Project Feed the Thousands | Townshend Community Food Shelf
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Townshend Community Food Shelf

The Townshend Community Food Shelf is an emergency food shelf offering supplemental food assistance to people in need. The food shelf is open on Mondays, from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.


Call 802-365-4321 Physical address: Townshend Church (on the common) Townshend, VT

Who We Serve

Individuals and families in the towns of the West River Valley

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.

Townshend Community Food Shelf PO Box 542 Townshend, VT 05353


The Townshend Community Food Shelf is able to help people in need thanks to the efforts of local individuals, Leland and Gray High School, local elementary schools, and the following organizations:

  • River Valley Credit Union
  • Chittenden Bank
  • Grace Cottage Hospital
  • Grafton Church
  • Lions Club
  • Newfane Congregational Church
  • Riverbend Farm Market
  • Townshend Church
  • United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI)