Our region is full of wonderful charities that do their best to support those in need in our community. Below is a list focused around food, shelter and clothing. If you're looking for a holiday gift and not sure what to give, make a donation in someone's name! Or if you're just looking to offer your support, reach out to any one of these amazing organizations--they are part of what makes the Lake Sunapee Region such an amazing and special place to live and visit.
If we missed anyone, please add your favorite local charity to the comments sections below, or drop us a quick email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Andover Food Pantry
The Andover NH Food Pantry is a volunteer driven community center for everyone to use. You can find it at the Andover Community Hub beside Pizza Chef.
175 Main Street
Claremont Soup Kitchen
Committed to serving individuals and families the Claremont Soup Kitchen supports food assistance in the Sullivan County Area. They provide food and other available products to those in need.
51-53 Central Street
Bradford Food Pantry
Serving residents in Bradford New Hampshire who need food assistance.
Hours: By Appointment Only
The Kearsarge Lake Sunapee Community Food Pantry
Established to help meet the emergency and everyday food and household needs of people in the Kearsarge/Lake Sunapee region that are experiencing financial hardship. The towns covered by this wonderful organization are: Andover, Bradford, Danbury, New London, Newbury, Salisbury, Springfield, Sunapee, Sutton, Warner and Wilmot.
Newbury Food Pantry
Managed and organized by South Newbury Union Church at the Friendship House
162 Village Road, South Newbury
Hours: Monday & Wednesday, 11:00am – 12:30pm & 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Newport Area Food Pantry
95 South Main Street
Newport, NH - 03773
Phone: (603) 863-3411
Sutton Food Pantry
Managed and organized by Trinity Bible Church volunteers, this pantry is located in South Sutton. They are also an affliate of the New Hampshire Food Bank.
539 Route 114
South Sutton, NH
Sunapee Food Pantry
Phone: (603) 763-2212
Warner Connects NH Food Pantry and Community Resource Center
Providing food, nutrition education and other support services needed to the residents of Warner and the surrounding communities.
49 West Main Street
OTHER LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS
Kearsarge Neighborhood Partners
Kearsarge Neighborhood Partners collaborates with individuals and organizations to create a support network that empowers people to achieve stability in their lives. Food delivery, fuel assistance and more.
KREM – Kearsarge Regional Ecumenical Ministries
Meeting the emergency needs of people in the Kearsarge/Sunapee region when other Ecumenical services are unavailable. KREM serves Andover, Bradford, Danbury, Elkins, Georges Mills, New London, Newbury, Salisbury, Springfield, Sunapee, Sutton, Warner, Wilmot
PO Box 1465,
New London, NH 03257
Kiwanis Club of Claremont
Kiwanis Club serves the children of the greater Sullivan County. They provide a Kiwanis Cares program for children in need.
Supporting the Kearsarge School District, Shine Local organized an online funding campaign in order to involve as many people as they can while remaining socially distanced. Did you know that a child who is food insecure goes 68 hours from lunch at school Friday to breakfast on Monday at school? We need to do everything we can to make sure no local child goes hungry.
Sullivan County Humane Society
A community engaged nonprofit committed to improving the quality of life for animals within the county and to putting an end to animal overpopulation, abandonment and neglect.
14 Tremont Street
Willey Perra Christmas Giving Program
They provide Christmas gifts for families in need in the Newport area. If you would like to donate money or gifts for children, they gladly accept.
12 Main Street
Is a community outreach in the Lake Sunapee region founded in 2013 to bridge the gap between those lacking basic necessities with neighbors who can meet those needs.This is the goal of Wish List NH, to provide physical resources to those with great need as quickly and as efficiently as possible. This is primarily accomplished through a secure and anonymous email list To date, WishListNH has assisted 419 families which represents 86 men, 267 women and 607 teens/children.