Food Pantries By Day

Last Updated 12/5/2017

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Monday:

  1. Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee, 11 Inman Street, Cambridge,  617-868-2900, Bring your own bags, SNAP and health care application assistance are also available.
    1. 4:00-6:00 PM

Tuesday:

  1. East End House, 105 Spring St., Cambridge MA 02141. (617) 876-4444, Serves individuals and families in need in the Cambridge and greater Boston area with no residency restrictions. On your first visit, you will be required to fill out an intake form. Please bring your I.D. and a form of income verification. For income verification, bring paystub, a Medicare or Mass Health card, a DTA/EBT card, a referral, a benefit statement, or any other document that proves your income status.
    1. 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
  2. Project SOUP, 15 Franklin St., Somerville, MA 02145. (617) 776-7687 (SOMERVILLE RESIDENTS WITH ID ONLY)
    1. 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  3. Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave, Central Square, Cambridge 02139 (OVER 55-YEARS-OLD CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ONLY) (617) 349-6060
    1. 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  4. Catholic Charities Food Pantry, 270 Washington Street, Somerville, 617-625-192, No resident requirements.
    1. 11:30 AM-4:00 PM, BRING ID AND PROOF OF ADDRESS
  5. Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee, 11 Inman Street, Cambridge,  617-868-2900, Bring your own bags, SNAP and health care application assistance are also available.
    1. 12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Wednesday:

  1. Elizabeth Peabody Food Pantry, 275-277 Broadway, Somerville MA 02145, entrance on Grant St. Side)  (617) 623 – 5510 (SOMERVILLE RESIDENTS ONLY)
    1. 5:15 PM-7:00 PM
  2. Margaret Fuller House Food Pantry, 71 Cherry Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, Prefer ID from place of residence but pantry is open to everyone. . 617-547-4680
    1. 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  3. Project SOUP, 15 Franklin St., Somerville, MA 02145. (617) 776-7687 (SOMERVILLE RESIDENTS WITH ID ONLY)
    1. 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
  4. St. Paul A.M.E Food Pantry, 85 Bishop Allen Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617-893-3467
    1. 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
  5. Bread of Life Food Pantry, 54 Eastern Avenue, Malden, Eligibility is low-income people from Malden, Medford, Everett, Melrose, Stoneham, Saugus, Wakefield, Reading, North Reading, & Winchester, 781-397-0404
    1. 4:00-6:00 PM
  6. Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee, 11 Inman Street, Cambridge,  617-868-2900, Bring your own bags, SNAP and health care application assistance are also available.
    1. 4:00-6:00 PM

Thursday:

  1. Margaret Fuller House Food Pantry, 71 Cherry Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, Prefer ID from place of residence but pantry is open to everyone. . 617-547-4680
    1. 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
  2. Project SOUP, 15 Franklin St., Somerville, MA 02145. (617) 776-7687 (SOMERVILLE RESIDENTS WITH ID ONLY)
    1. 2:00 PM-7:00 PM
  3. St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 441 Fellsway West, Medford 02155. (781) 396 – 0423
    1. 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM (FIRST TIME CLIENTS MUST BRING PROOF OF ID AND A HOUSEHOLD BILL as proof of address. You do not need to be a Medford resident)
  4. Unitarian Universalist Church of Medford, 147 High Street, Medford, MA 02155 (18 AND OLDER ONLY, MUST BRING VALID PHOTO ID WITH ADDRESS OR PICTURE ID AND PROOF OF RESIDENCY, ONLY 1 PERSON PER FAMILY EACH WEEK)
    1. 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
  5. Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave, Central Square, Cambridge 02139 (OVER 55-YEARS-OLD CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ONLY) (617) 349-6060
    1. 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
  6. St. Paul A.M.E Food Pantry, 85 Bishop Allen Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617-893-3467
    1. 12:00-2:00 PM
  7. Bread of Life Food Pantry, 484 Broadway, Everett, Everett City Hall, Lower Level(Please use Church Street entrance), Contact Gabriella Snyder Stelmack Cell: 781-475-9060, Main offic: 781-397-040
    1. 3:00-5:00 PM, 3RD AND 4TH THURSDAYS OF EVERY MONTH
  8. Catholic Charities Food Pantry, 270 Washington Street, Somerville, 617-625-192, No resident requirements.
    1. 11:30 AM-4:00 PM, BRING ID AND PROOF OF ADDRESS
  9. Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee, 11 Inman Street, Cambridge,  617-868-2900, Bring your own bags, SNAP and health care application assistance are also available.
    1. 11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Friday:

  1. East End House, 105 Spring St., Cambridge MA 02141. (617) 876-4444, Serves individuals and families in need in the Cambridge and greater Boston area with no residency restrictions. On your first visit, you will be required to fill out an intake form. Please bring your I.D. and a form of income verification. For income verification, bring paystub, a Medicare or Mass Health card, a DTA/EBT card, a referral, a benefit statement, or any other document that proves your income status.
    1. 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
  2. Margaret Fuller House Food Pantry, 71 Cherry Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, Prefer ID from place of residence but pantry is open to everyone. . 617-547-4680
    1. 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  3. Project SOUP, 15 Franklin St., Somerville, MA 02145. (617) 776-7687 (SOMERVILLE RESIDENTS WITH ID ONLY)
    1. 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  4. Bread of Life Food Pantry, 54 Eastern Avenue, Malden, Eligibility is low-income people from Malden, Medford, Everett, Melrose, Stoneham, Saugus, Wakefield, Reading, North Reading, & Winchester, 781-397-0404
    1. 2:00-4:00 PM
  5. Missionary Church of the Haitian Community, 100 Temple Street, Somerville, 617-764-2340
    1. 5:00-6:00 PM, ALTERNATING FRIDAYS or by appointment call Jean-Samuel: 617-285-5106

Saturday:

  1. Helping Hand Food Pantry (St. James Episcopal Church), 364 Rindge Avenue, Cambridge MA 02140.617-547-4070
    1. 10:00 Am-1:00 PM, Second Saturday of the month, (CAMBRIDGE, SOMERVILLE, ARLINGTON RESIDENTS ONLY)
  2. Cambridgeport Baptist Church – The Harvest, 459 Putnam Ave., Cambridge MA 02139. (617) 576-6779 (1ST AND 3RD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH ONLY), No income restrictions but an ID card is required at check-in, guests can come both Saturday but do not arrive before 9:00 AM as their is a lottery system for queuing
    1. 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM (BRING PHOTO ID)
  3. Margaret Fuller House Food Pantry, 71 Cherry Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, Prefer ID from place of residence but pantry is open to everyone. . 617-547-4680
    1. 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  4. Mass. Ave Baptist Church, 146 Hampshire St., Cambridge MA 02139. (617) 868-4853 (3RD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH ONLY)
    1. 7:30 AM-10:00 AM (Please call for summer hours)
  5. Pentecostal Tabernacle Food Pantry, 77 Columbia Street, Cambridge, 617-661-0222
    1. 7:30 AM, 2ND SATURDAY OF THE MONTH

International Ministries Food Pantry, 9 Cummings Street, Somerville, 617-625-1692, APPOINTMENT ONLY, LEAVE A VOICE MAIL AND THEY WILL CALL BACK TO SCHEDULE A TIME.