Holiday Food Drive
Community Action Partnership isseeking donations of frozen turkeys to put into Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets for those in need.
We are holding the Holiday Food Drive on Saturday, November 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the following locations:
- Continental Contitech on Route 108 in Somersworth.
- Dover Moose Lodge, 42 Chestnut Street in Dover
CAP representatives will be accepting turkey donations during that time as well as canned vegetables, gravy, cranberry sauce, bake mixes and grocery store gift cards.
Donations can also be made through this website via PayPal
We operate food pantries in Dover, Farmington and Milton to provide short-term supplies of food to eligible households. We work closely with individual donors and community groups, such as the National Association of Letter Carriers and the Boy Scouts, to help fill our pantry shelves. We are always seeking donations of non-perishable food items such as canned meat, soups, stews, vegetables, pasta and sauces, peanut butter and other items such as grocery store gift cards. For information or to learn how to donate, call 603-516-8146 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
**For a list of all food pantries and soup kitchens in Strafford County,click here
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.
For our food pantry and commodity programs, please bring photo identification and proof of household income.
USDA Summer Meals Program
Community Action Partnership of Strafford County also helps to ensure eligible children receive nutritious meals during the summer months through the federal USDA Summer Food Service Program. Free breakfast and lunch are provided to all children age 18 and under at approved feeding sites. Please call 603-516-8146 for more information or to make a donation to the program.
Here are the locations, dates and hours for 2013:
Dover Housing Authority Seymour, 40 Hampshire Circle
Meals will be served Monday through Friday from June 24 to August 27; closed July 4.
Breakfast: 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Lunch: 12 noon to 12:30 p.m.
Dover Housing Authority Mineral Park Drive
Meal will be served Monday through Friday from June 24 to August 27; closed July 4.
Breakfast: 8:35 to 9:05 a.m. Lunch: 12:35 p.m. to 1:05 p.m.
Cold Spring Manor, 31 Emerson Avenue
Meals will be served Monday through Friday from June 24 to August 27; closed July 4
Breakfast: 9:30 to 10 a.m. Lunch: 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Love to Garen? Grow an Extra Row for Our Pantries
Interested in donating extra produce from your garden to our food pantries? Call 603-516-8146 to learn how to participate in the Grown an Extra Row program to donate veggies to our pantries.