Food Assistance Resources

Voices of HungerIf you’re having trouble affording food, please let us know. We are fortunate to be working with several groups that may be able to help you. Visit us in room D206 on the Charlestown Campus today.

Food Banks

Food banks provide nutritious food at no cost to those in need.

Greater Boston Food Bank – Mobile Markets

Delivering diverse selection of free fresh produce and dairy products, as well as frozen soup and high-protein items to the following sites:
 
BHCC’s mobile market happens once per month (visit bhcc.edu/singlestop for dates and times). For additional mobile market locations, contact programs@gbfb.org.

Project Bread

Project Bread takes a fresh approach to ending hunger, with solutions that provide people of all ages and walks of life with sustainable, reliable access to nutritious food.

projectbread.org | 1-800-645-8333

Worcester County Food Bank

foodbank.org | 508-842-3663

The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts

foodbankwma.org | 413-247-9738

Merrimack Valley Food Bank

mvfb.org | 978-454-7272

 

Discounted Grocery Stores

These stores are a great source of affordable food for low-income families.

Daily Table, Dorchester

Harvest Co-op Market, Cambridge and Jamaica Plain

Aldi, Medford

Save-A-Lot, Chelsea, Roxbury and Roslindale

Dollar Tree

Mass Health and Human Services

Learn more about these government food assistance programs.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

mass.gov/snap

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program

mass.gov/wic

Food Pantries

Hundreds of food pantries are located across Massachusetts to help those in need. Contact the FoodSource Hotline or www.foodpantries.org/to find resources near you. 1-800-645-8333 / TTY 1-800-377-1292 (Monday – Friday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.).

In partnership with the Greater Boston Food Bank and Food Link, Single Stop now has a nonperishable food pantry available to our students Mondays-Thursdays from 10 -11 a.m. and 2 - 3 p.m. in the Single Stop office (D206).

Below is a partial list of local food pantries. Please contact these pantries before visiting to find more information about availability and hours.

ABCD North End West End

1 Michelangelo St A100, Boston, MA 02113

bostonabcd.org/north-endwest-end-nsc.aspx
(617) 523-8125

A Better Tomorrow Services

153B Main St, Everett, MA 02149

www.abtservices.org/food.php
(617) 381-0300

American Red Cross

Boston and Cambridge, MA

www.redcross.org/local/massachusetts

A Servant's Heart Food Pantry

200 Franklin St, Melrose, MA 02176

www.faithchurchac.org/FoodPantry
(781) 662-8226

Braintree Community Food Pantry

594 Washington St, Braintree, MA 02184

www.braintreefoodpantry.org
(781) 277-1609

Bread of Life Inc

54 Eastern Ave, Malden, MA 02148

www.breadoflifemalden.org
(781) 397-0404

Brighton Allston Congregational Church

404 Washington St, Brighton, MA 02135

www.brightonucc.org/whatwedo
(617) 254-4046

Brookline Food Pantry

15 St Paul St, Brookline, MA 02446

brooklinefoodpantry.org
(617) 800-5339

Cambridgeport Baptist Church

459 Putnam Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

cambridgeportbaptist.org/about/harvest-food-pantry
(617) 576-6779

Centre Street Food Pantry

11 Homer St, Newton Centre, MA 02459

www.centrestfoodpantry.org
(617) 340-9554

Christian Community Services

235 North St, North Reading, MA 01864

(978) 276-0040

 

Combined Jewish Philanthropies

www.cjp.org
(617) 457-8500

Community Servings

18 Marbury Terrace, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

www.servings.org 
(617) 522-7777

Dedham Food Pantry

600 Washington St, Dedham, MA 02026

dedhamfoodpantry.org
(781) 320-9442

East End House

105 Spring St, Cambridge, MA 02141

eastendhouse.org
(617) 876-4444

Elizabeth Peabody House

277 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145

teph.org
(617) 623-5510

Everett Human Services

90 Chelsea St, Everett, MA 02149

www.cityofeverett.com/204/Human-Services
(617) 394-2260

First Congregational Church

230 Beach St, Revere, MA 02151

www.firstcongrevere.org
(781) 284-4158

Food For Free Committee, Inc.

11 Inman Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02139

foodforfree.org
(617) 868-2900

Food Link MA

Arlington Food Pantry, 117 Broadway, Arlington, MA 02474

www.foodlinkma.org
(781) 819-4225

Haley House Soup Kitchen

23 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116

haleyhouse.org
(617) 236-8132

Immaculate Conception Parish

489 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149

www.iceverett.com
(617) 389-5661

Interfaith Social Services

105 Adams St, Quincy, MA 02169

interfaithsocialservices.org/food
(617) 773-6203

Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House

71 Cherry St, Cambridge, MA 02139

www.margaretfullerhouse.org/what-we-do/food-pantry 
(617) 547-4680

Massachusetts Avenue Baptist

146 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

www.massavebaptistchurch.com
(617) 868-4853

Merrimack Valley Food Bank

735 Broadway Street Lowell, MA 01854

mvfb.org
(978) 454-7272

Newton Food Pantry

1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02459

www.newtonfoodpantry.org
(617) 928-6021

Open Pantry of Greater Lowell

13 Hurd St, Lowell, MA 01852

theopenpantry.org 
(978) 453-6693

Pantry - Great Catholic Charities

185 Columbia Rd, Dorchester, MA 02121

(617) 287-1150

Project Soup

165 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145

www.somervillehomelesscoalition.org/programs/food-services 
(617) 776-7687

Quincy Community Action

1509 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169

www.qcap.org/our-programs/food-&-nutrition 
(617) 471-0796

Rosie's Place

Boston, MA (Women only)

www.rosiesplace.org
(617) 442-9322

Roslindale Congregational Church

25 Cummins Hwy, Roslindale, MA 02131

roscon.org/food-pantry
(617) 323-8302

Salvation Army

Quincy and Malden MA

(617) 472-2345

Seventh Day Adventist

29 Maple St, Stoneham, MA 02180

stonehammemorialchurch.org
(781) 438-1374

St James's Episcopal Church

1991 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140

www.stjames-cambridge.org/helping-hand-food-pantry
(617) 547-4408

St. Luke's-San Lucas Episcopal Church

201 Washington Ave, Chelsea, MA 02150

www.lukelucas.org/outreach/food-pantry.html
(617) 884-4278

St Mary's Episcopal Church Food Pantry

14 Cushing Ave, Dorchester, MA 02125

stmarysdorchester.org/food-pantry
(617) 282-3181

St Matthews Food Pantry

33 Stanton St, Dorchester Center, MA 02124

agmcatholic.org/stmatthew
(617) 436-3302

Unitarian Universalist Church

47 High St, Medford, MA 02155

uumedford.org/serve/food-pantry
(781) 396-4549

Watertown Food Pantry

80 Mt Auburn St, Watertown, MA 02472

www.ci.watertown.ma.us/index.aspx?NID=322
(617) 972-6490

Winthrop Community Food Pantry

222 Bowdoin St, Winthrop, MA 02152

www.gsfb.org/foodmap_locations/winthrop-food-pantry
(617) 846-6884