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Volunteer Drivers Needed at Sterling House

The Sterling House Resource Connection Program is looking for drivers to help pick up donated food during the Holiday season (locally- schools, businesses etc.). Must have CT license, be able to lift 23-50 pounds at a time and help bring product down a few basement steps. Small Sterling House van is available. If interested please call Sterling House at 203-378-2606.

The Resource Connection current needs include:


Canned ravioli

Boxes of macaroni and cheese

Jars of Pasta Sauce


Peanut butter

Flavored rice (e.g. Rice a Roni, Lipton)

Instant boxed potatoes (all types)

Cans of baked beans/pork and beans

Pancake mix and syrup

Dry milk


Cold and hot cereal

Condiments: ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, relish

Canned fruit

Canned meals: ravioli, hash, beef stew



Donations of non-perishable food, dairy, frozen & seasonal items welcome. Monetary donations & store gift cards welcome; the Pantry is primarily stocked with canned vegetables, soups, sauces, stew, tuna and fruits, pastas, tomato sauce (can or jar), powdered milk, cereal, rice, macaroni & cheese, single-serving items and some frozen items on occasions (hot-dogs, turkeys, bread and/or rolls). This past summer a group of volunteers initiated a community garden which will provide fresh vegetables for the pantry during the growing season. The pantry is funded by monetary and food donations and grants from foundations and corporations.

For further information call 378-2606, Ext. 114 or e-mail

Youth and Adult Programs in Stratford, CT