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Watertown Food Pantry

The Council on Aging administers the Watertown Food Pantry, which provides food assistance to any Watertown resident in need.

The Pantry is located at the rear of Grace Vision Church, 80 Mt. Auburn St.
and is open:                          Tuesdays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am and Thursdays, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFP4a.jpg.
The entrance to the Food Pantry is around the left corner of Grace Vision Church (formerly St. John's) from the parking lot at the side of the building, basement level.

Watertown residents need to bring identification including proof of address (rent or utility receipt.) A five-day supply of food is available each month, as well as information about other food pantries in the area.

Call the Council on Aging at 617-972-6490 for more information.


How to Help
The needs of our citizens who use the Watertown Food Pantry are increasing. Your donations of any of these items will help feed a neighbor in need:

   Old Fashioned Oatmeal/Cereal                 
Canned Tuna
   Canned Fruit                                          Canned Soup
   Mac & Cheese boxes                               Ensure Nutrition Drinks
   Peanut Butter/Jam or Jelly                       Coffee/Tea
   Canned Green Beans or Corn                   Canned Tomato Sauce/Paste/Whole Tomatoes
   Pasta/Rice                                              White Cannellini Beans/Chick Peas               
   Cooking Oil                                             Canned Fruit
   Cold Cereal                                             Baked Beans

Please bring your donations to the Watertown Food Pantry, located at rear of Belmont-Watertown United Methodist Church, 80 Mt. Auburn St. on Tuesdays from 9:00 -11:30 am, and on Thursdays from 3:00 – 6:00 PM. Questions? Call the Council on Aging at 617-972-6490.
    
                                                                                     To make a monetary donation mail a check to:
                                                                                                  Watertown Food PantrFP2a.jpgy
        31 Marshall Street
        Watertown, MA 02472


       OR use our NEW service and 
    make a donation online by clicking
                        
 

       HERE!


             Thank you for your support.

To Volunteer at the Food Pantry, call the Council on Aging for more information at (617) 972-6490.