73 Charles Street, Holliston, MA 01746 | (508) 429-5392
Monday - Friday: 10 am - 2 pm
Monday and Wednesday evening: 4 pm - 7:30 pm
WE ARE HERE TO HELP!
You privacy and dignity are important to us. We make it simple and easy to recieve food assistance.
Shoppers who visit the pantry are able to choose from close to 500 quality food items, including: milk, beef, chicken, fish, pork, seasonal produce, eggs, cheese, yogurt, canned soups, beans, pastas, cereals, coffee, snacks, and much more. The pantry also stocks personal care items like shampoo, laundry detergent, soap and toothpaste.
How to Use the Pantry:
Any Holliston resident in need may use the Pantry by obtaining a Pantry Card through the Town Clerks Office at Town Hall.
A resident completes a brief form, providing:
Number of people in the family
The Town Clerk confirms that the resident is listed in the Census and mails the Pantry Card to the applicant. Residents must present the card every time they shop. Residents may also request a temporary Pantry ID card so they may shop immediately while waiting for their card to be mailed.
once you receive your pantry id card, simply visit us at 73 charles street
We will provide you with reusable grocery bags based on the number of people in your family.
When shopping, you can choose from close to 500 grocery and personal care items at your own pace and to suit your families needs.
Volunteers are always on hand to help retrieve the refrigerated and frozen items that our shoppers choose. The Pantry features an up-to-date “Specials” Board which lists all of the available varieties of milk, beef, chicken, fish, cheese, frozen items including frozen vegetables and fruits.
Volunteers can help carry your grocery bags to your car if needed.
If you are unable to visit the Pantry due to illness, injury, or other disability, arrangements may be made to have volunteers deliver groceries to your home as needed.
Food stamps can help you buy food. Please visit SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for more information.
The Women, Infants and Children (W.I.C.) Supplemental Nutrition Program is a health, nutrition, and prevention program that provides checks for nutritious foods.
The Citizens Energy Oil Heat Program helps deliver millions of gallons of discount home heating oil to thousands of poor and elderly households around Massachusetts. To apply, call toll-free at 1-877-JOE-4-OIL (1-877-563-4645).
The Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance works to assist low-income individuals and families to meet their basic needs, increase their incomes, and improve their quality of life.
Additionally, you can visit Mass Resources for more information about resources available to Massachusetts residents.
The Holliston Senior Center is currently the primary source for multiple resources designed to impact the mind, body, and spirit of our 55 and older population.