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Find Free Food In CharlestownLemontree is here to help you find the best food pantry near you. Food pantries and food banks are a great place to find groceries if you need some help. Many of these locations can help you find food as quickly as today. Whether it’s a church around the corner or a mobile food pantry, the places below should help. In addition, you should consider applying for SNAP (food stamps) if you don’t already get government assistance.
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    Soup kitchen (ready-to-eat meals)

    Ethos Ferrin Café

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    • Requirements

      • Call in advance for services
      • Seniors Only
      • Appointments required
    • Offerings

      • Prepared Meals

    Schedule

    • Next Monday

      10:00 am–1:00 pm

      • Grab and Go Meals
    • Next Tuesday

      10:00 am–1:00 pm

      • Grab and Go Meals
    • Next Wednesday

      10:00 am–1:00 pm

      • Grab and Go Meals
    • 10:00 am–1:00 pm

      every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

    Map of Ethos Ferrin Café

    Location

    100 Ferrin Street

    Charlestown, MA 02129

    directions
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    Food pantry (groceries)

    Harvest on the Vine

    35 minutes

    average wait time


    Info

    • Open to Charlestown Residents
    • The food pantry is located at the back of 49 Vine Street (Parking Lot)
    • Can inquire more on their services on site
    • Requirements

      • Proof of address required
    • Offerings

      • Free Groceries

    Schedule

    • Tue, June 25th (in 2 weeks)

      2:00 pm–3:30 pm

    • Sat, July 13th (in 4 weeks)

      10:00 am–11:30 am

    • Tue, July 30th (next month)

      2:00 pm–3:30 pm

    • 10:00 am–11:30 am

      every month on the 2nd Saturday

    • 2:00 pm–3:30 pm

      every month on the last Tuesday

    Map of Harvest on the Vine

    Location

    49 Vine Street

    Charlestown, MA 02129

    directions

    Contact

    (617) 990-7314

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    Soup kitchen (ready-to-eat meals)

    Ethos - Main Street Café (Golden Age Senior Center)

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    Info

    Serves people above 55, and disabled

    • Requirements

      • Call in advance for services
      • Seniors Only
      • Appointments required
    • Offerings

      • Prepared Meals

    Schedule

    • Next Tuesday

      11:00 am–1:00 pm

      • First come, first serve: open until food runs out
    • Next Wednesday

      11:00 am–1:00 pm

      • First come, first serve: open until food runs out
    • Next Friday

      11:00 am–1:00 pm

      • First come, first serve: open until food runs out
    • 11:00 am–1:00 pm

      every week on Tuesday, Friday, Wednesday

    Map of Ethos - Main Street Café (Golden Age Senior Center)

    Location

    382 Main Street

    Charlestown, MA 02129

    directions

    Contact

    (617) 477-6688

  5. How do I get food?

    You can receive food by visiting the food pantry or soup kitchen when it’s open. Make sure to check each resource page to see details like address, full schedule, and requirements.

  6. Can someone deliver the food to my house?

    Delivery services are very limited and are reserved for senior citizens or those with serious medical problems. If you believe you fall into either category, let us know and we may be able to help you find options in Charlestown.

  7. What do I have to bring?

    Every location is different! Please review the details included on each resource to see whether you need to bring any documentation like ID or proof of address, or supplies like bags to carry the food. If you don’t see any information on the resource, you don’t have to bring anything!

  8. Do I need an appointment?

    Every location is different! Some places in Charlestown accept appointments, some require it, and others allow walk-ins. Please review all details on the resource page to understand how you should prepare for your visit.

  9. What kind of food do they have?

    Food pantries offer grocery-style items such as canned food, fresh produce, and dry goods like pasta or rice that you can cook yourself. Soup kitchens offer ready-to-eat items like hot meals or sandwiches. All of these locations may have different options on different days, so it is hard to tell what each one of them will offer any given day.

  10. Do they have vegetables?

    Pantries may have different options at different times, so it is hard to tell what each one of them will offer any given day. Most pantries in Charlestown do give out some form of vegetables, but they may be canned items.

  11. Do they have meat?

    Pantries may have different options on different days, so it’s hard to tell what each one of them will offer any given day.

  12. Any pantries open today?

    You can browse these pages for resources in Charlestown to see if any are open today. If you’ve signed up for personalized assistance through our text message helpline, please take a look at the links we’ve sent you! If none of the resources we’ve sent are open today, let us know and we can search for additional options in Charlestown.

  13. Where are you located?

    Because our work is mostly virtual, the Lemontree team works remotely, and we don’t have an office in Charlestown for in-person visits. You can always reach us by texting 90847 between 10am-6pm, every day of the week.