Registration is now open for the CDR’s 11th Annual Shoreline Walkathon! The event will be held on Saturday, April 26 with registration starting at 9:00am on the Branford Town Green. Click here for more information!
The Community Dining Room is committed to serving the community by feeding the hungry and helping with other basic human needs. We strive to promote public awareness of the impact of hunger and isolation in our society. We are dedicated to helping our guests with their practical needs through referrals and fellowship.
The Community Dining Room serves the south-central Connecticut shoreline from East Haven to Old Saybrook including the towns of East Haven, Branford, North Branford, Guilford, Madison, Clinton, Westbrook, and Old Saybrook.
The Community Dining Room serves:
Served Daily, Sunday-Friday: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
2nd & 4th Saturday, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
TUESDAY FAMILY DINNER
(for families with children)
Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.
Call for pick up, (203) 488-0447.
Many of our CT neighbors are struggling with food insecurity. The CDR, its volunteers and many friends are doing what we can to help fill this void. Please help today with a monetary or food donation. We particularly need canned goods: fruit, soup, broth, stew, tuna, beans. Please consider doing a simple food drive in your neighborhood! Thank you! [ read more ]
Celebrating 25 Years of Service
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In addition to the CDR and the Branford Food Council, there is another great resource for our neighbors in need: the Connecticut Food Bank's Mobil Food Pantry comes to the New Life Apostolic Church at 26 Jefferson Road in Branford the first Friday of the month at 10am. All are welcome.
Technical help for CDR office computers
Covered sauce pans in various sizes
Dust broom and pan
Hand-held can openers
Heavy-weight industrial strength hand truck
Oven mitts and pot holders
Used children’s clothing, and adult and children’s accessories (hats, belts, scarves, ties, etc.), for one of our annual fundraising activities
The CDR Thanks Our Major Donors
Archdiocese of Hartford
Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery
Branford Community Foundation
Capital One Bank
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Guilford Savings Bank
United Way of Greater New Haven
V.F. McNeil Insurance