Urgent Food Pantry Needs

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The Woburn Council of Social Concern Food Pantry is desperately low on food, as we go back to school and enter the colder months the need for families in Woburn becomes more pronounced. If you can help in any way they would appreciate it.
These are a few of the items that they are completely out of:
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Dried Beans
  • Cake Mixes & Brownie Mixes
  • Tuna
They are running very low on:
  • Soups, Both Condensed and Ready to Serve
  • Cereal
Thank you so much for all your help! It is very much appreciated!

Some further info from socialconcern.org:

The Food Pantry is located at 2 Merrimac Street in Woburn, Massachusetts.  It provides food to individuals and families living in Woburn and Winchester Massachusetts who do not have adequate financial resources to meet basic needs.  Recipients have reported that the quantity of food they receive generally lasts about 5 days. 
Use of the food pantry is limited to one time per month.  The Food Pantry is open to all households, through pre-arranged appointments, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 09:45 AM to 12:00 PM and from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM. 
The Food Pantry is also open to individuals who work or attend school during the day, through pre-arranged appointments, on Wednesday evening hours, from 5:45 PM to 7:00 PM.  Information and referral assistance is also available to help clients to link-up with other community services.  Before Thanksgiving and Christmas the program coordinates the distribution of food baskets to hundreds of families. 
Call the Food Pantry at 781-935-6495 for more information. Alternatively you can email debbi@socialconcern.org.
Council of Social Concern
2 Merrimac Street
Woburn, MA 01801


We accept all non-perishable food within date.  Listed below are some suggested foods. 
  • Baked Beans
  • Canned Fruit & Vegetables
  • Canned Lunch (Spaghettios, etc.)
  • Canned Meat (stew, Spam, chili, etc.)
  • Cereal (hot and cold)
  • Condiments
  • Dessert Mixes, Jello, Pudding
  • Instant Mashed Potatoes
  • Jelly
  • Juice
  • Pasta
  • Peanut Butter
  • Powdered Milk
  • Rice/Rice Mixes
  • Soup
  • Snacks (cookies, crackers, etc.)
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Sugar-free, Low-sodium & Fat-free Foods
  • Tuna
Donations may be dropped off at the Food Pantry at 2 Merrimac Street in Woburn, Mondays–Fridays between 9:00-5:00.  If you wish to make a monetary donation, please make your check payable to Council of Social Concern, and note that it is for the Food Pantry.

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