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Holiday Hours

CLOSED - Thursday, December 24th

                   Friday, December 25th

OPEN - Monday, December 28th 9 - 3 pm

              Tuesday, December 29th 9 -3 pm

              Wednesday, December 30th 9 - 3 pm

CLOSED - Thursday, December 31st

                   Friday, January 1st

The Hands that Feed Us...

This amazing documentary was filmed and produced by Alex Borelli, a student at NWR7 High School in Winsted.  He captured the true spirit of our operations and the mission to fight food insecurity - ENJOY

Click Here To Donate  

Our safe and cyber secure donation system will ensure your kindness is delivered directly to the food bank.   We accept all major credit cards.  Click the DONATE link below.  Thank you kindly.

Food, Toiletries,  Holidays & more

Friendly Hands Food Bank is a  not-for-profit 501c3 food bank located

 in Torrington, CT.   Founded in 1991 by Maureen "Mo" Hubert to offer food assistance to those in need, the food bank has grown in size to offer food, toi​letries and other services over th​e years.  In addition to food, we offer Thanksgiving baskets, Christmas gifts for children & seniors, back to school supplies and other amenities as they become available to us.



FHFB is funded strictly by the generosity of donors, grants, companies, volunteers and individuals in the community.  We partner with the CT Food Bank and provide nutritious and healthy​ food options for our clients.  We encourage donations via fundraisers, community collaborations and individual monetary gifts.   We gladly accept donations via all major credit cards, checks and non perishable food items.   

Items we always need:  Tuna, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Pasta, Sauce, Mac & Cheese, Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap, Ramen Noodles, Rice, Cereal & any perishable or non-perishable food items.   We also accept fresh & frozen foods.

We love our furry friends too -  We also accept PET FOOD

We do NOT accept clothing

Community Soup Kitchen of Torrington

Providing hot meals daily for anyone in need.  Visit them at 220 Prospect Street, Torrington during the hours listed.  Visit their website at

Meet the Executive Director...

Karen Thomas holds a degree in business administration and has been involved in the FHFB for over 20 years in various capacities; board member, volunteer, donor.  Her extensive knowledge and passion for the community in which she resides is evident through her continued dedication to the food bank.  She continues to honor and execute the legacy of our founder, Maureen "Mo" Hubert.

Karen welcomes community input and involvement from the residents of NWCT.  Please feel free to reach out to join in our efforts to continue our noble cause.

Our Board of Directors are the heart of the food bank and keep the organization running smoothly.   They are Dan Hartnett, Janet Theroux, Nancy Sieller, Shari Picard, Nancy Riley, Donna Battisoni, Kathy Pelkey  and Lisa Gosselin and Charleen Cotton.   Our advisory board members are Kevin Bartolotta, State Representative Michelle Cook, Susan DePretis and Ken Thomas.

Serving the NWCT Community since 1991


Monday - Thursday           9:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Friday    9:00 - 1:00 p.m.

 (860) 482-3338

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Serving the NWCT communities since 1991

Karen Thomas 

Executive Director