Watertown Food Pantry
The Watertown Council on Aging administers the Watertown Food Pantry, which provides food assistance to any Watertown resident in need.
DUE TO COVID-19 HOURS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
ONLY TUESDAYS, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: The Food Pantry is located at the rear of the Belmont-Watertown United Methodist Church at 80 Mt. Auburn Street. The entrance to the Food Pantry is around the left corner of the church (formerly St. John’s) from the parking lot at the side of the building, basement level. Look for the Watertown Food Pantry signs.
Visitors need to bring identification that includes proof of address: (Driver’s License or Passport with rent or utility receipt). Clients can visit twice per month. Out of town residents can be served once per year. DUE TO COVID-19, please wear a Mask or Face Covering and remain 6 feet or more away from other visitors.
CONTACT: Call the Council on Aging/Senior Center at 617-972-6490 for more information, to volunteer, and to donate.
OTHER LOCAL RESOURCES:
CATHOLIC COLLABORATIVE FOOD PANTRY at Sacred Heart at 770 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown; Thursdays 10:00-11:45 AM
CENTRE STREET FOOD PANTRY, 11 Homer Street, Newton at (617) 340-9554; Tuesdays 4:00-6:30 PM
FOOD PANTRY at AMERICAN LEGION NONANTUM POST 440 at 295 California Street, Newton
(617) 244-0440; Third Fridays – 10-11 AM
HOW TO HELP DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC:
The needs of our citizens who use the Watertown Food Pantry are increasing.
During the COVID-19 pandemic: Please mail your tax-deductible contribution made payable to Watertown Food Pantry to the Watertown Senior Center at 31 Marshall Street, Watertown, MA 02472. Monetary contributions are most helpful at this time and help us to keep our stock uniform as we pre-bag items for clients.
Questions? Call the Watertown Council on Aging at 617-972-6490, or e-mail SeniorCenter@watertown-ma.gov. Thank you!
Old Fashioned Oatmeal/Cereal
Mac & Cheese boxes
Peanut Butter/Jam or Jelly
Canned Green Beans or Corn
Ensure Nutrition Drinks
Canned Tomato Sauce/Paste/Whole Tomatoes
White Cannellini Beans/Chick Peas