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Facts on food programs: How to give, how to receive help

Guests receive items from St. Martha’s Food Pantry of Lazarus House Ministries in Lawrence.Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

Lazarus House Ministries

St. Martha’s Food Pantry, 242 Hampshire St., and Good Shepherd Soup Kitchen, 412 Hampshire St., Lawrence

  • What is needed: Foods, volunteers, and financial donations.
  • How to give: Go to Click on “Ways to Give” for food or monetary donations. Click on “Get Involved” to volunteer. Or for either, contact Danielle Tjalsma, director of communications, at
  • If you need food: Contact Liset Garcia, food coordinator, at 978-332-5013 or

Open Table

Pantry and meals programs, 33 Main St., Maynard

Quincy Community Action Programs

Pantry, 1 Copeland St., Quincy

  • What is needed: Financial donations, food.
  • How to donate: To donate funds, go to or call 617-479-8181. To donate food, call 617-471-0796.
  • If you need food: Call 617-471-0796.

Greater Boston Food Bank

To donate to the food bank’s current fund-raising campaign, go to

To find local hunger-relief agencies and other resources, go to

Project Bread

To support Project Bread’s COVID-19 relief and year-round anti-hunger efforts, go to, or text the word “Hunger” to 243725.

For help in locating food assistance, go to or call Project Bread’s FoodSource hotline, 1-800-645-8333, which provides confidential assistance in 180 languages and for the hearing impaired.