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Watertown Food Pantry

The Council on Aging administers the Watertown Food Pantry, which provides food assistance to any Watertown resident in need.

The Pantry is located at the rear of Grace Vision Church, 80 Mt. Auburn St.
and is open:                          Tuesdays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am and Thursdays, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFP4a.jpg.
The entrance to the Food Pantry is around the left corner of Grace Vision Church (formerly St. John's) from the parking lot at the side of the building, basement level.

Watertown residents need to bring identification including proof of address (rent or utility receipt.) A five-day supply of food is available each month, as well as information about other food pantries in the area.

Call 617-972-6490 for more information.

How to Help
The needs of our citizens who use the Watertown Food Pantry are increasing. Your donations of any of these items will help feed a neighbor in need:

   Old Fashioned Oatmeal/Cereal        
Canned Tuna
   Canned Fruit                                  Canned Soup
   Mac & Cheese boxes                       Ensure Nutrition Drinks
   Peanut Butter/Jam or Jelly               Coffee/Tea
   Canned Green Beans or Corn           Canned Tomato Sauce/Paste/Whole Tomatoes
   Pasta/Rice                                      White Cannellini Beans/Chick Peas               
   Cooking Oil                                     Canned Fruit
   Cold Cereal                                     Baked Beans

Please bring your donations to the Watertown Food Pantry, located at rear of Grace Vision Church, 80 Mt. Auburn St. on Tuesdays from 9:00 -11:30 am, and on Thursdays from 3:00 – 6:00 pm.                                     
Questions? Call 617-972-6490 and leave a message.
                                                                                     To make a monetary donation mail a check to:
                                                                                                  Watertown Food PantrFP2a.jpgy
        31 Marshal St.
        Watertown, MA 02472

       or use our NEW service and 
    make a donation online by clicking


             Thank you for your support.