Operated  by a volunteer staff and Board of Directors, the Shelburne Food Shelf is run  by  town members, to serve town members.

March 2015 - Val Martel, the Operating Director and powerhouse of many years behind the Shelburne Food Shelf passed away. 

Spring/Summer 2015 -Community members gathered together from different faith communities, 

local community organizations, and simply concerned and interested neighbors committed to continue Val's work, while striving to make a sustainable and expanded Food Shelf for Shelburne. Dedicated volunteers continued Val's work.

August 2015 - An 8 member Board of Directors formed and began to meet bi-monthly.

December 2015- Food Shelf open hours doubled and a shopping model was used, where customers could select what their family needed.

January 2016- A freezer is purchased with a generous discount from Marcotte Appliance. Evening hours are added for food distribution and the Food Shelf officially partners with the Vermont Foodbank to better serve our customers. 

February 2016- Food Shelf hours will reach full expansion, 4 times a month, morning and evening.

August 2016- Official 501(c)3 nonprofit status obtained

September 2016-First annual Meeting of the Shelburne Food Shelf

June 2017- Weekly summer food program started for children in Shelburne with collaboration from the local school, faith communities, and volunteers

mission & vision

Working together to meet the needs of people in the Shelburne Vermont community who are struggling with food access and insecurity. 

See what we've been up To. Download our Annual Report.

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