Ways to Donate

Donate Money

Your tax deductible monetary donations may either be made online through the secure PayPal link below, or dropped off at the Food Shelf during open hours, or  mailed to the

Williston Community Food Shelf, PO Box 1605, Williston, VT 05495. We are a 501(c)3 organization, and our Tax ID number is 26-2988391.  


Donate Food

If you are interested in making a donation of food, our guidelines suggest that your donations be of non-perishable foods in intact, unopened and undamaged containers that are not expired.  The items that we have the greatest need for are: breakfast cereal, pasta, canned pasta sauce, canned vegetables and fruits, cans of soup, canned tomatos, canned protein, tuna, peanut butter, jelly, canned beans, coffee and tea, snacks, juice, macaroni and cheese, and pasta side dishes.   We are also happy to receive toilet tissue, personal hygiene products, condiments, and pet food. Unfortunately (with the only exception being pet food), we cannot use large, bulk packaged products that you might purchase a warehouse stores. We do accept fresh fruits and vegetables, but please let us know ahead of time of your donation, since our refrigerator space is limited. We are not permitted to accept home-made food items. 

Food donations can be dropped off at the Food Shelf during the following hours:

Tuesdays:      4:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursdays:    8:30am - 11:00am
Saturdays:    8:30am - 11:00am
Food donations can also be dropped off in food donation boxes located at Agway (on Essex Road / Rt 2A), Allen Brook School (Williston), the Dorothy Alling Memorial Library (Williston), Starbucks in Williston, Superb Cupcakes (Williston), Williston Family Eye Care (Williston) and the Williston Federated Church. Please call 735-6303 if you have any questions, or if you need to arrange for a special drop off time.
If you business is interested in becoming a Partner with the Food Shelf, please see our Partners page.

Donate Time

Anyone, over the age of 16, is allowed to volunteer at the Williston Community Food Shelf. To learn more about volunteer opportunities at the Williston Community Food Shelf, please click here.


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