COVID-19 Update: Contact programs to confirm information.
SNAP Food Assistance: Massachusetts DTA
SNAP benefits are provided by the federal government and administered by DTA.
SNAP Application Assistance: Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House
We're hosting sessions by phone or online for those needing support applying for DTA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which can provide you with money for groceries.
Food & Supplies Resources: Find It Cambridge
We created a list of all of the food and supply resources we know about, including food pantries, meal programs, delivery services, and other supports for getting food and supplies.
2020 Summer Food Program
–Strawberry Hill and West Cambridge North Cambridge Wellington Harrington Cambridgeport The Port Cambridge Highlands Cambridge Highlands and North Cambridge
Join us this summer for free activities and meals Monday through Friday at Cambridge parks (provided to children 18 and under)
Food Pantry: Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House (MFNH)
The Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House food services program provides emergency food to over 16,000 individuals and families each year.
Meal Program: Faith Kitchen
We distribute free, prepared to-go meals twice each month on the second and last Tuesday evenings.
Food & Supply Pantry: Cambridge Community Center
The Food & Supply Pantry is open to all on a first come, first served basis until supplies run out.
Free Delivery Service: Cambridge Bicycle Safety
Sign up to receive free deliveries. Our volunteer cyclists will pick up store orders and deliver items to seniors, vulnerable residents, disabled people, and people that live alone.
Free Delivery Service: Helping Hands
We help senior citizens, the immuno-compromised, and people with disabilities or preexisting medical conditions by organizing a volunteer to deliver groceries, medicine, and other necessary supplies.
Cambridge Community Food Line
We are a food delivery service for Cambridge residents delivering weekly bags of produce and shelf-stable food to those eligible (high risk of food insecurity).
Seniors Special Grocery Store Hours
Some grocery stores have special hours for people over the age of 60.
Meals Program: The Friday Café
During the COVID-19 outbreak, we will be providing bagged lunches on the lawn once each week.
Food Pantry: St. Paul Parish
We are distributing free bags of fresh vegetables, bread, and other food items every Saturday morning from 10:00-12:00.
Infant Necessities Program: East End House
We can provide some essential food and materials for infants for people struggling to meet the basic needs of a newborn.
Emergency Food Pantry: East End House
Our pantry provides individuals and families in need with fresh produce, canned and dry goods, meats, and dairy products.
Meals Program: Salvation Army Soup Kitchen
During COVID-19, we'll be distributing bagged meals at the door for people to take home.
Meals Program: Loaves and Fishes
Every Saturday, we open our place to the people in need and provide them with hot meals.
Meals Program: CommonCare Meals Ministry
Since 1999, the CommonCare Meals Ministry has been offering community meals that are open to all.
Meals Program: Harvard Square Churches
The Harvard Square Churches Meal Program operates a community supper each Thursday evening at Christ Church Cambridge.
Food Assistance: WIC Program
We provides nutrition consultation and food benefits for pregnant, breastfeeding women, infants and children up to age five.
Meal Program: First Church
We provide to-go meals to those in need on during dinner hours on Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Food Source & SNAP Hotline: Project Bread
We help to fully enroll individuals in state and federal nutrition programs, like SNAP, as well as refer callers to local food resources.
SNAP Grocery Reimbursement Tool: Expensify.org
We help individuals who qualify for SNAP benefits to get reimbursed for up to $50 of essential foods.
Volunteer at The Spot
10am – 12pm
Also: 10am – 12pm, 10am – 12pm, and 10am – 12pmEast Cambridge
Sign up to volunteer and help clean up and organize The Spot.
Volunteer Offerings: Cambridge Mutual Aid Network
We provide a platform for people share their offerings (goods, services, misc.) with those in the community who may need them.