Cheshire Food Drive Blog
2017 Food Drive
September 25, 2017

It’s nearly time for the 44th annual town-wide food drive! In mid October, Cheshire Food Drive, Inc. will begin food collections in Cheshire’s public schools and local businesses. On November 4 & 5 we will set up on the First Congregational Church Green to accept food donations for local pantries, and money donations to fund […]

Grocery Bag Giveaway, update!
September 21, 2017

We are happy to announce that we have given away all 500 of our locally sponsored, reusable grocery bags! A great big thank you to everyone who donated money toward the Food Voucher Program! Check back for further giveaways.


Join us at Wayback Burgers, in Cheshire on Thursday May 25 between 5 pm and 7 pm and a portion of your purchase will be donated by Wayback to the Cheshire Food Drive, Inc.’s Food Voucher Program. The Food Voucher Program, administered by the town’s Department of Social Services, is funded solely by the Cheshire Food […]

Give Local 2017
April 24, 2017

The Cheshire Food Drive will again participate in the Give Local Campaign on April 25 and 26, 2017. To donate to the Food Drive, please visit: Information about the Give Local Campaign: “Hosted by Connecticut Community Foundation and sponsored by Ion Bank Foundation for the fifth consecutive year, Give Local Greater Waterbury and Litchfield […]


We will be collecting food to donate to local food pantries and donations to fund the Food Voucher Program for Cheshire residents (administered by the town’s Social Services Department) on Saturday and Sunday November 5 and 6 from 9 am – 3 pm. We will be at the Green in front of the Congregational Church […]

Give Local Campaign a Success
May 6, 2016

Thank you for your generosity during the recent Give Local campaign. Thanks to you, we raised over $600 during the campaign. As a reminder, the money that you donate to the Cheshire Food Drive funds the Food Voucher Program that is administered by the town. There is no government funding: it all comes from you! […]

Give Local
April 17, 2016

On May 3 and 4, the Cheshire Food Drive will participate in the Give Local for the Waterbury and Litchfield Hills area. Donations made during those days will not only support our local food voucher program but your donation may serve as the basis for additional donations made by local organizations that weekend. If you […]