Tag: food pantry

Town groups prepare for holiday giving

Holiday drives are already underway. Above, Isabella Council 15 of the Knights of Columbus (KOC) and its members delivered 60 winter coats to Southington Community Services in October for distribution to children in need in Southington. The drive is part of their Coats for Kids drive. From left, KOC member Bill Shatas, Southington Community Services director Janet Mellon, and KOC member Richard Pillar.

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER The upcoming holidays have various town organizations finalizing efforts to give back to those in need. Whether it’s clothing, food or toys, there’s plenty of ways to help out in the community this season. Southington…

Rotary donates to SCS

Comm - Rotary donates to SCS

On March 3, Southington Rotary Club president Steve Giudice presented a $3,000 grant to Janet Mellon and John Fazzolari of Southington Commuinity Services. From left, Fazzolari, Victoria Triano, Joanne Alfieri, Mellon, and Giudice.

First Lutheran donates veggies

Letter - First Lutheran brings fresh veggies to the food pantry

Southington Community Services expressed their thanks to Bill Ludecke, Pastor Joshua Rinas, and all of the members of First Lutheran Church for donating 2,000 pounds of vegetables from their garden. The garden was dedicated as the “Garden of Loaves and…

Community Cookout to benefit SCS food pantry

Southington Community Services
91 Norton St, Plantsville, CT 06479
(860) 628-3761

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER A community cookout will provide an afternoon of healthy grilling, live music, and entertainment for all in support of Southington Community Services. Sponsored by FitLife 24/7, the Aug. 22 fundraiser will bring the community together around a…

Dogs need help, too

Comm - SCS thanks all pets club

Assistant store manager Tommy Valentin stands beside 750 pounds of pet food that was donated to the Southington Community Services food pantry in Plantsville by All Pets Club on Queen Street.

Netting funds for SCS food pantry

Comm - Volleyball tourney for SCS

The Southington High School student council raised over $409 during a nine-team, student vs. staff volleyball tournament at the local high school. Proceeds were donated to the Southington Community Services food pantry which feeds over 70 local families each day.…