Shelburne Food Shelf revitalized

For many years, Val Martel was the driving force behind the Shelburne Food Shelf. With her passing, new leadership had to emerge and with it, a new organizational plan to expand its hours and operations developed. A volunteer board of directors, composed of eight people representing local churches, social service agencies, the business community, and… Read More »

Many thanks from the Shelburne Food Shelf

I am writing to thank the town and people of Shelburne for the incredible support they have given to the Shelburne Food Shelf over the past year. The town graciously ceded some additional space for food storage which will make it much easier to have the food on hand that the people we serve depend… Read More »

Big turkey delivery for the food shelf just in time for the holiday

Big turkey delivery for the food shelf just in time for the holiday

Charlotte-Shelburne Rotarian Tod Whitaker delivered 25 turkeys to Marc Lewis of Shelburne Food Shelf for delivery to food shelf clients last week. Charlotte-Shelburne Rotary delivered a total of 120 turkeys to the food shelves of Shelburne, Charlotte and Hinesburg for Thanksgiving … and there will be more for Christmas.

Shelburne Food Shelf committees and board formed

By Tom Zenaty With the passing of long-time Shelburne Food Shelf operator Val Martel, we were left wondering how to sustain or improve its operation. In May, a group of individuals were called together by our town Social Services Committee and Rev. Greg Smith of the United Methodist Church to discuss how to move forward.… Read More »

Shelburne Food Shelf looking for support

By Tom Zenaty, Shelburne Food Shelf organizing committee member As many in town know, the Shelburne Food Shelf was operated for many years largely under the guiding hand of Val Martel, who passed away this spring. After we lost Val, Reverend Greg Smith of the United Methodist Church (who maintains the Food Shelf bank account)… Read More »