A Fall Food Drive is in progress to replenish the Town Food Closet. Community Services distributes non-perishable items to Orange residents on a monthly basis and also in emergency situations.
You can help by donating needed items to the closet.
Here are some suggestions: dry milk, cereal, juice, canned chicken/turkey or tuna, chili, hash, rice, canned soups, canned vegetables, canned fruit, pasta, pasta sauce, macaroni & cheese, cereal, crackers, peanut butter, jelly, coffee, tea, toiletries, paper goods, tomato sauce, Ensure and any other non-perishable item that can help a resident in need.
Food baskets containing complete supplies for a meal are distributed to eligible Orange residents for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas.
Donations of grocery gift certificates to purchase chicken, turkey, ham, and non-perishables. (Any monetary amount from $30.00 and up)
Gift cards and movie coupons for the children and teens.
Monetary donations are accepted for the Community Services Assistance Fund by check only.
Contact Denise Stein, Elderly Outreach Services at 203-891-4787 or Kimberly Callahan, Administrative Assistant Community Services at 203-891-4788.
Please make checks payable to:
Treasurer Town of Orange
Orange Community Services Department
High Plains Community Center
525 Orange Center Road
Orange. CT 06477
Please call the Community Services Department at 203-891-4788 if you have any questions or would just to like to help.
THEY WILL NEED TO KNOW ASAP IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP.