Acushnet, MA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 9 food pantries in the Acushnet area.

1 Miles Away

Acushnet , MA 2743

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Charity Guild, Inc.

27 Miles Away

PO Box 2372
Brockton, MA 02305
(781) 784-1928

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The official mission of The Charity Guild is to provide basic and necessary services to those unable to meet their primary needs of food, clothing and household goods.

Their Emergency Food Pantry provides food and personal care items (when available) to those in emergency need of food.Program:Emergency Clothing and Household GoodsBudget: NaNCategory: Population Served: Program Description: This program provides free clothing and household goods from their Thrift Shop to those who are homeless, victims of domestic violence and in shelters with their children, and/or victims of fire or other disasters.Program:Project UndercoverBudget: NaNCategory: Population Served: Program Description: This program provides new under garments, socks, and diapers to babies, children, and adults.Program:Special Food for Special PeopleBudget: NaNCategory: Population Served: Program Description: This program is designed to respond to the growing number of elderly who are in need of emergency food from their pantry but also have dietary limitations due to high blood pressure or diabetes. This program also provides nutritious foods for children under age 12. Healthy food items for the eldery and children can be cost prohibitive for those with very limited income.

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Society Of St Vincent Depaul Society

33 Miles Away

21 Cross St
Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 775-3073

They provide food and financial assistance to recently released prisioners, women whose husband is unemployed, in prison or recently divorced. Clients include many families without food, heat, electricity,or behind with car payments.

The major effort is expended in providing food to those in need. They process approximatly 60-70 individuals / families per week. At present they have a database in excess of 6000 individual clients processed over the last 20+ years. Last year they had approximatly 450 new clients and provided over 6000 bags of food.

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The Jonnycake Center Inc

36 Miles Away

1231 Kingstown Rd.
Wakefield, RI 02879

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The mission of the Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale (The Jonnycake Center, Inc.) is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families by providing comprehensive assistance to those in need of food, clothing, and household items and through individual and systemic advocacy for their clients. Their vision is to eliminate hunger in their community.

The Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale has been providing emergency food assistance, clothing and household items to individuals in need since 1973. The Center runs an Emergency Food Pantry, and supports its operations in part through its Retail "Thrift" Store. The Center primarily serves the communities of South Kingstown and Narragansett, but has clients from the surrounding area, including North Kingstown and Charlestown, as well. Clients range from infant to senior citizens and come from all walks of life. Most are low-income. Many are unemployed and/or disabled, and increasing numbers are woroking poor. Programs include: * Emergency food pantry * Client services * Food stamp application assistance * Clothing and household items assistance * Neighborhood Pantry Express * School vacation meal program * Holiday meals * Holiday gifts for children and elders * Elder outreach and food delivery * Special programs and classes * Teen Jonnycake * Volunteer opportunities * Community Service

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Needham Community Council Inc

44 Miles Away

570 Hillside Avenue
Needham Heights, MA 02494
(781) 444-2415

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The Needham Community Council is a private non-profit organization which supports people in Needham who have under-met health, educational or social needs and promotes volunteerism, community and a sense of shared responsibility.

Volunteer Drivers offer rides to medical appointments in and around the Needham, MA are. A handicapped-accessible van provides transportation to shopping, the Library, the Senior Center, etc. within Needham to residentsProgram:Food PantryBudget: NaNCategory: Food, Agriculture & NutritionPopulation Served: Other Named Groups Program Description: Program:Child Assault Prevention ProgramBudget: NaNCategory: EducationPopulation Served: Children Only (5 - 14 years) Program Description: Volunteer trainers offer programs to Needham elementary students to help keep them "safe, strong and free".Program:English as a 2nd Language TutoringBudget: NaNCategory: EducationPopulation Served: Immigrants/Newcomers/Refugees Program Description: Volunteer tutors provide one-on-one and conversation ESL groups to residents and workers within Needham.Program:Volunteer OpportunitiesBudget: NaNCategory: General CodePopulation Served: General Public/Unspecified Program Description: They provide many different volunteer opportunities for residents of all ages.

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Wood River Health Services Inc

44 Miles Away

823 Main St.
Hope Valley, RI 02832

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Provides primary health care and dental services for rural population in southwest Rhode Isand and eastern Connecticut, regardless of ability to pay.

They support a staff of six full- and part-time health care providers and two dentists, a social services program, a nutritionist and food pantry, Chronic Care Initiative and mental and behavioral heath providers.

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The Greater Boston Food Bank, Inc.

46 Miles Away

70 South Bay Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 427-5200

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To end hunger in eastern Massachusetts.

The Greater Boston Food Bank plays a unique role in the fight to end hunger by efficiently sourcing and distributing more than 37 million pounds of food and grocery products to nearly 550 member hunger-relief agencies serving more than 545,000 people every year.  They provide life-changing sustenance for one in nine residents of the nine counties of eastern Massachusetts.  They work tirelessly to ensure that the food they distribute is as nutritious as possible to enable those in need to lead healthy, productive lives.  They also engage members of their community to find their role in helping end hunger here, whether it be by giving money, food, time, or some combination of the three.

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Family-to-family Project Inc

46 Miles Away

14 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 624-3837

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The Family-to-Family Project (FTFP) mission is to aid families who are losing or have lost their homes. Timely, innovative and flexible grants help families to restore hope and to find and keep housing. FTFP is the only program of its kind in the greater Boston area a lifeline for families that offers flexible, innovative solutions to immediate needs.

Grants from the Family-to-Family Project are made for the express purpose of assisting homeless families to move out of shelter into permanent housing or to remain in their homes. Family-to-Family grants are to be considered when all other sources of funding have been explored. The Project requires that at least one caseworker work with a family to determine needs, assisting with exploring all other possible funding resources. Grants are given for a range of needs, determined to ensure stabilization and long-term sustainability of housing. FTF is the only program of its kind in the greater Boston area a lifeline for families that offers flexible, innovative solutions to immediate needs.

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Communitywide Charities Incorporated

48 Miles Away

705 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 828-5777

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"Their mission is to lighten-up people’s lives in practical ways and to spread smiles around the globe." To achieve this mission, Communitywide Charities have develop programs that promote the wellness and sustenance of poor children, poor disable youths, and epilepsy patients in their world communities.

The Free Diapers-For-Babies program is designed to address the skin care and health concerns of poor new mothers and their babies in the United States. The greatest concern for parents is to keep their baby?s skin dry, healthy and free from diaper rash. Many things can cause diaper rash. Prolonged wetness, lack of air circulation, soap, chemical and dye allergies, ammonia formed by bacteria that interacts with urine left sitting against the skin and the growth of microbes in the diaper area can all be irritating and cause rashes. That is why they came up with the Free-Diapers-For-Babies program to address this need and they plan to donate disposable diapers to 5,000 Babies each year.Program:Wheel-Chair For DisablesBudget: $250,000Category: Human ServicesPopulation Served: Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.) Program Description: Millions of disable youths in third-world countries, especially in Africa are deprive of their freedom and mobility. Travel through the continent of Africa , and you will see thousands of disable young people crawling the streets among heavy automobile traffics. Governments authorities in those countries did not make enough provisions for the disables to give them Wheel-Chairs and their families cannot afford to by them one. The situation is terrible and need to be addressed right away by charitable organizations like ours.

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-- Diogenes