Update: COVID-19

How You Can Support Homes with Hope Today

Thank you to our caring community for your concern and inquiries about how to support Homes with Hope
during this uncertain and challenging time.

Monetary Donations:

COVID-19 is a far reaching crisis with not only a social impact but an economic one as well. Homes with Hope is just beginning to experience the additional expenses we will be incurring due to this outbreak. As this is a fluid situation the needs of our organization and our clients are changing daily. For this reason your financial support is the most effective and efficient way for you to help us at this time.

To support Homes with Hope at this critical time please click here.

Donate Non-Perishable Food and Cleaning Supplies/Paper Goods:

Donation drop off:  Monday thru Friday 10 am - 2 pm  -  Gillespie Center Courtyard, 45 Jesup Road

Hearty Soups / Chili

Canned Tuna & Chicken

Canned Vegetables

Canned Fruit / Applesauce

Dry Cereal / Powdered Milk

Chef Boyardee Canned Pasta

Pasta Sauce


Toilet Paper

Paper Toweling


Sanitizing Wipes

Sanitizing Sprays

Disposable Gloves

Hand Sanitizer


Provide Lunch or Dinner for 25 People to our Community Kitchen:

At this time we can only accept pre-scheduled meals. 

Prepared lunch drop off:  10 am - 11 am   Prepared dinner drop off:  3 pm - 4 pm   -  Gillespie Center, 45 Jesup Road

When you arrive with your scheduled meal please call the Gillespie office @ 203-226-1661 and a staff member will meet you in the parking lot. If no answer, knock on the 2nd door in the courtyard and a staff member will follow you to your car and carry back your meal.   

To register as a Community Kitchen volunteer please follow this link and fill out the brief form. Once submitted, you will be contacted with a sign-up link to our online calendar.

Thank you for your generosity and be well.
Helen McAlinden, President & CEO

Questions: Please contact Maureen Liebergall @ mliebergall@hwhct.org

How Homes with Hope Continues to Help 

  Until further notice only HwH staff and shelter clients are permitted inside of the building.

Homes with Hope continues to serve those in need as we continually review protocols and implement safety measures to best protect our clients, staff and the community.

Prepared meals and non-perishable groceries are available “to go” at the Gillespie Center
45 Jesup Road, Westport.

To receive groceries and/or a meal, please knock on the 2nd door in the courtyard
and your food will be brought outside by a staff member.

Community Kitchen Hours:

Lunch: Noon to 1 pm

Dinner: 5 pm to 6 pm

Food Pantry Hours:


1 pm – 4 pm