Donation Collection Sites

Touchdown! Thank you for joining the team to make a difference!

We’d love for your church or organization to be a collection site for United in Red, White, and Blue! Here’s what we’d like you to do:

  • Comment below to sign up as a collection site. Provide your church/organization name and location (including state, please!), and recipient if known.
  • Choose a recipient for your donations.
  • Collect as many food items and monetary donations as you can until the end of the Super Bowl (Feb 1).
  • Count and Report the total number of items and dollar donations you have collected (and the receiving food organization) and report the numbers to beccanleigh@gmail.com by 11:59 pm Sunday, February 1st.
  • Celebrate as you Donate your food and share in something bigger than all of us. Please email us with any questions. We are here to support your generous participation.
  • (This data is updated manually by one volunteer; please be patient and please provide your church contact information and location because I can’t search the web or the Conference journal for each entry. Thanks!) 

Known Donation Sites by State (alphabetical by state and town):
here’s where to donate in… 

Connecticut

Maine
– Brooksville United Methodist Church, 713 Coastal Rd., So. Brooksville ME & Reversing Falls Sanctuary, 818 Bagaduce Rd. No. Brooksville ME, Leave donations in the entryway to the Fellowship Room at BUMC, or in the entryway of Reversing Falls, any time, any day between now and when the Patriots win the game and the day we show love and compassion for ALL of God’s people. Collecting for Tree of Life Food Pantry in Blue Hill.
– Brunswick United Methodist Church, 320 Church Rd., Brunswick ME, 207-725-2185, collecting for the Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program of Brunswick (drops offs: Fri 10 am to 2 pm, Sun 8:30 am to 11:30 am at the church)
– (Portland) Hope.Gate.Way., 509 Forest Ave, Portland ME, 207-400-6262 or allen@hopegateway.com for donation information, collecting for neighbors in the Parkside neighborhood of Portland through the Sacred Heart Food Pantry
– (Presque Isle) Grant Memorial United Methodist Church, Fleetwood St., Presque Isle, ME, 207-762-9531, collecting for Gift
– (South Portland) Thornton Heights United Methodist Church, 100 Westbrook St., South Portland ME, call Kathleen at 207-809-9961, collecting for the South Portland Food Cupboard (drop off Jan. 29, 9:30am-noon, Jan. 31, 1:00-4:00pm or Sunday Feb. 1, 8:30am-noon)
– York-Ogunquit Church, 1026 US Route One (PO Box 521), York ME, 207-363-2749 or pastor.youmc@gmail.com (Drop-off Hours: Sun-Thurs 9:00am-Noon), collecting for York Community Food Pantry

Massachusetts
– (Braintree) Heritage United Methodist Church, Braintree MA, collecting for Braintree Food Pantry and Interfaith Social Services of Quincy.
– (Clinton) The United Church of Clinton, 109 Haskell Ave, Clinton MA, Collecting for Clinton W.H.E.A.T. / community cafe food panty
– East Longmeadow United Methodist Church, 215 Somers Rd., E. Longmeadow MA, 413-525-7416 (food donations collected Thurs through Sun, ( am to noon, at the office door at back of building)
– (Hudson) First United Methodist Church, Hudson MA
– Lexington United Methodist Church, 2600 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA, 781-861-9301, collecting for Lexington Food Pantry
– (Malden) Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 577 Salem St., Malden MA, 781-321-2490, collecting for Bread of Life in Malden and United Methodist Economic Ministry in Maine
– (Mansfield) Faith Fellowship United Methodist Church, 9 N. Main St., Mansfield MA, 508-399-6040
– (Medford) First Community United Methodist Church, 55 Otis St., Medford MA, collecting for the Community Cupboard Food Bank in Medford
– (Melrose) First United Methodist Church, 645 Main St., Melrose MA, Monday-Friday, 9-1; Sundays 9-12:30, collecting for Pantry of Hope, Melrose
– Melrose Highlands Congregational Church, 355 Franklin St., Melrose MA, accepting food donations and checks (made out to “A Servant’s Heart Food Pantry”) for a Servant’s Heart Food Pantry (checks: mail slot on Franklin St. Food: collection bin at the back door on W. Highland Ave. 6 am – 1 pm, Mon – Thurs, Super Bowl Sun 9:30 am to noon.
– ( Merrimac) Merrimacport United Methodist Church, 39 High St (corner of River Rd), Merrimac MA, collecting for Merrimac Senior Food Pantry (Bring non-perishable food when you come for worship Sun, Feb.1 at 10am, or drop off anytime Sunday until 5pm)
– (North Andover) First United Methodist Church, 57 Peters St., No. Andover, MA, 978-682-5305, collecting for Neighbors in Need, Lawrence, MA and Peoples Pantry, No. Andover, MA (hours- Sun 9 am to 2 pm; Tues, Fri 8:30 am to 4:00 pm; Thurs 8:30 am to 11:30 am; Office door is in the rear of the building)
– (Salisbury) East Parish United Methodist Church, 8 Lafayette Rd., Salisbury MA, collecting for Pettengill House Food Pantry in Salisbury.
– South Walpole United Methodist Church, 1886 Washington St., South Walpole MA, 508-668-2530, collecting for the Walpole Food Pantry (and within shouting distance of Gillette Stadium!)
– Tewksbury United Methodist Church, 2335 Main St., Tewksbury MA, 978-658-9551, collecting for Tewksbury Food Pantry (Hours for drop of: Sun 8:30 am – 10:30 am; Tues, Wed, Thurs: 9 am -1 pm)

New Hampshire
– Bow Mills United Methodist Church, 505 South St., Bow NH 603-224-0884 (bowmillschurch@comcast.net; collection times: Mon 5-7 pm, Wed 10 am-5 pm, Thurs 1-7 pm, all morning Sunday, please contact church office for other times), collecting for Friends of Forgotten Children in Concord, NH
– Grantham United Methodist Church, Route 10 in the center of Grantham NH, collecting for the Grantham food bank and the Newport Area Food Bank (receiving donations Sat and Sun from 9 am to noon)
– Lebanon United Methodist Church, 18 School St., Lebanon NH, 603-448-5478, collecting for LISTEN Food Pantry
– (Sunapee) Lake Sunapee United Methodist Church, 9 Lower Main St., Sunapee NH, 603-372-2302, collecting for the Sunapee Food Bank and the Kearsarge Regional Food Band in New London (donations received Thurs 29th through Sun Feb 1 from 9 to noon or by appointment)

Rhode Island
– North Kingstown United Methodist Church, 450 Boston Neck Road, North Kingstown RI,  401-294-9293 (drop off hours: Sun 7:30am – Noon; Mon, Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 1:30pm; Wed Noon – 4pm), collecting for North Kingstown Food Pantry

Vermont
– (Barre) Hedding United Methodist Church, 40 Washington St., Barre VT, 802-476-8156, collecting for the Hedding Food Shelf
– (East Arlington) Federated Church of East Arlington, 91 Ice Pond Rd, East Arlington VT,802-375-2548, collecting for Arlington (VT) Food Shelf (Food donations: church narthex Mon thru Fri, 9a.m. to noon and 5 to 7 p.m.; Sat, 1/31 and Sun, 2/1 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Financial donations: church office across the street at 102 Ice Pond Rd, M-F 9 a.m. to 12 noon)
– (Essex Jct) Grace United Methodist Church, 130 Maple St., Essex Junction VT, 802-878-8071 (drop off time: Mon – Thurs 9 to 11 am, or call for other times), collecting for Heavenly Pantry in Essex Junction.
– Middlebury United Methodist Church, N. Pleasant St., Middlebury VT, 802-388-2510, Food drop off on February 1 from 9AM to noon.
– (Saint Albans) Saint Paul’s UMC, 11 Church St., Saint Albans VT, 802-524-5632, collecting for the Franklin/Grand Isle Community Action Food Shelf

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21 thoughts on “Donation Collection Sites

  1. The United Church of Clinton, 109 Haskell Ave, Clinton Massachusetts 978 – 365-9232, Collecting for Clinton W.H.E.A.T. / community cafe food panty

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  2. First United Methodist Church
    57 Peters St., No. Andover, MA
    978-682-5305
    Hours:
    Sundays: 9 am – 2 pm
    Tuesdays, Fridays: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
    Thursdays: 8:30 am – 11:30 am
    Office door is in the rear of the building
    Donations will be given to Neighbors in Need, Lawrence, MA and Peoples Pantry, No. Andover, MA

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  3. Tewksbury United Methodist Church, 2335 Main St., Tewksbury, MA
    978-658-9551
    Hours for drop of:
    Sundays: 8:30 am – 10:30 am
    Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 9 am -1 pm
    Donations will go to the Tewksbury Food Pantry

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  4. North Kingstown United Methodist Church
    450 Boston Neck Road
    North Kingstown, RI 02852
    401-294-9293
    Hours for drop off:
    Sundays: 7:30am – Noon
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9:30 – 1:30pm
    Wednesday: Noon – 4pm
    Donations will go to the North Kingstown Food Pantry

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  5. Grace United Methodist Church, 130 Maple St. , Essex Junction, VT 802-878-8071, collecting for Heavenly Pantry in Essex Junction. Drop off time is Monday through Thursday 9 to 11. For other times call the church 802-878-8071 and we will set another time that works. If you church want to drop it off February 1 in the afternoon call 878-3189 for a time.

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  6. Bow Mills United Methodist Church
    505 South Street
    Bow, NH 03304
    603/224-0884
    bowmillschurch@comcast.net

    Collection times: Monday 5:00-7:00 pm/Wednesday 10:00 am-5:00 pm/Thursday 1:00-7:00 pm
    All morning on Sunday. Please contact the church office to request other times.

    Collecting for Friends of Forgotten Children in Concord, NH

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  7. The Brooksville United Methodist Church, Brooksville, MAINE accepts the challenge! We have two sites for drop-off of non-perishable food items for the local Tree of Life Food Pantry in Blue Hill. Leave donations in the entryway to the Fellowship Room at BUMC, 713 Coastal Rd in So. Brooksville, or in the entryway of the Reversing Falls Sanctuary, 818 Bagaduce Rd. in No. Brooksville. Donations may be left ANYTIME, ANY DAY between now and February 1st, the day the Patriots win the game and the day we show love and compassion for ALL of God’s people.

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  8. Melrose Highlands Congregational Church, 355 Franklin Street, Melrose, MA 02176 will accept food donations and checks (made out to “A Servant’s Heart Food Pantry”) for a Servant’s Heart Food Pantry. Checks can be put through the mail slot on Franklin Street. Food donations should be left in the collection bin at the back door of the church on West Highland Avenue from 6 am to 1 pm, Monday through Thursday or Super Bowl Sunday from 9:30 am to noon. Let’s make this a win for all of God’s people!

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  9. Highlands Church, UCC, Melrose MA accepts the challenge! The Highlands Church, UCC, 355 Franklin St, Melrose, MA is a drop-off site and food will go to A Servant’s Heart and other local food pantries. Donations of money are also welcome and count toward the challenge. Drop off your food donations—non-perishable items, please, and check those expiration dates– at the West Highland Avenue entrance to the Highlands Church, Monday through Thursday from 6 A.M. through 1 P.M. and on Super Bowl Sunday. The church is at 355 Franklin Street, drop off is at rear of the building. Checks made out to A Servant’s Heart Food Pantry may be left in the mail slot in the lower-entrance door on Franklin Street.

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  10. HopeGateWay
    509 Forest Avenue
    Portland, Maine

    We are collecting for Sacred Heart Food Pantry in the Parkside Neighborhood of Portland. Contact me (Allen: 207-400-6262 / allen@hopegateway.com) if you have food to drop off, or bring your food when you come for worship on Sundays, Jan. 25 or Feb.1 – 9 am or 11 am.

    Go Patriots! Go New England!

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  11. The Federated Church of East Arlington is pleased to be a donation site. We are located at 91 Ice Pond Road, East Arlington, VT 05252. Donations of food can be dropped off in the Narthex of the Church Monday thru Friday, 9a.m.to 12 noon and also 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, January 31 as well as Sunday, February 1 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Financial donations can be brought to the church office across the street at 102 Ice Pond Road, Monday thru Friday 9 a.m. to 12 noon. All food and financial donations will go to the Arlington (VT) Food Shelf which serves the Arlington, Sandgate and Sunderland, VT communities. Contact person is Rev. Kathy Clark, Pastor, Federated Church of East Arlington, 802-375-2548, ksclark58@yahoo.com

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  12. Merrimacport United Methodist Church
    39 High Street (corner of River Road)
    Merrimac, MA

    The Port Church is collecting for Merrimac Senior Food Pantry. Bring your non-perishable food when you come for worship on Sunday, Feb.1 at 10am, or drop off anytime Sunday until 5pm.

    Go Patriots! Go New England!

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  13. The Lake Sunapee United Methodist Church is coming on as a food donation sight. We are located at 9 Lower Main Street in Sunapee. We will be collecting food from Thursday the 29th through Sunday Feb 1 from 9 – noon or by appointment 603-372-2302 or pastorpat@lakesunapeeumc.org.

    Our donations will be for the Sunapee Food Bank and the Kearsarge Regional Food Band in New London.

    Go Patriots! And Go New England Conference in food collection!

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  14. Grantham United Methodist Church will also be a drop off site for food and donations. The Church is located on route 10 in the center of Grantham/. We will be receiving donations Saturday and Sunday from 9 – noon.

    Donations will be given to the Grantham food bank and the Newport Area Food Bank.

    Go Patriots!

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