HOLIDAY CLOSURES FOR 2020

We will be closed:
NOVEMBER 26TH 2020
DECEMBER 24TH 2020
DECEMBER 31ST 2020

Snow days

If we need to close due to poor weather, we publish it on our facebook page and it will also be on Channels 6 and 13.

Are you serving meals during the pandemic?

YES! We have not missed one day of meal service! We serve a ‘to go’ style meal that should be heated to 165 degrees when you take it home. When you arrive we will also offer you 3 frozen meals to eat later. THERE ARE NO QUESTIONS ASKED for meals and you DO NOT need to be from the Bath area. We serve meals 12-1:30 Tuesdays and Thursdays.

How many times may I come a month to the food pantry?

During the pandemic, you are allowed to get groceries twice a month. We suggest you spread out your visits, but it entirely up to you when you come.

How do it participate during Covid?

When you arrive at our food pantry at 807 Middle Street, park and STAY IN YOUR CAR. A greeter will come to you with the needed paperwork and information. IF you are coming for the first time..please provide ‘proof of residency’. That would be a utility bill, a hospital bill/statement etc. It must be recent. YOU WILL need to wear a mask before our greeter will approach your vehicle. Our greeter will place a number on your windshield…when your food is ready, we will come and get you…you will then be able to shop for breads, produce, sweets etc. YOU MUST have your mask on to enter the outside structure.

Did the Food Pantry nights of operation change?

YES..YES they did. As of November 1 2020 our hours change to Tuesday, 4-6 and Thursday 12-2pm.

I have Court Ordered hours…what do I do?

We welcome students and adults with court ordered hours to complete..but they MUST be scheduled! You must contact the Executive Director, 650-3478, to schedule your time. We can only take so many court ordered volunteers at any one time. 

Only donate food at 807 Middle St.

We welcome any NON PERISHABLE food donation at 807 Middle Street. The double glass doors are open from 8-7 7 days a week. Go in thru the double glass doors..there is a large deck box to your left. Just leave your donations there. WE CAN NOT EXCEPT EXPIRED FOODS..please check the dates before leaving in the donation box.

DO NOT LEAVE any clothing, toys, perishable items or books.

What towns does the Bath Area Food Pantry Serve?

We serve Bath, W. Bath, Arrowsic, Georgetown, Phippsburg and Woolwich.

Hours of operation for the Soup Kitchen

The Soup Kitchen serves an afternoon meal from 12-1:30pm.  We are open Tuesday and Thursday. During Covid..we will only be offering ‘to go’ style meals. We will also offer you 3 frozen meals to take home..ALL MEALS should be heated to 165 degrees.

I am part of an organization that would like to volunteer on a regular basis…what do I do?

Please call Kimberly Gates, she is the Executive Director and makes the food pantry schedule.  Right now 2016 is covered…but if you want to be added to next years schedule…PLEASE let her know!  She is also able to plug different organizations in on this years schedule if you would like.  Her number is 650-3478.
UPDATE: WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING ANY VOLUNTEERS AT THIS TIME

Who should I call if I want to volunteer at the food pantry?

Please call Kimberly Gates. Kimberly is the executive director and if you have a ‘team’ she would gladly work with you.  She will let you know when we need help and what is available.  Her number is 650-3478.

UPDATE: WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING VOLUNTEERS AT THIS TIME

Who should I call if I want to volunteer at the soup kitchen?

Please call Norma Elwell at 737-9289.  She will let you know when she needs help and ask what things you like to do.  The soup kitchen is open Tuesday and Thursdays.
UPDATE: WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING VOLUNTEERS AT THIS TIME

Do you close the soup kitchen or food pantry during snow storms?

Yes, I am afraid we do.  We do not want to risk the lives of our clients or our volunteers during bad weather.  We will put a storm cancellation notice on channel 6 and channel 13. If RSU1 calls a snow day WE WILL be closed. If they call a 1-2 hour delay, we will be open.

Do I need anything to be able to eat at the soup kitchen?

No,  Just bring yourself!  We would love to have you!  We are working hard to serve healthy and tasty meals two times a week. We also will send you with a ‘to go meal’ to eat on days we are not open.

Do I need proof of residency to be able to use the Food Pantry?

Yes,  we do require everyone that wants to receive food from the food pantry to bring in some sort of proof of residency.  That includes a utility bill, a hospital bill, a lease agreement etc.  We do not accept drivers licenses for proof of residency.