Deerfield Valley Food Pantry

P.O. Box 1743, Wilmington, VT  05363

Deerfield Valley Food Pantry Regular October distribution dates will be on:   Thursday 10/15 from 1-3 PM, and Saturday 10/17 from 9-11 AM.  We will be serving our customers via “curbside” again this month – meaning our customers should drive up to the food pantry and wait in their cars.  One of our volunteers will check the customers in, and another volunteer will load groceries into the vehicle.  Please help us practice “social distancing” by staying in your cars.  Thank you!

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THE DEERFIELD VALLEY FOOD PANTRY serves people of the Deerfield Valley who live in Dover, East Dover, Halifax, Jacksonville, Marlboro, Readsboro, Searsburg, Whitingham, and Wilmington.

If you are in need of food, CALL 802-464-0148 for information or help.

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VeggieVanGoEvery 4th Monday!

FREE FOOD in your community at the Twin Valley Middle/High School, 4299 VT Route 100, Whitingham, VT

Monday, September 28, 2020 from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

This is a drive up distribution event.  Please remain in your vehicle when you arrive on si

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The FINAL MONTH of distribution for the FARMERS TO FAMILIES program will be taking place during the month of OCTOBER.  For this phase of the program, the kits will be slightly smaller.  Instead of several boxes, it will be just one box, containing the following:  5-6 lbs. of dairy products, 1 gallon of milk, 10-12 lbs. of produce, and 5-6 lbs. of meat.  Brattleboro distribution takes place on Monday, October 12, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM.              Reservations will be required.  To register go to https://humanresources.vermont.gov/food-help         or call 802-476-0316 for assistance.   

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EVERYONE EATS DEERFIELD VALLEY Meal Distribution

Area restaurants are working to provide nutritious prepared meals for Vermonters in need of food assistance!  The program is also a way to provide a source of income for these businesses who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19, while also providing Vermont farmers and food producers an opportunity to increase sales – 10% of the ingredients are purchased from Vermont producers.

Meals available:  Thursdays Oct 7 to Dec 3, 11-12 AM at the Old High School Parking lot.                                   

PLEASE NOTE – Two Special Distribution Times:  Thurs. Oct. 15 & Nov. 19, 1-3 PM during the Deerfield Valley Food Pantry distribution (while supplies last).
If you would like information about other opportunities to pick up meals or have them delivered if you are unable to leave the house, contact Becky Stockhaus-Arbella at Shires Housing: (774) 402-0079 or [email protected]; or for Wilmington deliveries, Meg Staloff at Wilmington Works (802)380-9417.

“Vermont Everyone Eats is funded by the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund and made possible through a grant provided by the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development to Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA).”

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The Vermont Foodbank may be providing boxes of food at additional distributions held throughout the state during the coming months. Distributions are drive-through events at which you will be directed to pull up to a specific location and food items will be loaded into your vehicle. All food will be distributed while supplies last.

They are making every effort to streamline the distribution process. However, depending on turn out at each event, you may have to wait in your car. They suggest you bring water and snacks in the event there is a wait.

VISIT THIS WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION https://humanresources.vermont.gov/food-help

IF YOU HAVE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS, OR DO NOT HAVE INTERNET ACCESS, PLEASE CALL  1-866-652-4636  or  2-1-1

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The mission of the Deerfield Valley Food Pantry is to see that no one in the area goes needlessly hungry, or lacks the basics for personal care. We provide, as well as our resources permit, food and other items to all those who ask for assistance.

We do not turn anyone away.

apply-for-helpThe DVFP is a member of the Vermont Foodbank. If you need help or want to volunteer or donate, you may leave a message on the Food Pantry’s voicemail at (802)464-0148 or contact any area pastor.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently NOT accepting non-perishable food donations.

HOWEVER…

Monetary donations are gratefully accepted, and may be made via PAYPAL by clicking the DONATE button above,

OR mailed to:

DVFP, Inc. P.O. Box 1743, Wilmington, VT  05363

Thank you.


The DVFP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and your donation is tax deductible.
We rely on donations of food items, the financial support of local churches, towns, organizations and individuals, plus an annual membership drive to make sure our shelves are never empty.

We serve Dover, Halifax, Jacksonville, Marlboro, Readsboro, Searsburg, Whitingham, and Wilmington.

The Deerfield Valley Food Pantry has a new sign!  The sign has a removable bottom section that will be hung up the week of distribution, and removed after Saturday’s distribution is complete.

Food Distributions and Events

Additional Food Resource-Temporary Emergency Dover Food Shelf 

  • September 8, 2020 from 9:30 – 10:30 AM @ Butterfield Commons