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Food Resources- Lowell

  • Central Food Ministry, Inc.:
Location: 370 West Sixth Street Lowell, MA 01850
Phone Number: 978-453-4920 (business line)

                            978-454-7445 (appointments only


  • Christ Jubilee Food Pantry: 

Provide assistance with food to those in need (food purchased from the local food bank will be distributed freely to the community every Friday).

Location: 101 Smith St. Lowell, MA - 01851

Phone number: 978-452-9977


  • Merrimack Valley Catholic Charity:

Food pantries have set schedules so please call in advance to get the hours of operation.


Location: 70 Lawrence Street Lowell, MA 01852

Phone number: 978-452-1421 or 978-454-9946 (food pantry).

Services: Basic Needs, Counseling, Family Support Services, Food Pantry, Grandparents as Parents, Parent Support Services.


  • Open Food Pantry:

Monday through Friday 9am - 12 noon (Clients, please arrive before 11:30am to ensure service).

Wednesday evenings 5:30pm - 7:00pm (Clients, please arrive before 6:30pm to ensure service).
The Open Pantry is closed for major holidays and inclement weather.


Required Paperwork 

Clients need to bring the following items each time they visit The Open Pantry:
(1) They do ask for a Social Security but they accept other documentation including passport or other immigration papers.
(2) Proof of Residence for the head of household from the last 90 days.  Name, date, and address is required for your proof of residence.  Utility bills or rent receipts are best for proof of residence.

Location:13 Hurd Street Lowell, MA 01852

Phone number: (978)453-6693


  • Salvation Army: 

Food pantry is opened Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9AM -11 AM.

Required Paperwork

They do ask for photo ID rent receipt.

A proof of income.

A utility bill if you pay one and birth dates of everyone in your home.

They do not ask for Social Security cards.


Location: 150 Appleton St. Lowell, MA 01852

Phone number: (978) 458-3396


  • St. Paul’s Soup Kitchen - Elliot Church

Provide meals and personal hygiene products at no charge to needy individuals.


Location: 273 Summer St. Lowell, MA 01850


Phone number: 978-452-3383

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