Foodshare Distribution to Continue

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Jason Jakubowski, President & CEO of Foodshare gives us an update on the food distribution at Rentschler Field and the daily services of Foodshare.

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Foodshare’s food distribution at Rentschler Field will start back up again on Tuesday, January 12.

Foodshare has been distributing food at Rentschler Field in East Hartford since the start of the pandemic. This distribution site alone has served over 225,000 households; many new to food insecurity due to COVID-19 and has distributed over 6 million meals.

WINTER SCHEDULE for Rentschler Field

TUESDAYS starting on January, 12; with an end date to be determined.


9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Address: 615 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT 06118 – Silver Lane entrance; gates will close at 1:00 pm

One allocation of food per car to ensure that we have enough food for everyone.

In the event of winter weather check Foodshare’s social media for schedule updates.

This emergency distribution at Rentschler Field is in addition to Foodshare’s ongoing efforts to provide food to a network of over 260 pantries, community kitchens, and Mobile Foodshare sites throughout the region.

Statewide Drive-Thru Food Distribution Schedule:

Mondays, starting 1/25 – Norwich

Address: 28 Stonington Road, Norwich CT 06360 – in the parking lot across from Pistol Pete's Bar And Grill

Hours: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Tuesdays, starting 1/12 – East Hartford

Address: Rentschler Field, 615 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT 06118 – Silver Lane Entrance

Hours: 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Wednesdays, starting 1/13 – Norwalk

Address: Calf Pasture Beach, 99 Calf Pasture Beach Road, Norwalk, CT 06855

Hours: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Fridays, starting 1/8 – New London

Address: St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, 10 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320

Hours: 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Community members can access additional food resources through the following:

If you are interested in volunteering or would like to donate to help us continue to serve our neighbors visit

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