Police to host food drive Friday

The Ridgefield Police Benevolent Association will host a food drive Friday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Stop and Shop on Danbury Road. Donated food will go to support the Ridgefield Food Pantry. Items being collected include: canned fruit, cereal, crackers, spaghetti sauce, healthy snacks, tuna, canned chicken, crackers, peanut butter, jelly, ketchup, mayonnaise, rice and pasta … read more

Realtors help fill the pantry shelves

The Ridgefield Board of Realtors held its annual food drive on the opening day of the 2018-19 school year to fill the shelves at the Ridgefield and Redding food pantries.   Realtors delivered five carloads of non-perishable food. Additionally, with monies collected through the Coins From A Caring Community Drive, real estate agents donated over $800 in cash and gifts … read more

Radiant Health Acupuncture open house to benefit Ridgefield Food Pantry

Radiant Health Acupuncture will host an open house at 23 Catoonah Street Thursday, June 14, that will benefit the Ridgefield Food Pantry.  Residents who attend are recommended to bring nonperishable food items and drop them off in the rear lobby. The Ridgefield Food Pantry, provides free food to Ridgefield families in need. The open house will take place from 5-8 p.m.  23 Catoonah Street is … read more

Fill-A-Public Works Truck to benefit Ridgefield Food Pantry

Ridgefield’s Highway Department is joining hundreds of public works departments across New England in collecting food and household goods to support their local food pantry needs. The town’s annual Fill-A-Public Works Truck food drive will take place during National Public Works Week (May 20-26), and will support the Ridgefield Food Pantry. Interested residents are asked to bring goods to the … read more

St. Stephen’s Nursery School hosts ‘Diaper Ministry’

The St. Stephen’s Nursery School “Diaper Ministry” has collected over 3,500 diapers since it started in 2015. The diapers are collected and donated to the Ridgefield Food Pantry and Pop Up Pantry. “The ministry began when we learned there was a real need for diapers at local food pantries. We decided to establish the SSNS Diaper Ministry as an ongoing … read more

Girl Scout raises $1,000 for food pantry, Meals on Wheels

How long does it take to get a $1,000 bottle-return bill? Try 41 hours, over the course of three months. That’s how long it took Barlow Mountain Elementary School fifth grader Kyela McGuire to return 20,000 bottles and cans this winter. Kyela, a member of Girl Scout Troop 50550, collected, sorted and returned the recyclables from November through January. She … read more

Dr. Langberg challenges patients, donates $500 to food pantry

Ridgefield orthodontist Dr. Blaine Langberg challenged his patients to donate to a good cause, and they rose to the occasion. Patients at Dr. Langberg’s office earn tokens each time they come to the office. The tokens can be redeemed for prizes, ranging from yo-yo’s and frisbees, to larger prizes like Deborah Ann’s gift cards, or movie tickets to the Prospector … read more

Upperclassmen win food drive at high school

Food, cans and boxes of it, was collected for the Ridgefield Food Pantry and Dorothy Day Hospitality House in Danbury by Ridgefield High School students during a one-day food drive Tuesday, Oct. 17, as part of spirit week leading up to Saturday’s homecoming game and dance. From left are Shane Bowler, Max Cumming, Zoe Butchen, Rachel Blieden, Vidur Hareesh, Alex … read more

ScoutsCAN Donates $2,500 to Ridgefield Food Pantry

Scouts from all Ridgefield BSA Troops made a $2500 donation to the Ridgefield Food Pantry last week. Tony Phillips, Director of Social Services accepted the check presented by Troop 76 representatives Spencer Carlson and Evan Kaye. “It’s a great effort by everyone in Ridgefield” stated Carlson. “People donate their deposit bottles and cans in our bins. Scouts sort them and … read more

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