Harvest Food Pantry

Trusting God, Loving Others, Making Disciples

THE HARVEST FOOD PANTRY & CLOTHING CLOSET

The Harvest Food Pantry has been nurturing the physical and spiritual life of the community since 1989. Housed at the Cambridgeport Baptist Church, we serve individuals and families in need of food and clothing.

 

DATE & TIME

The Harvest is open the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month from 9:00 to 11:00am (closed only for major holidays or severe weather)

 

ABOUT THE PANTRY

  • We distribute free grocery items including: dry goods, canned goods, bread, and fresh produce
  • Gently used clothing in good condition for minimal cost ($.25 to $1.00 per item; $5.00 limit per session)
  • There are no income restrictions to visit the pantry, but a personal identification card is required at the time of check-in
  • Customers are welcome to come both Saturdays; please do not arrive before 9 a.m., as a lottery system is used for queuing

INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?

Each time the Harvest is open, we need about 20-25 volunteers to operate effectively.  If you are interested in volunteering please call the church office at 617-576-6779 or email (theharvestfoodpantry@gmail.com) for additional information.

 

VOLUNTEERING REQUIREMENTS

  • We encourage individuals to volunteer at any time, without making a reservation.  Groups of five or more should e-mail theharvestfoodpantry@gmail.com to schedule a time to volunteer together.
  • There is no age limit for volunteers, however, we children under the age of 18 should be accompanied by a parent, group leader or legal guardian
  • Volunteers must arrive promptly as scheduled

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

  • Set-up
  • Patron liaison prior to doors opening
  • New patron assistance
  • Registration desk
  • Hospitality
  • Distribution of food to patrons
  • Stock room work

For more information about The Harvest Food Pantry or to donate clothing items, please e-mail theharvestfoodpantry@gmail.com