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Who we are:

  • We are a 501(c)(3) non profit organization that manages food and monetary donations for the sole purpose of providing food to Marshfield families in need.

  • We are staffed by a group of 90 volunteers with a 13 member board of directors.                  

  • We work with churches, clubs and schools throughout our town to bring awareness to the issue of hunger in our community.    

  • We receive no public money and rely solely on the generous donations of businesses, organizations, schools and the people of our community.


About the Food Pantry from the Director

What we do:

  • For over 35 years, the Marshfield Food Pantry has been providing nutritious food for Marshfield families in need.

  • In 2020 alone the Food Pantry served 646 families consisting of:

  • 2825 family visits 
  • 1700 residents received assistance
  • 355 children
  • 263 seniors 

  • Monthly, our families receive food and personal care items. The amount of food a family receives is dependent upon the number of people in the family. The food a family receives from the Food Pantry is only meant to supplement the family's food. A family receives food for approximately 5 days of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • The only requirements for a family to receive assistance are proof of Marshfield residency and a photo ID.

  • Confidentiality of families using the Pantry is very important to our volunteers.

  • Deliveries are made to homebound, elderly and handicapped residents.

  • School nurses are provided with snacks and juices for hungry students.

  • Spouses and families of deployed servicemen and women are encouraged to use the Pantry.

  • In November of 2020, 320 families received all the fixings for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.

  • Nothing at the Food Pantry goes to waste. Leftover breads and produce are donated to a local farm.



Marshfield Food Pantry, 1837 Ocean Street Marshfield, Massachusetts 02050