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Free Community Suppers

2nd Sunday  5:00 – 6:00pm
Peterborough – Divine Mercy Parish  603-924-7647                                        

Mondays  5:30 – 6:30pm
Peterborough – Union Congregational Church 603-924-3272

4th Monday  – 5 – 6:30pm
First Congregational Church of Rindge  603-899-5722

Tuesdays  5:30-6:30pm   Closed in August
Peterborough – All Saint’s Church 603-924-3202

Third Tuesday – Dublin Community Center 603-563-8021

Wednesdays  5:30 – 6:30pm
Peterborough – Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church 603-924-6245

Thursdays  5:30 – 6:30pm
First Thursday – Francestown Community Church 603-547-2013
Second Thursday – Bennington Pierce School 603-588-2131
Third Thursday – Antrim Presbyterian Church 603-588-2209

Third Thursday – United Church of Jaffrey 603-532-7047
Fourth Thursday – Hancock Congregational Church Vestry 603-525-6628
Call the Grapevine at 603-588-2620 before 12 noon on Wednesday for a ride to Thursday’s supper.

Fridays  5:30 – 6:30pm – Greenfield Meeting House

Community Kitchen
Free Hot Suppers 5 – 6:20, M – F  (CLOSED SAT. & SUN.),  Sunday Lunch 11 am – 12 noon
Mechanic Street, Keene 603-352-3200

Church Supper
2nd Saturday of month 5:30 – 6:30pm  (April – November)  * * NOT free of charge
United Church of Jaffrey  603-532-7047  – call for details

Friendly Meal & “Nurse Is In” Clinic
3rd Thursday of the month 11:00 am – 1:00 pm                                                                       VFW Post on Hathorn Road, Jaffrey                                                                                          Open to senior citizens (60+) from any area town.
No charge; donations are gratefully accepted.                                                                             Call 352-2253 for reservation

Food Stamp Program, NH Dept. of Health and Human Services
1-800-624-9700 or 357-3510
1-800-735-2964 TDD for the hearing impaired.
809 Court St., Keene
Emergency and longer term food stamps. Must apply in person and meet income level to get help.

Meals on Wheels (HCS)
603-355-2253 or toll free: 800-541-4145
Provides hot, nutritious meals to homebound elderly and individuals with disabilities.                 

Salvation Army
Your local Salvation Army representative will help you get food, clothing, etc.

Southern NH Services: Hillsborough County
Call to register for programs in Antrim, Greenville, Hillsboro, Peterborough and Wilton.

Southwestern Community Services: Cheshire County
Serves Dublin, Jaffrey, and Rindge.

Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)
1-800-WIC-4321 (1-800-942-4321) 
Federal program that offers vouchers for food to eligible women, infants, and children to age 5. Breastfeeding support and healthcare referrals for pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
For women and children under 6 who are not enrolled in WIC, and for eligible elderly people. Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program gives coupons for those on WIC to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables.

Many towns have a food pantry that offers basic foods to people in need.

Antrim Baptist Church
TIMES: Sat 10 am -12 noon and by appointment
Antrim and Bennington residents

Antrim First Presbyterian Church
TIMES: Friday & Saturday 10 am – 4pm

Greenfield Congregational Covenant Church
12 Depot Drive at the Ministry Center
TIMES: Sat 10 am -12 noon
Open to all

Sacred Heart Parish
St. Vincent DePaul Society
TIMES: by appointment only  –  Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu

Hillsboro District Food Pantry
7 Church Street
TIMES: Tue 5 – 7 pm
Hillsboro-Deering School District, Washington, Windsor

Compassion Food Pantry
of Jaffrey Assembly of God
48 Stratton Road
TIMES: Tues. 4:30 – 6:00 PM
Open to all

United Church of Jaffrey Food Pantry
Main Street
TIMES: Tue 10:30am – 12:30pm,  Wed 6:00pm – 7:30 pm
All welcome

The Community Kitchen
37 Mechanic Street
Hot Meal Hours: Mon-Fri 5 – 6:20 pm,  Sunday lunch 11 am – 12 noon
Food Pantry Hours:  Wed 12:30 – 5:30 pm, Th 11:30 am – 4 pm                

Peterborough Food Pantry                                                                                                                 Serving the following towns: Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Greenfield, Greenville, Hancock, Jaffrey, New Ipswich, Peterborough, Rindge, Sharon, Temple.
25 Elm Street (former Armory)
TIMES: Mon-Fri 9am – 12noon

Rindge Food Pantry
Corner of Route 119 & Cathedral Road – rear of the building
TIMES: Thu 2 – 6:00pm
Rindge & Jaffrey residents

Faith Food Pantry
3 Leighton Place – Congregation Church of Temple parsonage
TIMES:  1st Wed of the month – 5 pm – 7 pm                                                                                  3rd Sat of the month – 9 am – 12 noon
All are welcome

Helping Hand Center Food Pantry
1 Depot Street
TIMES: Mon-Sat 10am-1:30pm
Open to Troy & Fitzwilliam for food  

Open Cupboard Pantry                                                                                                                   Wilton Falls Mill, 6 Burns Hill Road # 5
603-809-6004  or  603-654-2635  –   Linda & Roger LaDouceur
TIMES: by appointment  –  Serving the residents of Temple, Lyndeboro, Greenfield and Wilton


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