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FOOD PANTRIES & MEALS
Throughout the Region
The Community Kitchen: 37 Mechanic St., Keene. Pantry open Wednesday, 12:30pm-5:30pm and Thursday, 11:30am – 4pm. Evening Hot Meals, Monday – Friday, 5pm – 6:20pm. Lunch Sunday, 11am-12pm, 603-352-3200.
Feeding Tiny Tummies: Works with schools throughout Cheshire and Sullivan County providing children with food insecurities with a package of food each week to supplement their needs at home. Open hours 9am-11am on Tuesday mornings. Summer Food Program, June 27 – August 8, two locations in Keene and one in Swanzey, view details and sign-up link. Contact Jennifer Dassau, 603-762-5890, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall Mountain Friendly Meals on Wheels: Tuesday & Thursday. Also offering Bone on Wheels for the beloved doggies, 603-835-2283.
Antrim Bennington Food Pantry: Antrim Baptist Church,, 85 Main St, Antrim. Proof of residency required. Saturday 10am – 12pm, Tuesdays 6pm – 7pm, 603-588-6614
The Fall Mountain Foodshelf: 29 Summer St, Charlestown, Monday, Thursday and Friday, 9am – 11am. Family food boxes for curbside pick-up. All are welcome. Contact Dick Westney, 603-499-3504.
Joan’s Food Pantry: Asbury Methodist Church, 532 Rte. 63, Chesterfield (basement level). Saturday, 9am – 12pm. Open to everyone. Food received based on number in family. All are welcome. Curbside pick-up. Contact Carole Vogeley, 603-363-4631.
Gilsum Congregational Church: 13 Main St, Gilsum. Saturday 10am – 12pm, 603-357-2245
Hillsborough District Food Pantry: 107 Windsor Rd, Hillsborough. Proof of residency needed. Tuesday 6pm – 8pm, Saturday 10am – 12pm. 603-464-4080
Jaffrey Food Pantry: 54 Main St, Jaffrey. All NH residents are welcome. Wednesday, 4pm- 6pm, 603-532-8005. Please check our FB page to message us and for updates.
St. Vincent de Paul: St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 173 Main St., Keene. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6:30 pm – 7:30pm, 603-357-1647.
Salvation Army: 15 Roxbury St, Keene. Tuesday-Friday 9am – 2:30pm, 603-352-0607
Keene Senior Center: 70 Court St, Keene. Thursday 11:30 – 12:30 lunch. $5 preregistration required. 603-352-5037
Home Healthcare Hospice & Community Services (HCS) : Tuesday Friendly Meals at the Keene Senior Center. $5 donation recommended. pre-registration required. 603-352-5037
Fall Mountain Foodshelf: 121 NH Route 12 A Langdon. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10am-4pm. Curbside pickup. All who need food are welcome. Contact Mary Lou Huffling, 603-835-2283 or Foodshelf 835-2006.
Marlborough Food Pantry: Federated Church of Marlborough, 16 Pleasant St., Marlborough. Monday, 1pm – 5pm; Tuesday – Thursday, 9am – 1pm; Sunday 11am – 12pm. Contact Beth Richardson, 603-876-3863.
Kidz Cupboard: Marlborough. The Kidz Cupboard: Marlborough. Food bag program for children 2-17. Weekly bags are delivered. Simple phone call and application. Open to Marlborough residents. Contact Susan Bemis at 603-876-3963 or email@example.com for applications and further information.
Peterborough Food Pantry: 25 Elm Street, Peterborough. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9am-12pm; Call 603-924-3008 to place a food order or leave a voicemail. Additional info is available at pfoodpantry.org.
Richmond United Methodist Church Youth Group Food Pantry: 105 Old Homestead Way, Richmond. Monday, 10am-12pm & 6pm-8pm; Wednesday, 8am-12pm & 1pm-5pm; Thursday, 8am-12pm & 1pm-4pm, 603-239-4494.
The Rindge Food Pantry: 1102 NH Rte. 119, (Lower level) Rindge. Open Thursday, 3pm – 6pm, 603-899-5031. All NH residents are welcome. firstname.lastname@example.org or visit rindgefoodpantry.org
Stoddard Food Pantry: Stoddard Fire Station, Stoddard. Saturday, 9am – 12pm.
Gert’s Pantry: Community Church, 5 Holbrook Ave., W. Swanzey. First and third Monday from 6-7pm; second and fourth Saturdays from 9:30am – 11am, 603-498-3506.
Sullivan Food Pantry: Sullivan Congregation Church, Gaynelle Pratt 603-847-3271. Second and fourth Thursdays of each month from 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Helping Hands: 1 Depot St., Troy. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10am-12noon. Thrift Store temporarily closed due to COVID, 603-242-3007.
St. Vincent de Paul: United Church, 99 Main Street, Winchester. Tuesday, 6pm – 7pm, 603-357-3093.
FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
Federal School Lunch and Breakfast Programs: fns.usda.gov/nslp
SNAP/Food Stamp Benefits: Apply online at nheasy.nh.gov.
Southwestern Community Services (SCS): Provides the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) to income-eligible seniors, 60 years and older; distributes commodity foods to local pantries through The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP); Families can also find out more about the Head Start Program (which provides breakfast and lunch to enrolled children) and WIC (grocery food benefits, breastfeeding peer counseling, and nutritional coaching). Call 603-352-7512 or visit scshelps.org for more information about all programs. Applicants can apply online to apply for those at nheasy.nh.gov. They can also go to the local DHHS office at 111 Key Rd Keene, NH 03431 and apply in person M-F between 8-4.
Granite State Market Match: SNAP recipients receive 50% off produce purchases at participating farm stands and farmers’ markets in the region. This includes the Farmers Market of Keene, Green Wagon Farm, Stonewall Farm, Pete’s Stand, and more, cheshireconservation.org/gsmm.
Double Up Food Program: Monadnock Food Co-op, 34 Cypress St., Keene. 50% off fresh fruit and vegetables when EBT card used, monadnockfood.coop/doubleup.
Healthy Food for All Program: Monadnock Food Co-op, 34 Cypress St., Keene. 10% every day (see application for details), monadnockfood.coop/sales/healthy-food-for-all/.
Monadnock Farm Share Program: Residents with limited income get 50% off CSA shares through a partnership with nine CSA farms in the region, cheshireconservation.org/farmshare.
End 68 Hours of Hunger/Conval: Conval (SAU 1) – End 68 Hours of Hunger; https://business.facebook.com/convalend68hours/
Federal School Lunch and Breakfast Programs: https://www.fns.usda.gov/nslp
- Provides 8 are schools with school vacation week food boxes 4x a year
- Provides ins school pantry programs for area schools throughout the year
- Provides financial support to summer meals particularly for smaller pantries
- Provides financial support for Keene Community Kitchen and Feeding Tiny Tummies for children’s programs
NH Food Access Map
UNH Extension produced a map to help people connect with the resources they need. The map shows locations where:
- free or low-cost food is offered
- volunteers are needed
- donations are accepted
Did we miss your program? Please email us at email@example.com.
Thank you to Lindy Paris from SAU 29 for compiling this list on behalf of the Monadnock United Way’s Food Provider Collaborative.