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Helping Hand Food Pantry

Helping Hand Food Pantry

The Helping Hand Food Pantry operates on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, located at 1991 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge (2 blocks from Porter Square). The Helping Hand Food Pantry offers a wide variety of fresh, frozen, and packaged grocery items, household cleaning products, and sanitary products, to those in need.

On Fridays, volunteers are needed from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. to unload deliveries from The Greater Boston Food Bank via Food For Free and other food providers. On Saturdays, volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. to prepare and distribute groceries.

Volunteer activities have included:

  • Unloading deliveries

  • Preparing/distributing groceries

  • Picking up supplies in Boston



1991 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140



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