Cheshire Food Drive Blog
Food Voucher Program
October 5, 2020

Cheshire’s Human Services department oversees the Cheshire Food Voucher Program. You can find out about obtaining vouchers by contacting Kristen Schechter at the Human Services Department at 203-271-6690 or go to Emergency vouchers are available with no paperwork. Vouchers are available monthly and are valued at $40 or $60 for a family of four […]


The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc to the lives of many of our neighbors. The Cheshire Food Drive, Inc. exists to try to alleviate hunger for neighbors who need help. The Cheshire Food Drive, Inc. is the sole funder of the food vouchers that are available at Town Hall to any resident in need on […]


The Cheshire Food Drive, Inc. solely finances the Cheshire Food Voucher Program which provides vouchers to Cheshire residents who are food insecure, even if temporarily. For more on the Food Voucher Program Cheshire Food Drive, Inc. also needs your help. Cheshire’s Food Voucher Program has seen an increase in requests for food assistance, and […]

September 2019
September 5, 2019

As the school year starts, our thoughts turn to the November food drive! For our forth-sixth year, the drive will take place at the Congregational Church Green during the first weekend of November. But, before we get ahead of ourselves, the need for monetary donations to support the Cheshire food voucher program is always great, […]

This Weekend!
November 1, 2018

It’s time! On Saturday and Sunday, November 3 & 4, from 9am to 3pm, members of Cheshire Food Drive, Inc. and volunteers like you will gather on the First Congregational Church green for the 45th annual November food drive. We can’t do this without your help! We welcome volunteers of all ages and backgrounds at […]

They’re Back!
October 30, 2018

We once again have locally-sponsored reusable tote bags available for a minimum $5 donation. Proceeds will help Cheshire Food Drive, Inc. sustain the town’s Food Voucher Program. You’ll see a lot of familiar names on our new blue tote bags, as well as some new sponsors. Many thanks to our premier sponsors: Viron Rondo Osteria, […]

Our 45th November Drive!
October 28, 2018

It’s almost November! For the 45th consecutive year, Cheshire Food Drive, Inc. invites the greater Cheshire community to unite in raising funds for the town’s Food Voucher Program and collecting food for area food pantries. Please join us November 3 & 4, any time from 9am to 3pm, on the First Congregational Church green to […]


Starting Monday, October 22, and leading to our annual town-wide November food drive, Cheshire Food Drive, Inc. partners with Cheshire’s public schools and local businesses to collect money for the town’s Food Voucher Program and food for local pantries. Cheshire students can make a difference in their community by bringing nourishing, non-perishable food to leave […]

Our 45th Annual Town-wide Food Drive
October 16, 2018

For the forty-fifth year, we will be collecting food donations at the Congregational Church Green and at Stop and Shop on Saturday and Sunday November 3 and 4, 2018. During the weeks preceding our drive, we will be collecting food at the Cheshire public schools. While we collect monetary donations to support the Food Voucher […]