170 Pendexter Avenue
Chicopee, MA 01013
Lorraine’s serves the Chicopee, MA community through the pantry and soup kitchen. Lorraine’s connects with donors and supporters to aid friends and neighbors, and to help lead the fight against
• Hot meal service
Doors open at 4:00 pm. Mon – Fri: dinner served from 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. (3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. on the 4th Tues. of the month). All are welcome!
• Pantry service
Mon – Fri: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (6 p.m. - 8 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of the month) for qualified Chicopee residents.
Mobile Pantry: Mon – Thur: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Any resident in need will be able to visit the mobile pantry at sites across the city to pick up a bag with non-perishable items and fresh fruits and vegetables. Locations change daily. Please check online for dates and locations of the mobile pantry.
Meals available to anyone in need - men, women and children - FREE OF CHARGE.
1. Public Breakfast: Monday - Saturday, 7AM-7:45AM, 10 Mill Street, Springfield. No prerequisites required.
2. Operation SONshine: A mobile food service bringing lunches to the homeless and poverty stricken in Springfield Communities.
3. Holiday Meals: Special meals for Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Please call for dates and times 413-732-0808.
240 Main St, Indian Orchard, MA 01151, 413-543-3930
Emergency food program for Ludlow, Wilbraham, Hampden, and the Indian Orchard, Sixteen Acres, and Pine Point neighborhoods of Springfield. Also offers a preschool and senior food program. Open Tuesday and Thursday: 9:30am-4:30pm.
Distributes food to food pantries, meal sites, shelters, childcare centers, and other food assistance programs throughout Western Mass. Use the locator tool on their website to locate a program near you or call 413-247-9738.
22 Sheldon Street, Springfield, MA 01107, 413-734-6696
Households are able to visit the pantry 12x in a year and receive 3-4 days worth of food. Open Thursdays 9 am-12 pm and the 2nd & 4th Fridays of every month: 4 pm–6 pm. Offering no-contact curbside food distribution during the pandemic.
3 Rutland Street (Community Center) Springfield, MA 01109, 413-746-3655.
Open each Thursday from 6:00 AM until 11:00 AM at serving households in Hampden County. Must be at least 18 years old with proof of residency and within income guidelines.
Delivers free fresh and non-perishable groceries to 17 different community sites for distribution to residents. There are no eligibility requirements, anyone in need of assistance can attend. Arrive 10-15 minutes early and bring boxes or bags to carry your food. The website has distribution information for Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire counties or call (413) 247-9738 for assistance.
2460 Main Street, Suite 108-108B in Plaza Del Mercado
Springfield, MA 01107
Mon - Wed & Fri: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Emergency food pantry provides groceries. A special program for seniors allows them to shop exclusively on the 3rd Monday of each month. Additionally, Open Pantry will assist you with applications for SNAP benefits (no longer called food stamps) and will provide advocacy services for those who are having difficulties getting or accessing their SNAP benefits.