Make a Difference

Your Support Makes Daily Life Possible for Those in Need in Bethlehem

Donate Non-Perishable Foods & Personal-Care Items

Donation Sites

Bethlehem Library ----- Bethlehem Town Hall

Thomaston Savings Bank, Bethlehem Branch

for hours, see below.

Click here to download Shopping List

Make an Appointment to donate Perishable Foods or Large Quantities Items

203-586-8809

Friends@CFBethlehem.org

Donate Online

You may select the option to make an automatic monthly donation.

Gifts to Food Bank

Used for Food Only

Gifts to Caring for Bethlehem

Used where most needed

Gifts to Comfort Closet

Used for Personal Items Only

Donate by Check

Make Checks Payable to Caring for Bethlehem or to the Name of a Specific Fund and

send it to: Caring for Bethlehem, PO Box 5, Bethlehem, CT 06751

Caring for Bethlehem

How does your donation Make a Difference?

Caring for Bethlehem, Inc.

Donations of money to Caring for Bethlehem, Inc. help support local programs that serve those in need in the Bethlehem community. A small portion of donations received helps to cover the minimal operating costs of Caring for Bethlehem. **

The Board of Directors regularly disperses money from the CFB General Fund to where it is needed most. Primarily supporting the Bethlehem Food Bank, the Bethlehem Comfort Closet, the Bethlehem Assistance Fund, and the Bethlehem Fuel Bank, the Directors strive to maximize the impact of all donations.

Make an online donation to Caring for Bethlehem

Bethlehem Food Bank

Donations of money to the Bethlehem Food Bank go directly to the purchase of food to be distributed. **

Make an online donation to Bethlehem Food Bank

Bethlehem Comfort Closet

Donations of money to the Bethlehem Comfort Closet go directly to the purchase of personal items to be distributed. **

Make an online donation to Bethlehem Comfort Closet

Funds for the People of Bethlehem Administered by First Church of Bethlehem

Donate to Bethlehem Assistance Fund to provide rapid monetary response in emergency situations.**

Donate to Bethlehem Fuel Bank to provide for emergency fuel or emergency heating repairs.**

Donate to Bethlehem Scholarship Fund to provide financial assistance to graduating seniors.**

Donate to Bethlehem Community Fund to provide assistance for emergency capital expenses.**

**A credit card processing fee is deducted from each online donation in the amount of 30 cents plus 2.2% per transaction.

(For example: 52 cents on a $10 donation. $2.50 on a $100 donation.)

Donate Your Service

If you wish to donate services or volunteer to assist Caring for Bethlehem or anyone in need in Bethlehem, please contact: Friends@CFBethlehem.org.

Donation Site Hours

Monday & Wednesday

10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday & Saturday

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


No Saturday Hours

in July & August


Tuesday - Friday

9 a.m. - 12 noon

Tuesday

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

1st & 3rd Saturdays

9 a.m. - 12 noon


No Saturday Hours

in July & August


Monday - Tuesday

8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Wednesday

8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Thursday

8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday

8:30 a.m. - Noon

Bethlehem Branch Only

Caring for Bethlehem, Inc. is an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity organization incorporated in the State of Connecticut. Donations to Caring for Bethlehem, Inc. are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.

A small portion of donations to Caring for Bethlehem are used cover the minimal operating costs of the organization.

The Board of Directors regularly disperses money from the Caring for Bethlehem General Fund to where it is needed most. Primarily supporting the Bethlehem Food Bank, the Bethlehem Comfort Closet, the Bethlehem Assistance Fund, and the Bethlehem Fuel Bank, the Directors strive to maximize the impact of all donations.

Bethlehem Food Bank and Bethlehem Comfort Closet are registered trade names of Caring for Bethlehem, Inc. Donations to Bethlehem Food Bank and Bethlehem Comfort Closet are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law. 100% of contributions to these programs are distributed to provide assistance for local individuals and families regardless of race, religion, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, citizenship, veteran or disability status, or of any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Caring for Bethlehem, Inc. PO Box 5, Bethlehem, CT 06751

Friends@CFBethlehem.org