Community Resource Guide: Local Food Pantries

Salvation Army
Each individual or family can get food once a month.  To apply, bring photo ID, proof of address (lease, utility bill) and proof of income (paystubs, Social Security letter).  Open Monday-Friday, 9 am - 1 pm.

33 Myrtle Street
Waltham, MA, 02453


Watch City Market: Waltham Public Schools, Healthy Waltham and The Greater Boston Food Bank have partnered up to offer Waltham families at NO COST Food Market once a month at the McDevitt Middle School. Watch City Market is open to ALL Waltham Residents. Each person/family can shop for up to 50 lbs of food including produce, meats, dairy and staple grocery items.

First Thursday of the month, 4-6 pm, McDevitt Middle School, 75 Church Street
(Call 781-314-5400 to confirm dates)

The market is free to any Waltham resident and there are no income requirements. Registering just one time for all markets via phone or email is required. To register, please call 781-314-5400 or send your name and address to registration information is very important as it helps us gauge how much food to have available.

Jewish Family and Children's Services-Family Table
Distribution takes place a few times per month. Applicants should call to inquire.

1430 Main St.
Waltham, MA, 02453


Immanuel Methodist Church

Besides their hot meals program, the church runs a year-round food pantry based on donations. Call to inquire.

45 Moody St.
Waltham, MA, 02453
Meals Program Director, Mike Hannan: 781-883-2050
Immanuel United Methodist Church main line: 781-893-7250
Christ Church- Grandma's Pantry
This pantry serves Waltham residents ages 60+. Clients should bring ID.

Hours of operation:
Fridays 9:00am-11:00 am

750 Main St
Waltham, MA, 02451
Sacred Heart Food Pantry
This is a food pantry for Waltham residents- proof of residency is required along with picture ID. The church is located at the corner of River St and Clarke St. Residents should enter through the side door.

Hours of operation:
Thursdays 4:00pm-5:00 pm

350 River Street
Waltham, MA, 02453

Waltham Fields Community Farm
The farm offers several hunger relief programs including their outreach market and subsidized CSA shares (see the website for more details).

240 Beaver St.
Waltham, MA, 02452


Project Bread FoodSource Hotline
People can call this hotline to find food pantries and other food resources in their area
Hours of operation:
Mon- Fri 8:00am to 7:00pm
Saturdays: 10:00am to 2:00pm

For the hearing impaired: 800-377-1292