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to the Heart of the city equipping
families with tools to improve their quality of life


If you are in need of food or other resources, we welcome you to speak to one of our Resource Specialist.  Before shopping, everyone must complete an intake form.  To schedule your intake, please send us an email by completing the form to the right or contact us at (203) 873-0260.


Volunteers are critical to the success of our programs, complete the form contact if you would like to volunteer at the Bishop Jean Williams Food Pantry.


YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE by giving a donation of any amount. Your donation will help feed the hungry. All donations are received through the secure Paypal system.  DONTE today and help make a difference today!


102,642 LBS.


5,293 FAMILIES 2017


Tangible Results
Targeted For 2018

Family food budgets are often the first to be cut, reducing both the amount of quality of food in many households and putting people in situations of food insecurity and hunger. In 2001, 6.8% of the population was food insecure. By 2016, 15 years later, that number had grown to 12.3% or 442,000 people

Because no one should go hungry

There’s still a lot of work to be done, and God is looking for people who will step out, take a bold stand and do the work God has called them to do! Bishop Jean Williams

We recognize that food security

is a key piece of the puzzle in achieving economic mobility.  We are grateful for all of the donations that are obtained through the Connecticut Food Bank, farms and local stores.

Breaking the cycle of poverty by providing services that help families become economically stable.

The Metro Kidz Mobile Outreach

is in neighborhoods and parks throughout Bridgeport during the months of May, June, September and October.  This mobile outreach provides life-skills program to children ages 5-12.  It’s visitation component provides critical resources to their parents.

Since 2002,

Park City Initiative Corp.’s volunteers have hit the streets to clean blighted neighborhoods.  Our Adopt-A-Block outreach program was established to beautify blighted neighborhoods, develop supportive housing and affordable housing.