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 Maureen MO Hubert

Founding Director

Food, Toiletries,  Holidays, Coats & 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 gifst 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 love our furry friends too -  We also accept PET FOOD

We do NOT accept clothing

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, Diane Chasse, Janet Theroux, Nancy Sieller, Shari Picard, Nancy Riley, Kathy Pelkey  and Lisa Gosselin. 

Serving the NWCT Community since 1991

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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