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Make a Financial Gift to support our critical services, including heat, water and electricity.  While these are overhead costs for some agencies, they are an essential part of our program services of shelter and food. Gifts may be made by check sent to Spooner House or securely online via PayPal by clicking the "Donate" button to the right.
Area Congregations Together
Our Mission
Spooner House is operated by Area Congregations Together, Inc. with the mission of providing food, shelter and support services to people in need. All of our energies are devoted to helping our clients establish a self-sufficient living situation. We recognize the dignity of our clients, we give them our respect and we deliver our services without proselytizing.

Thank you everybody who contributed to make our 
14th Annual Valley Has a Heart food drive
and the Heavn'ly Donuts Dust Off Car Cruise food drive a success!
We Need You! Join or Form a Walk Team!
On Saturday April 9, we were able to collect:

​Ansonia Stop and Shop: (food collected) 2,041 ($) $438.65
Shelton Stop and Shop: 1,479 $1,076.51
Derby Adams: 262 $ 489.98
Shelton Adams: 360 $ 197.38

Total Food Items: 4,142
Total monetary donations, including sponsorships: $3,252.52

Sunday April 10 at Heav'nly Donuts: 4,161
(vastly surpassing the 3,000 item goal)

Thank you to all who contributed, 
especially to our volunteers!
Special thank you to our sponsors:

Shelton and Ansonia Stop and Shop:
Dworken, Hillman, LaMorte, & Sterczala

Derby Adams Hometown Market:
Daniel Jacobs, LLC / Hairy Dog Grrrage
Thank you 2015 Great Give donors!
Tuesday May 3 - Wednesday May 4
36 hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Support us in The Great Give 2016!
Saturday May 14

Letter Carriers' Food Drive

Huntington United Methodist Church's Paper Shred Fundraiser
Time:
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Locations: 
Shelton Community Center
Back Parking lot

Take advantage of the convenience and security of having your sensitive household and business records destroyed by the PROS. Individuals and businesses are welcome. The cost is $10 for a standard archive box (15”x12”x10”) — and prices increase by $5 according to container size. Payment may be made in cash or with checks for over $30. Checks should be made payable to HUMC. Questions? 
Call 203-929-5545.
HUMC will match all money raised.​
Weekend grand total:
 8,303 food items donated and $3,382.52 raised. Thank you!

Bertucci's Fundraiser All Day 
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: 
768 Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton

Dine in or take out at Bertucci's, present the special Spooner House flyer and 15% of what you spend will be donated to Spooner House. Non-perishable food items will be collected as well.

Download flyer here -->
(must be brought with you)

Saturday May 14
Thursday May 26
Place a bag of non-perishable food items at your mailbox and your letter carrier will deliver it to a local food pantry. All Shelton food donations will be coming to the Valley Food Bank at Spooner House.

Items we are especially in need of include:
-Canned fruit                  -Chicken broth
-Applesauce                   -Canned / baked /dry beans
-Jelly                               -Cereal
-Boxed potatoes             -Mixed vegetables / carrots
-Soup/Stew                     -Canned ravioli
-Mac and cheese            -Drink mix
-Canned chicken / spam / corned beef hash
Saturday May 21
Save the date and spread the word! 
We are participating in The Great Give®. 
For 36 hours, starting May 3rd at 8 am, more than $170,000 in grant prizes will be awarded to nonprofits throughout Greater New Haven. Visit www.TheGreatGive.org and make your dollars go farther.
**Special Prize Alert**

Donate between 9 - 10 a.m. on WEDNESDAY 
May 4 to give us a chance to win an extra $2,000!