Food Pantries By Location

Last Updated 12/5/2017

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Somerville

Project SOUP, 15 Franklin St., Somerville, MA 02145. (617) 776-7687 (SOMERVILLE RESIDENTS WITH ID ONLY)

  1. 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Tuesday,
  2. 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM, Wednesday & Friday
  3. 2:00-7:00 PM, Thursday

 

Catholic Charities Food Pantry, 270 Washington Street, Somerville, 617-625-192, No resident requirements.

  1. 11:30 AM-4:00 PM, Tuesday & Thursday BRING ID AND PROOF OF ADDRESS

 

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, Wednesday

 

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

 

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.

Fair Foods Program: $2/bag of 12 pounds of mixed fresh produce, may take multiple bags,  Cobble Hill Apartments, 74 Washington St. (back parking lot)
Alternating Wednesdays, starting March 8, 2017, 1-2:30PM. (617) 288-6185

Greater Boston Food Bank (for a small fee receive a pre-packaged bag of groceries)
The Somerville Armory, 191 Highland Ave, Somerville. 10-Noon on specified
Tuesdays 2017: 6/13, 7/11, 8/8, 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12
Bring bag, cart, or basket to carry food. 617-628-2601 to register.

 

Greater Boston Food Bank Mobile Market (for a small fee receive a pre-packaged bag of groceries)
Clarendon Hill Towers Administration Building,1372 Broadway, Somerville. 9-10 AM
Second Saturdays, 2017:, 6/10, 7/8, 8/12, 9/9
Photo ID to register, and bag, cart, or basket to carry food. Client choice.

 

Cambridge

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, Monday, Wednesday
  2. 12:00 PM-2:00 PM, Tuesday
  3. 11:00 AM-1:00 PM, Thursday

 

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, Tuesday
  2. 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM, Friday

 

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, Tuesday
  2. 12:00-2:00 PM, Thursdsay

 

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, Wednesday
  2. 2:00-5:00 PM, Thursday
  3. 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Friday & Saturday

 

St. Paul A.M.E Food Pantry, 85 Bishop Allen Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139, 617-893-3467

  1. 3:30 PM-5:30 PM, Wednesday
  2. 12:00 PM-2:00 PM, Thursday

 

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), Saturday

 

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)

 

Pentecostal Tabernacle Food Pantry, 77 Columbia Street, Cambridge, 617-661-0222

  1. 7:30 AM, 2ND SATURDAY OF THE MONTH

 

Fair Foods Program: $2/bag of 12 pounds of mixed fresh produce, may take multiple bags, St. Paul’s Church, 29 Mt. Auburn St, Harvard Square, Saturday 11-11:30

Malden

 

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, Wednesday
  2. 2:00-4:00, Friday

 

Malden North Suburban WIC Program 
239 Commercial St, Malden, 2nd Saturday of each month, 1-2 PM. Must pre-register: call
781-338-7568. FREE food items, client choice; bring bag or cart for transporting groceries.

 

Medford

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), Thursday

 

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, Thursday

 

 

Everett

Bread of Life Food Pantry484 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

Boston

Fair Foods Program: $2/bag of 12 pounds of mixed fresh produce, may take multiple bags, The Kennedy Center, 55 Bunker Hill St, Charlestown, Thursday 2-4 PM