Neighbor Meals and Menu
C.I.D.E.R. chef, Kelly Robinson and her team of volunteers provide hot, tasty and nutritious homestyle meals to residents of Grand Isle County and their guests.
This program is designed to be supplemental and social. At times, we also schedule special and holiday meals as well as occasional evening suppers during the warmer months.
Meal are low salt or no salt and low sugar or no sugar. Provisions can be made for diabetics and persons with dietary restrictions. Some ingredients for meals have been donated to C.I.D.E.R. by Healthy Roots Collaborative https://www.healthyrootsvt.org
A. In person:
When: Lunch will be served at Noon on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month, Spring through Fall. Currently, in person meals are paused for winter but will resume on April 12th, with a Baked Ham and Scalloped potatoes meal.
Where: The Neighbors meal site is located in Reader Hall at the Congregational Church of South Hero at 24 South Street. The site has a handicapped access entrance.
RSVPs are Required. Please call C.I.D.E.R. at 802-372-6425 no later than the prior Friday. Attendance is currently limited to 60 guests. Requested donation is $5.00 per meal.
Wheelchair-accessible transportation is available county-wide to all meals on the C.I.D.E.R. vans. Transportation cost is by donation only.
Hot and frozen lunches can be delivered by C.I.D.E.R. volunteers to seniors and people with disabilities who have a difficult time getting and cooking meals at home. Requested donation is $3.00 per home-delivered meal.
When: Mondays and Thursdays between 11.30am and 1:00pm
Contact: C.I.D.E.R. 802-372-6425 to arrange for meal delivery.
C. To Go:
Hot and frozen lunches are available for pick up. Requested donation is $3.00 per meal.
When: Mondays and Thursdays at 11:30
Where: Congregational Church of South Hero, 24 South Street, South Hero
Contact: C.I.D.E.R. at least one day in advance at 802-372-6425 to arrange for meals to pick up.
How is this funded?
All persons over 60 and/or with disabilities are eligible to receive a meal for the suggested donation of $3.00 for home delivered and picked up. For persons under 60 the suggested donation is $4.00. Support for this program comes from United Way of Northwest Vermont, grants, participant donations, and our general fund-raising.