Berkshire County Food Pantries & Meal Sites — Updated May 21
Berkshire Dream Center: No requirements, 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays at Morningside Baptist Church, 475 Tyler St., Pittsfield, 413-522-3495.
Campus Cupboard at BCC: Must have BCC student ID, includes bread, toiletries, diapers, soaps and deodorants, dinners, lunches and more. Call 413-236-1601 for appointment weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Located next to the library in the Susan B. Anthony building, Berkshire Community College, 1350 West St.
Christian Center: Noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Tuesday & Friday for bag lunches only, 193 Robbins Ave., Pittsfield, 413-443-2828.
First Baptist Church: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 88 South St., Pittsfield, 413-445-4539.
St. Joseph Church: 9-10 a.m. Wednesdays, Parish Center, 414 North St., 413-445-5789.
St. Mark Church: Photo ID, 9-11 a.m. last two Fridays of each month, 400 West St., 413-447-7510.
The Salvation Army: Rent/lease receipt, proof of income, utility bill, access once per week, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, 298 West St., Pittsfield, 413-442-0624.
Soldier On Food Pantry: Open to public, need verification of address, 8 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, 360 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield, 413-236-5644.
South Congregational Church: Outdoor drive-thru pantry, walk-ups available, 7:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, may be accessed once a week, 110 South St., Pittsfield, 413-442-7357.
South Congregational Church Mobile Food Delivery: Deliveries on Monday & Tuesday mornings. Call the church and leave a message for delivery, 413-442-7357.
DALTON AND HILLTOWNS
Becket Federated Church: For Becket, Washington and surrounding hilltowns, 9-11 a.m., first and third Saturdays, 3381 Main St, Becket. Emergencies: 413-623-5217.
Dalton United Methodist Church: Open to Berkshire County residents, 4 p.m. Tuesdays, 755 Main St., Dalton, 413-684-0521.
Food Bank of Western Mass. Mobile Food Bank: No proof of eligibility required, 11 a.m. to noon fourth Wednesdays, CRA, 400 Main St., Dalton, 413-247-9738, ext. 121.
Hinsdale Food Pantry: 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Hinsdale Trading Company parking lot, 371 Old Dalton Road, Hinsdale, 413-655-2670.
St. Agnes Church: For Dalton and Hilltown residents only, 5:45-6:15 p.m. Thursdays, 489 Main St., Dalton, 413-684-0125.
American Legion/VFW Food Pantry: Open to public, 9-11 a.m. Fridays, 144 Old State Road, Lanesborough, 413-442-1025.
Cheshire Pantry: Open to Cheshire residents with proof of residency, 11 a.m. to noon first Saturdays, Community Center, 191 School St., Cheshire, 413-743-9719. Emergency food available. For deliveries, call Carole at 413-329-2212 or Carol at 413-743-5028.
Community Bible Church: Call 413-663-6094 for food at any time during the month and be met at the pantry at your convenience, 160 Bridges Road, Williamstown. Community distribution from noon to 2 p.m. on third Wednesday of month. The next community distribution is May 20.
Food Bank of Western Mass. Mobile Food Bank: No proof of eligibility required, 10-11 a.m., second and fourth Tuesdays, Adams Council on Aging/Visitors Center, 3 Hoosac St., Adams, 413-743-8333; 10 to 11 a.m. first and third Fridays, American Legion parking lot, 91 American Legion Drive, North Adams.
Friendship Center Food Pantry: Assistance to residents of Clarksburg, Florida and North Adams every other week, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, location changed to St. Elizabeth Parish Center, corner of St. Anthony Drive and Holden Street, North Adams, 413-664-0123.
St. John Paul II Charity Center Food Pantry: Must be a resident of Adams, Cheshire or Savoy, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Route 8, across from Walgreens, Adams, 413-743-0577.
St. Patrick and St. Raphael Parish: Assistance to residents of Williamstown, Hancock, New Ashford and Pownal, Vt., form of ID required, can provide assistance on an emergency basis by phone only; 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, 53 Southworth St., Williamstown, 413-458-4946, ext. 11.
The Salvation Army: For North County residents only, curbside pickup, noon-3 p.m. Tuesdays, Gateway New Life Center, 393 River St., North Adams. Home delivery to those effected by COVID 19, call 413-663-7987 for more information.
Bartlett's Orchard: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, 575 Swamp Road, Richmond.
Food Bank of Western Mass. Mobile Food Bank: No proof of eligibility required, 11 a.m. to noon, first Tuesday, CHP, 444 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington, 413-247-9738.
Lee Food Pantry: Serves people in Becket, Lee, Lenox Dale, Otis, Stockbridge, Tyringham, and West Stockbridge, 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, 45 Railroad St., Lee, 413-266-1141.
Lenox Ecumenical Food Pantry: Serves Lenox and Lenox Dale residents along with members of Lenox & Lenox Dale churches. Assistance available every other week, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, United Methodist Church of Lenox, 6 Holmes Road, Lenox. Information: Jeanmarie Milne 413-822-8673.
Lenox Meal Delivery Hotline: Volunteers are delivering one meal per day, free of charge, to any Lenox resident in need, 413-637-4787.
People's Pantry: South County residents only, annual application, 5-6:30 p.m. Mondays (closed Memorial Day, will open Tuesday, May 26, from 5-6:30 p.m.) and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays, St. James Place, 352 Main St., Great Barrington, thepeoplespantrygb.org.
Sheffield Food Assistance: For residents of Southern Berkshire Regional School District, 9:30-10 a.m. Mondays, Old Parish Church, 125 Main St., Sheffield, 413-229-2624.
Backpack Program: Free meals for children in New Lebanon Central School District. Delivering 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Charlie's Pantry: 3-6 p.m. Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Immaculate Conception Church, 732 US Route 20, New Lebanon. Contact Georgette, 518-794-0156.
Meals On Wheels: Home delivery of meals for seniors. Phone 518-828-4258.
New Lebanon Community Support Network: Local volunteers are available to do home delivery of groceries, medicine, or other essential needs. Contact Tistrya Houghtling, 518-505-1535, 518-781-0026 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stephentown Food Pantry: Open to residents of Hancock, Mass., & Stephentown, 9-11 a.m. Saturdays, weather permitting, Stephentown Federated Church, 1513 Garfield Road.
Berkshire Food Project: Outside pickup from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Summer Street entrance, First Congregational Church, 134 Main St., North Adams, 413-664-7378.
Breaking Bread Community Supper: Free grab & go dinners at 5 p.m. Thursdays, American Legion, Cook Road, Sheffield RSVP to 413-229-7037.
Christian Center: Open noon to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday for bag lunches, 193 Robbins Ave., Pittsfield, 413-443-2828.
First Baptist Church: Soup kitchen, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, 131 Main St., North Adams, 413-652-7619.
First Baptist Feed My Sheep Program: Grab and go, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, 88 South St., Pittsfield, 413-445-4539.
First United Methodist Church: Community bag breakfast from 8 to 9 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday; Grab and go lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. second, third and fifth Saturdays; Bags of personal items available from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays; Grab and go dinner from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday along with toilet paper, milk and produce, 55 Fenn St., Pittsfield, 413-499-0866.
St. Joseph's Kitchen at South Congregational Church: Grab & go meals: Breakfast bags, 8 to 9 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; dinner bags, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 110 South St., Pittsfield.
St. Stephen's Church: Takeout dinner at 4:45 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; Cathedral of the Beloved is supplying a Grab and Go lunch at 1 p.m. Sundays, at Allen Street entrance, 67 East St., Pittsfield, 413-448-8276.
The Salvation Army: Brunch pickup, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Monday-Friday, 298 West St., Pittsfield, 413-442-0624.
OTHER FOOD PROGRAMS
Brown Bag Program: Supplemental monthly food program offering 10 to 15 pounds of food to eligible individuals, 55 years or older, free. For income eligibility requirements and further information, call your Council on Aging.
Elder Nutrition Program: Noontime meals for ages 60 and older at several senior centers throughout the county, $2 suggested donation; $7 for those under 60. For information and locations, call Elder Services of Berkshire County, 413-499-0524 or 800-981-5201.
Meals on Wheels Program: Noontime meals for homebound Berkshire seniors 60 or older, Monday-Friday. $2 suggested donation. Eligibility requirements. Information: Elder Services of Berkshire County, 413-499-0524.
Take and Eat Program: Ages 60 and older who are homebound, unable to prepare meals or shop. Meals delivered Sundays. Information: Kathleen Ryan at 413-672-1404 or 413-664-1041.
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