North Adams: Food pantry returning to Eagle Street

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The Al Nelson Friendship Center Food Pantry will return to operating out of its home at 45 Eagle St. beginning Wednesday, Aug. 12.

At that time, the hours will change to 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for those coming directly to the Friendship Center. Intake and food distribution will take place at the front door.

Those who cannot physically come to the food pantry, or who feel ill, may call 413-664-0123 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday to set up a delivery. Deliveries will take place between 10 a.m. and noon Thursday, Aug. 13.

The Food Pantry will operate from the Holden Street side of the St. Elizabeth Parish Center on Wednesday, Aug. 5, during two sessions, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The pantry will move to 45 Eagle St. the next day.

In addition to food, the pantry offers baby food and diapers. There are no eligibility requirements, other than those seeking food be a resident of North Adams, Clarksburg or Florida Mountain. Member households are eligible to come to the pantry once every two weeks.

To donate food, call ahead at 413-664-0123 or stop by 45 Eagle St. between 10 a.m. and noon Tuesdays.

For more information, visit friendshipfoodpantry.org or the food pantry's Facebook page.

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