleboro, VT 05302