Why Donate?

Your tax deductible contribution to Sterling House will make a significant difference in the life of a center that has been serving Stratford and surrounding communities for over 85 years. Sterling House is a non-profit multi-service community center 501 (c)(3) which depends greatly on donations. Your donation supports social, educational and recreational programs which impact the lives of over 5,000 children, teenagers, and adults yearly.

In addition to financial contributions, Sterling House also accepts donations of food, supplies, equipment, and in-kind services. If further information about making a contribution is needed, please contact us at 203-378-2606. Thank You For Your Support!


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Donate to the Food Pantry


Items Needed

Food Drive Items
Canned vegetables, peanut butter & jelly, canned soups, pasta, beans, canned tuna/chicken, sugar, shelf stable milk, rice, oatmeal, granola bars, popcorn

Backpack Program Items
Baked beans, bread – small loaves/rolls, ramen noodles, canned vegetables, Chef Boyardee, Poptarts, canned fruit, peanut butter & jelly, canned soup, mac and cheese, oatmeal, juice boxes, cereal, granola bars

Toiletry Drive Items
Body wash, shampoo, soap, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste


Sterling House Wish List

Leaf bags for The Great Rake

Carpentry and masonry in-kind services

Artists to paint our picnic tables

New (sturdy) shelves for food pantry

Gas powered leaf blower

Pressure washer

Commercial Ice Maker