Massachusetts Food Banks >> Fitchburg Food Assistance

Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Fitchburg MA

GVNA HealthCare Food Pantry
Fitchburg, MA 01420
978.632.1230
Details: GVNA HealthCare operates a Food Pantry out of 92 Boulder Drive, Fitchburg. The Pantry is open every Wednesday from 1:30pm to 3:30pm, 48 weeks of the year. The Pantry is completely staffed by volunteers. At the first intake meeting, the volunteers meet with the participants and review the eligibility requirements and procedure for obtaining food stamps. They are directed to the Project Bread hotline. The volunteers review the other entitlement programs, such as WIC, to make sure that the participants are aware of all the community resources available to them. Their names are entered into the database with the dates when they can visit the Food Pantry. On their designated days, they receive a box of nutritious food and are given recipes that correlate to the contents of the box. e.g. how to prepare red cabbage. Special care is taken with culturally appropriate ingredients.
Highland Baptist Church Food Pantry
Fitchburg, MA 01420
978.342.9646
Details: Our Food Pantry is located at 27 Cedar Street, adjacent to the main church building. It is open the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month from 9:00 - 11:00 am. Our mission is to reach out to serve residents of Fitchburg, Lunenburg, Ashby, and Townsend that are struggling with food related needs. Those who come to the Food Pantry are also welcome to share any prayer needs they may have, receive spiritual literature or Bibles, or speak to any of our hosts about knowing Jesus Christ as Savior.
MOC - CARE AIDS Services Project
Fitchburg, MA 01420
978.345.4366
Details: MOC’s CARE AIDS Services Project provides a wide range of free services to individuals living with HIV/AIDS and their family members. Services are aimed at increasing engagement in medical care and include: medical case management; nutrition related programming and food pantry services; medication/medical equipment purchasing assistance; medical transportation; peer support programming; housing search, permanent supportive housing, and financial assistance to prevent homelessness. Program eligibility is limited to individuals who are HIV positive and their family members. Documentation of HIV status must be provided within one month of intake and should be either a letter from a medical provider or lab results.
Our Father's Table
Fitchburg, MA 01420
978.345.6950
Details: Mission: For charitable purposes on an all volunteer basis, to help bring relief for the poor, distressed or underprivileged by providing hot meals. To follow as closely as possible Mt. 25:35, "For I was hungry and you gave me food; I was thirsty and you gave me drink; I was a stranger and you made me welcome." Acts of Charity and benevolence are to be carried out in manner allowing all who enter our doors to be treated with dignity and respect and to partake without question, or criteria for eligibility. To carry out our ministry relying on the generosity of our community. Fresh hot nutritious meals are served free of charge in our safe, warm dining hall every Tuesday and Thursday. Dinner is served at 5:00PM, but doors open at 4:45PM. We serve all who are in need of a meal, no one is turned away. Dinner is served up until 5:35PM. To join us for a meal, just walk right on in, meals are free, you will not be asked for money. You can find us downstairs in the Community Hall at Faith Christian Church, 40 Boutelle Street in Fitchburg.
United Neighbors of Fitchburg Food Pantry
Fitchburg, MA 01420
978.342.2069
Details: Food Pantry: Tuesday 9:30am - 2:00pm, Thursday 9:30am - 2:00pm