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Tri-Town area resources for fighting hunger


HVCC Food Pantry

Hockanum Valley Community Council, Inc. (HVCC) provides services to individuals and/or families in a manner which will promote independence while assuring that basic needs are met regardless of ability to pay.HVCC-Food_Pantry

The HVCC Food Pantry is an emergency food source for residents of Vernon, Tolland, and Ellington, South Windsor and Coventry. The food is free to individuals who meet income and residency requirements. Over 1,400 families were served by HVCC during 2013.

Hours are:

Monday 3pm – 6pm
Tuesday 9am – 12pm
Wednesday 9am – 12pm and 3pm – 6pm
Thursday 9am – 1pm
Closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

29 Naek Road, Suite 5C
Vernon, CT 06066
Administration & Pantry: (860) 872-7727
Fax: (860) 870-6644
Transportation: (860) 870-7940

Cornerstone Food Cupboard

Hours are:

Tuesdays from 9 am – 12 noon
Saturdays from 12 noon – 2 pm

3 Prospect Street (rear)
Vernon-Rockville, CT 06066
Phone: (860) 871-1823
Fax: (860) 896-5057

Cornerstone Soup Kitchen

Over the past 25 years, The Cornerstone Soup Kitchen has served hundreds of thousands of free meals. We have been, and continue to be, a grassroots Soup-Kitchen“safety net” for thousands of adults and children in temporary need of food, as they overcome their challenges and rebuild their lives. Currently, Cornerstone provides 40,000 meals a year to residents in Vernon, Ellington, and Tolland.

Soup Kitchen hours are:

LUNCH: Monday through Sunday (7 days a week) at 11:30 am
DINNER: Monday through Friday (5 days a week) at 5:00 pm

15 Prospect Street
Vernon-Rockville, CT 06066
Phone: (860) 871-1823
Fax: (860) 896-5057


Mobile FoodshareFoodshare_Mobile

Mobile Foodshare is an outdoor food distribution for persons of low income. The food choices vary from week to week but usually include bread and several types of fresh produce. Other items may also be offered depending on availability. Foodshare delivers to Vernon every other week on Thursday. Please visit or call (860) 286-9999 and request the Mobile Foodshare automated line for current schedule and locations.

Phone: (860) 286-9999
Fax: (860) 286-7860

For more information for the Rockville site, contact Cornerstone, (860) 871-1823