The Food Pantry is located at 2 Merrimac Street in Woburn, Massachusetts.  It provides food to individuals and families living in Woburn and Winchester Massachusetts who do not have adequate financial resources to meet basic needs.  Recipients have reported that the quantity of food they receive generally lasts about 7 to 14 days.

Use of the Food Pantry is limited to one time per month.  The Food Pantry is open to all households, through pre-arranged appointments, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 09:30 AM to 11:30 PM and from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM.

The Food Pantry is also open to individuals who work or attend school during the day, through pre-arranged appointments, on Wednesday evening hours, from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM.  Information and referral assistance is also available to help clients to link-up with other community services. To help clients at Thanksgiving, Food Pantry staff and volunteers distribute special holiday food baskets.   During the month of December extra holiday food and gift cards to local markets are given out during regular visits to the Food Pantry to help with the holiday meal.

For more information or to make an appointment call 781-935-6495 and ask for the Food Pantry. Alternatively you can email


We accept all non-perishable food within date.  Listed are some suggested foods but any donation is appreciated!

We always need reusable grocery bags!

Baked Beans

Canned Lunch (Spaghettios, etc.)

Canned Meat (stew, Spam, chili, etc.)

Cereal (hot and cold)


Dessert Mixes, Jello, Pudding

Fruits (Canned)

Instant Mashed Potatoes


Pasta & Sauce

Peanut Butter & Jelly

Personal Care Products/Paper Products

Powdered Milk & Shelf Stable Milk

Rice/Rice Mixes

Soup (Condensed & Ready to Serve)

Snacks (cookies, crackers, etc.)

Sugar-free, Low-sodium & Fat-free Foods


Donations may be dropped off at the Food Pantry at 2 Merrimac Street in Woburn Mondays–Fridays between 9:00-4:30.  If you wish to make a monetary donation, please make your check out to Council of Social Concern with Food Pantry written in the memo.