Food Drive at Rentschler Field

May 6, 2020

Foodshare has decided to extend its operation at Rentschler Field in East Hartford until the end of May.

Foodshare’s Drive-thru Distribution:

  • Distribution dates:
    • OPEN WEEKDAYS Monday, May 11 through Friday, May 29;
    • CLOSED on Memorial Day, May 25;
  • Distribution times: 8:30 am – 12:00 noon;
  • Distribution address: 615 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT 06118 – Silver Lane entrance; gates will close at Noon
  • One allocation of food per car to ensure that we have enough food for everyone.

This emergency food distribution at Rentschler Field is in addition to Foodshare’s ongoing efforts to provide food to a network of over 200 pantries, community kitchens, and Mobile Foodshare sites throughout the region.

If you are unable to drive to East Hartford can access help through the following:

  • Mobile Foodshare an outdoor pantry-on-wheels, to find a site near you please text “FOODSHARE” to 85511 or go to
  • To find a food pantry, community kitchen and other resources near you, call 2-1-1 or go to