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Stratford Food Banks


Drive-Thru Food Pantry

Holy Name of Jesus Church
1950 Barnum Avenue, Stratford CT

Tuesday, February 9, 3:00 – 4:00 PM

To encourage social distancing and help limit the spread of COVID-19, the Stratford Health Department, CT Food Bank, and
Holy Name of Jesus Church have partnered to offer a drive-thru food pantry. We ask for all those attending the drive-thru pantry to adhere to the following directions:

  • Stay in your car at all times
  • Pop your trunk (if possible)
  • A pre-selected bag of food will be placed in your car
  • One bag per car

The Holy Name of Jesus Drive-Thru food pantry serves, on average, 270 families at the pantry each month. Yes, there is food insecurity in Stratford, as you can see, we have hundreds of cars line up to receive food. If you are in need for food come to the February 9th drive-thru. You enter the line for the food by going down Mary Avenue, making a left on Edwin, and a right on College Street. The entrance to the drive-thru in on College Street.

Food Assistance Programs for Older Adults

If you, or someone you know, are experiencing difficulty accessing food during the COVID-19 health pandemic, please contact Stratford Senior Services at (203) 385-4050 for a phone screening to determine what food assistance programs are available to assist you.



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