DONATION PICK-UPS on request. Please text or call Janet Porcaro at 617-797-9497 with your name and address.

The Centre Street Food Pantry serves about 300 families a month and distributes more than 1,800 bags of groceries. Pantry volunteers pick up 3,000-5,000 pounds of food each week from the Greater Boston Food Bank. This is supplemented by donations from the community, food drives, and local businesses.  The items that we collect through food drives are the most expensive and the most popular items in the pantry

Food Drive Requested Items

  • Low sugar cereal
  • Coffee/Tea
  • White tuna in water
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Low sugar snacks
  • Granola bars
  • Nuts
  • Unsweetened applesauce
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Feminine hygiene products

All items must not be expired and must be unopened.

Janet Porcaro
Realtor, Community Activist, and Techie with a heart!