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Free Food pantries /Food Banks
Food banks and free food pantries listed below help families that are facing hunger. The pantries are mostly located at churches and non-profits in the region. Most of the free food pantry locations may have an application process, which usually requires proof of income, residency proof etc. Using donations from the community, and relying on volunteers, the locations may pass out free boxes of food or serve a meal.
Berkshire Community Action Council
A non-profit agency that tries to help people get out of poverty. So case management, social services, and some assistance programs for providing food, education, and financial help for bills may be offered, such as LIHEAP. There are three main locations.
- 1531 East Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 01201, dial (413) 445-4503 Ext: 112
- 10 Ashland Street, North Adams, MA, 01247, phone number is (413) 663-3014
- 163 North Street, Pittsfield, MA, 01201, call (413) 499-0256
Christian Assembly Church
They are part of the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry, which offers free meals and other perishable food items to the needy.
Location is 850 William Street, Pittsfield, MA, 01201
Dial the church at (413) 442-1495
Christian Center of Pittsfield
193 Robbins Avenue, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 01201
Phone :(413) 443-2828
Community Bible Church
160 Bridges Street
Williamstown, Massachusetts, 01267
First Baptist Church of Pittsfield
88 South Street
Pittsfield, MA, 01201
Friendship Center Pantry
43 Eagle Street, North Adams, MA, 01247
Hinsdale Congregational Church
Food Pantry of Hinsdale – Congregational Church
Location of pantry is 129 Maple Street, Hinsdale, MA, 01235
Phone number – (413) 655-2670
Northern Berkshire Community Action
Emergency Food Pantry
Main address is 85 Main Street Suite 410, North Adams, MA, 01247
Phone number (413) 663-3014
Provides free food and a host of social service agencies. Apply for LIHEAP, weatherization, SNAP food stamps, and summer meals for school age children. One of the leading non-profit organizations in western Massachusetts.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
Address 359 Fenn Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 01201
Call (413) 442-4458
Address is 16 Russell Street
Great Barrington, MA, 01230
Phone number (978) 687-7948
Pope John Paul Charity Center
2 Columbia Street
Adams, MA, 01220
Families in an emergency and that live in Berkshire can call for free food. The boxes may also have baby formula, dairy goods, or fresh fruits.
Reigning Love Church
235 East Street, Pittsfield, MA, 01201
Phone (413) 448-6221
Meals and food for the low income, working poor, seniors and homeless may be offered.
Saint Joseph Catholic Church (Pittsfield)
Main address: 414 North Street
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 01201
Phone number – (413) 445-5789
Saint Mark’s Food Pantry
Address: 27 Onota Street, Pittsfield, MA, 01201
Salvation Army – Berkshire County
There are two centers in the region. Programs and social services range from funds for energy bills, rent, medications, and more. All services are limited in nature and depend on funding. They also may have free food, new or gently used clothing, and holiday assistance programs. They are one of the leading non-profit charity organizations to call in Berkshire County MA for assistance. The Angel Tree program is also run from here.
- Address: 298 West Street, Pittsfield, MA, 01201 call 413) 442-0624
- Address: 393 River Street, North Adams, MA, 01247, Phone number is (413) 663-7987
St. George’s Episcopal Church
20 Franklin Street
Lee, Massachusetts, 01238
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
414 North Street
Pittsfield, MA, 01201
Call (413) 445-5789
May have meals for the homeless and low income, clothing, and information on shelters and other resources.
St. Patrick’s Church
Church address 54 Southworth Street
Williamstown, MA, 01267
Call (413) 458-4946 for hours and information.
Free Christmas and Thanksgiving meals may also be served. School supplies and small holiday toys are offered too.
Union United Methodist Church Pantry
6 Holmes Road, Lenox, Massachusetts, 01240
Phone number – (413) 445-5918
A food bank if offered for local residents. Stop by for meals, perishable items, and other aid. Hours and services are limited.
Massachusetts Veteran’s, Inc.
Main location is 30 River Street, North Adams, Massachusetts, 01247
Phone: (413) 663-9994
Food is combined with advice. Clients can learn about benefits, job placement, and more.
Easthampton Community Center
12 Clark Street
Easthampton, MA, 01027
They run the ECC Gluten Free Pantry and offer allergy free food as well in Berkshire County.
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Meals for Kids Program
Summer Meals : There are hundreds of meal sites around USA with free meals for kids and teens ages 1-18. Summer meal programs may serve a combination of lunch, breakfast, supper and morning or afternoon snacks. Some programs also offer learning activities for kids before or after meals. Use the link below to find a site near you. Summer Meals Map