Food Pantries and Food Assistance Programs

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Food Pantries and Food Assistance Programs

Here are some possible resources for finding food pantries or food banks in your local area. Please check with the agencies to find out who is eligible and what the hours are. This is not a complete listing of all food pantries and food banks in Massachusetts. Check with town or city government offices, churches, and civic organizations in your area for more possible programs.

Food Pantries by County – Find food pantries and food banks in your county.

Barnstable County Food Banks

Berkshire County Food Banks

Bristol County Food Banks

Dukes County Food Banks

Essex Couunty Food Banks

Hampden County Food Banks

Hampshire County Food Banks

Merrimack County Food Banks

Middlesex County Food Banks

Nantucket County Food Banks

Norfolk County Food Banks

Plymouth County Food Banks

Suffolk County Food Banks

Worcester County Food Banks

Food Pantries & Meals by City, Town or Area

Andover – Merrimack College Food Recovery Network
Phone: 978-837-5000

Attleboro- Hebron Food Pantry
Phone: 508-223-4257

Beverly – Beverly Bootstraps
Phone: 978-927-1561

Boston Area – UMassBoston U-ACCESS Food Pantry
Phone: 617-287-7909

Braintree – Community Food Pantry
Phone: 781-277-1609

Brookline – Food Pantry St Paul’s Episcopal Church
Phone: 617-800-5339

Cambridge – Food For Free
Phone: 617-868-2900

Cape and Islands – Veterans Outreach Center Food Pantry
Phone: 508-778-1590

Cape Cod – Family Table Collaborative

Phone: 508-348-9777

Chicopee – Lorraine’s Soup Kitchen and Pantry
Phone: 413-592-9528

Easton –  Food Pantry
Phone: 508-230-0670

Fall River – Citizens for Citizens Food Pantry
Phone: 508-679-0041

Framingham – Pearl Street Cupboard & Cafe
Phone: 888-811-3291 X4922

Franklin County –  Community Meals Program
Phone: 413-772-1033

Franklin – Franklin Food Pantry
Phone: 508-528-3115

Gloucester – The Open Door
Phone: 978-283-6776

Greater Boston – Greater Boston Food Bank
Phone: 617-427-5200

Harwich – Family Pantry of Cape Cod
Phone: 508 432-6519

Haverhill – Somebody Cares
Phone: 978-912-7626

Hudson – Hudson Community Food Pantry serves Hudson, Berlin and Bolton
Phone: 978-562-5280

Hull – Wellspring Multi-Service Center Food Pantry “Aunt Dot’s Kitchen”
Phone: 781-925-3211

Hyannis – Cavalry Baptist Church Food Pantry
Phone: 508-685-3474

Lawrence – Neighbors in Need
Phone: 978-685-8321

Lowell – Merrimack Valley Food Bank
Phone: 978-454-7272

Lower Cape –  Outreach Council Food Pantry
Phone: 508-240-0694

Marlboro Marlboro Community Cupboard
Phone: 888-811-3291 ext.4902

Martha’s Vineyard – Center for Living Emergency Food Program
Phone: 508-939-9440

Maynard – Open Table
Phone: 978-369-2275

Milton –  Community Food Pantry
Phone: 617-696-0221

Nantucket- Interfaith Council Food Pantry
Phone:  508-228-7438

Natick – A Place to Turn
Phone: 508-655-8868

New Bedford –  M.O. Food L.I.F.E. Food Pantry
Phone: 508-992-5978

New Bedford – Solanus Casey Food Pantry
Phone: 508-997-7337

Norton – Cup of Kindness
Phone: 508-285-3398

Peabody- Haven From Hunger
Phone: 978-531-1530

Quincy – Interfaith Social Services Pantry Shelf
Phone: 617-773-6203

Randolph – Friendly Food Pantry
Phone: 339-987-5577

Sandwich –  Food Pantry
Phone: 508-888-3816

Springfield – Open Pantry Community Services
Phone: 413-737-5354

Springfield – Rachel’s Table
Phone: 413-733-0084

Turners Falls – Franklin Area Survival Center
Phone: 413-863-9549

Western Mass – Food Bank of Western Massachusetts
Phone: 413-247-9738

Worcester Area – Worcester County Food Bank
Phone: 508-842-3663

Fact sheet last updated on: 2/7/2023


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