Our Food Pantry provides a free, three to five day supply of emergency groceries once every seven days for income-qualified residents of our service area. Our service area includes Gloucester, Rockport, Ipswich, Manchester and Essex. Clients from outside this service area should look for a food pantry that serves their own city or town.
Monday: 10:00am to 5:00pm and 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am to 5:00pm and 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am to 5:00pm and 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Friday: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Emerson Bag* from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Bread, produce and pastry arranged in an open-market style every Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in The Open Door Dining Room. There are no restrictions to participation; anyone who is interested in saving money on surplus food is eligible. Clients can expect a wide variety of choice and some specialty items. Clients are asked to donate a dollar a bag towards the handling costs of transporting the food and running the program.