UPDATED 9/1: Greater New Bedford Food Pantries Open

    United Way of Greater New Bedford is aware that especially in these uncertain times, access to food and other basic needs is crucial for families. If you find yourself struggling to feed yourself and your family, here are some places in Greater New Bedford that you can go. Our Hunger Commission serves all of these locations.

    For families with school aged children, New Bedford Public Schools has set up Grab & Go meals sites from 11:30 am -1 pm Monday through Friday. These sites are Alfred J. Gomes Elementary, *NEW SITE* Brickenwood Housing, Campbell Elementary, Carney Academy, Hayden-McFadden Elementary, Lincoln Elementary (Moved to Normandin Middles School on 3/30), Keith Middle, and Roosevelt Middle

    At Dartmouth Public Schools ALL children under 18 can receive meals – two breakfast and lunches will be provided to take home. No ID or proof of school enrollment is required, but the child must be present. Families will be able to drive through to pick up meals – Location: Quinn Elementary School, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 11:00am-1:00 pm.

    Click here to view all open Food Pantries on the SouthCoast.

    For additional food resources, check out Grub to Give.