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By Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County 10 Jul, 2017
We are delighted to announce that on July 10, 2017, The Community Fund of Darien awarded The Food Bank a 2017 grant of $10,000. A valued and long time supporter of The Food Bank, The Community Fund of Darien seeks to help people in Darien, Stamford and Norwalk by supporting a wide range of services, and by recognizing that no one and no issue stands alone. Pictured from left to right are Carrie Bernier, Community Fund of Darien Executive Director; Lisa Haas, Community Fund of Darien Grants Director; Kate Lombardo, Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County Executive Director; and Steve Ward, Community Fund of Darien Board President.
By Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County 27 Jun, 2017
On June 27, 2017, representatives from the First County Bank Foundation, Inc. and The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, Inc. gathered to celebrate The Food Bank’s acquisition of a much needed new van. The purchase of the van was made possible through the generosity of the First County Bank Foundation ($22,000), XL Catlin ($5,000), the St. John’s Community Foundation ($2,500) and several individuals. Pictured (from left to right) are Reyno A. Giallongo, Jr., President of First County Bank Foundation; Karen Kelly, Vice President of First County Bank Foundation; Kate Lombardo, Food Bank Executive Director; Frederick Lorthioir, member of The Food Bank’s Board of Directors; Martin S. Cohen, Food Bank Assistant Executive Director; and Hiroshi Nakajima, President of The Food Bank.
By Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County 26 Jun, 2017

The Food Bank is delighted to report that for the second time in the last six months, the Greenwich United Way has provided funding to help feed those in lower Fairfield County who are food insecure. In this instance, The Food Bank was approved for a $10,000 award on June 26, 2017, as part of the Greenwich United Way's Community Investment Process extension grant program. In February 2017, The Greenwich United Way had awarded The Food Bank a $15,000 grant.

The Food Bank is enormously grateful for the Greenwich United Way's continuing support of our mission.

By Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County 21 May, 2017
On Sunday, May 21, 2017, parishioners (including the pictured toddler) from St. John's Lutheran Church, First Presbyterian Church of Stamford, and United Methodist Church of Springdale donated 2,600 lbs. of food at the annual "Load a Truck" food drive. The Food Bank is very grateful for the generosity of those congregants who contributed to this food drive.
By Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County 13 May, 2017
On Saturday, May 13, 2017, as part of the nation-wide Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, employees of the National Association of Letter Carriers in the Stamford Post Offices generously gave their time and effort, in heavy rain, to bring needed food to The Food Bank that was donated by Stamford residents. The Food Bank greatly appreciates the hard work of these Stamford postal workers as well as the wonderful generosity of those who donated the food.
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How To Help

With your efforts you can help us achieve our mission to feed the hungry. 

Food Drives

Last year, food drives provided one-third of all the food distributed by The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. Ask about volunteering too!

Donate

Your tax deductible donation to our food bank exclusively supports your lower Fairfield County neighbors in need.

Give Food

The Food Bank welcomes donations of all perishable and non-perishable, unopened food.  Donations can be dropped off at our warehouse store.

Mission Statement

To serve as an efficient and effective provider of nutritious food to non-profit organizations that feed the hungry in Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford and Wilton, while seeking to raise awareness of, and promote action to combat, hunger in those communities.

Operation and donation drop off hours are:
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm

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