Grow an Extra Row for Our Pantries
Interested in donating extra produce from your garden to our food pantries? Call 603-460-4237 to learn how to participate in the Grown an Extra Row program to donate veggies to our pantries.
We operate food pantries in Dover and Farmington to provide short-term supplies of food to eligible households. Photo identification and proof of household income is required. For information or to learn how to donate, call 603-460-4237 (Dover) or 603-460-4313 (Farmington) for information.
Farmington, 527 Main Street. Open from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon on Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Dover, 61 Locust Street, Suite 240, McConnell Center. Open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
Milton, 55 Industrial Drive (use side entrance). Open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday **This pantry will close as of May 26, 2015. Please use the Farmington pantry.
For a list of all food pantries and soup kitchens in Strafford County,click here
Summer Meals Program Thanks to everyone who helped make our 2014 Summer Meals program a success! CAP staff served 20,000 free breakfasts and lunches to children age 18 and under at 14 sites around the county. Summer Meals is a program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Please call 603-516-8146 for more information or to make a donation to the program.
Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program TEFAP is a federal program administered by the Community Action Partnership of Strafford County that helps supplement the diets of low-income residents, including the elderly and the homeless by providing them with food and nutrition assistance at no cost. In Strafford County, our agency's food pantries, along with more than 20 other food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens and nursing homes participate in this program. Contact 603-516-8146.
Holiday Food Baskets
Every year, CAP seeks food and financial donations to provide Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets to those in need. In 2014, we distributed 580 baskets during the holidays. For information or to learn how you can help, contact 603-460-4237.