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Community food banks and pantries are essential resources that provide critical support to individuals and families facing food insecurity. These organizations work tirelessly to address hunger and promote food access in local communities. Discover nearby community food banks and pantries in your area through the list below. 

Black Rock Food Pantry

2676 Fairfield Ave. 06605


Food Pantry:

Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Please Note:

Must bring valid ID and be a resident of 06605

Bridgeport Rescue Mission

1088 Fairfield Avenue, 06605


Food Pantry:

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 a.m. – Noon and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Soup Kitchen:

Breakfast is available Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 

Lunch is available on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Feed the People Food Pantry

301 Bostwick Avenue, 06605


Food Pantry: 

Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 


King’s Pantry

30 Florence Street, 06607


Food Pantry:

Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


nOURish Bridgeport Inc.

2200 North Ave, 06604 (Brick Building — Enter on North Ave only — one way street)


Food Pantry and Diaper Bank:

Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Soup Kitchen

During COVID-19: Walk Up - Drive Up hot meals

Thursday 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Salvation Army

30 Elm Street, 06604

Appointment only, must call 203-334-0995 

Food Pantry:

Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.


Must bring a valid ID 

St. John’s Episcopal Church

768 Fairfield Avenue, 06604


Food Pantry:

2nd & 4th Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Soup Kitchen:

Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The Bishop Jean Williams Food Pantry

4 Worth Street, 06604 

Appointments are required and can be made by calling 203-873-0260.

Food Pantry:

Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Thursday from 1 p.m. to 6p.m.

Please note: 

Everyone must complete a brief intake prior to shopping. Please call 203-873-0260 or complete the form online and someone will contact you by phone.

Thomas Merton House

43 Madison Avenue, 06604


Food Pantry:

Every other Wednesday starting 4/22 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Soup Kitchen:

Monday - Friday

Breakfast from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Lunch from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.