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Click here to read the 2013 Annual Report.

25 years ago SSKP served our first meal.  Click here to join the 25th Anniversary Team!
 
Feeding the Hungry Along the Shoreline PDF Print E-mail

The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries provides food and fellowship to those in need.  We serve the Connecticut shoreline towns of Essex, Chester, Clinton, Madison, Old Saybrook, East Lyme, Lyme, Old Lyme, Killingworth, Westbrook and Deep River.


We provide approximately 900,000 meals worth of food each year.

  • Home-style meals are served each day at one of our meal sites.
  • Groceries are available each week at one of our five food pantries.
  • Frozen, microwaveable meals are prepared by our Heat-n-Eat kitchens.

We are an interfaith ministry, with all locations hosted by faith communities.

Over 800 volunteers prepare meals and drive trucks.

Our work is sustained entirely by donors.

 

Learn more about how we can help you.

Learn more about how you can get involved.

 

 

 
Mark Your Calendar! PDF Print E-mail
April:

Thursday, April 24 - Social Services Help Day and Access Health - 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. - call now for appointments. Connecticut Food Bank Truck - 1:30-2:30 p.m. - Grace Episcopal Church, 336 Main Street, Old Saybrook.  Download flyer here.
Friday-Saturday, April 25-26 - Free Dental Care!  XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Hartford - no appointments, first come, first served - children and adults.  Download flyer here:  English, Spanish.
Saturday, April 26 - Fire House Food Drive

May:
Sunday, May 4 - Volunteer Appreciation Party - the Pavilion, Old Saybrook Point - 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.  Download flyer here.
Monday, May 5 - Connecticut Food Bank Truck - First Church of Christ, 59 Church Street, Clinton
Saturday, May 10 - Postal Food Drive
Tuesday, May 13 - Volunteer  orientation - Grace Episcopal Church, 336 Main Street, Old Saybrook - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 22 - Connecticut Food Bank Truck - Grace Episcopal Church - 336 Main Street, Old Saybrook

Note:  Please click on "Read More" for information on closings for holidays and special events.
 

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Thank you Essex Savings Bank! PDF Print E-mail

 

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The results are in, and we are pleased to announce that the customers of the Essex Savings Bank ranked us #1 in the Community Investment Program, with 801 votes!

Because of these votes, we were awarded $6,329. This will provide enough food for over 15,000 meals for those in need along the shoreline.

Many thanks to Essex Savings Bank, and everyone who voted for us. Your generosity and caring makes a difference to your neighbors in need!

 

 
Shoreline Basic Needs Task Force Update PDF Print E-mail

The first formal meeting of the Shoreline Basic Needs Task Force was held on March 21, 2013 at the Acton Library in Old Saybrook.  For a summary of the meeting's discussions and activities - download here

The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 1 - St. Alexis Orthodox Christian Mission, 108 Main Street, Clinton, - 10:00 a.m.

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