Food Stamps has valuable, general information for anyone looking to receive food assistance. It also tells you how to apply and what you need. Spectacular! Massachusetts typically gives $155/month to VISTAs.

Fair Foods, Inc.: Dollar-A-Bag
Fair Foods now picks up two truckloads per day of potatoes, vegetables, bread, and other perishables from the Chelsea Market, Arnold's Bread and Thomas' English Muffins to name only a few. The surplus food is distributed directly to hungry people. Fair Foods delivers a variety of vegetables, fruits and breads to scores of pantries and shelters and over 20 dollar-a-bag sites in the Boston area.
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Food Not Bombs
955 Mass Ave. Rm.121
P.O. Box 9183
Cambridge, MA, 02139
Meals are available for anyone interested.

Saturday's/Sunday's Bread
The Church of St. John the Evangelist
35 Bowdoin Street
Boston, MA
Saturday and Sunday, 2:30-3:30 pm
Saturdays/Sundays Bread is a program that serves free hot meals to people in need in Boston every Saturday and Sunday. "Our mission is to provide these healthy meals in a safe and inviting atmosphere, free from Society's prejudices and judgments. We ask only that those served, regardless of their situation, join us in perpetuating an environment free of racial, cultural or religious stereotypes. This is an interfaith, interracial, inter-denominational activity of people concerned with the hungry in the Boston area."

SERVE New England
1-888-742-7363 (toll free)
Serve is the smart alternative to food shopping. Serves program is designed to promote volunteer service by offering discounts on the highest quality grocery, meat, and produce items to community-minded individuals willing to volunteer 2 hrs. each month. If you already help at your church, school, hospital, senior center, etc. then you already qualify. If you help a friend with babysitting, yard work, or transportation without receiving compensation, then you qualify. We can also help you find a volunteer project.