3 Feeding America network members serve this area:


State Statistical Brief: MA

Food insecurity rate 11.9 % Child food insecurity rate 16.6 % Population 6,560,595
Poverty rate 11.0 % Child poverty rate 14.0 % Unemployment rate 6.7 %

1. The Greater Boston Food Bank

Contact Information
Website: www.gbfb.org
Street Address 70 South Bay Ave
Boston, MA 02118-2700
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Phone: 617.427.5200
Fax: 617.427.0146
Executive Director: Catherine D'Amato, cdamato@gbfb.org
Media Contact: Christopher Hartley (PR Manager), chartley@gbfb.org
617.427.5200
Population Served
Number of counties served: 9 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 47,726,766
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 313 Soup Kitchen: 72 Shelter: 102 Residence: 22 Day Care: 25
Multi-service: 0 Senior: 14 Rehabilitation: 0 Youth Programs: 15 Other Programs: 30
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Back Pack, Kids Cafes, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, Other Service : ServSafe and Pantry Food Safety Training, Nutrition Education, Senior Brown Bag / Food Box Distribution, Reclamation, On-Site Agency Shopping

2. The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts

Contact Information
Website: www.foodbankwma.org
Street Address 97 North Hatfield Road
PO Box 160
Hatfield, MA 01038
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Phone: 413.247.9738
Fax: 413.247.9577
Executive Director: Andrew Morehouse, andrewm@foodbankwma.org
Media Contact: Sarah Gibbons (Communications and Marketing Manager), sarahg@foodbankwma.org
413.247.9738
Population Served
Number of counties served: 4 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 8,552,688
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 57 Soup Kitchen: 16 Shelter: 11 Residence: 3 Day Care: 8
Multi-service: 59 Senior: 3 Rehabilitation: 1 Youth Programs: 8 Other Programs: 8
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Fresh Produce, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, Non Food Distribution, Nutrition Education, Food Stamps, Senior Brown Bag / Food Box Distribution, On-Site Agency Shopping, Farm/Orchard/Raise Fish, Community Garden

3. Worcester County Food Bank, Inc.

Contact Information
Website: www.foodbank.org
Street Address 474 Boston Turnpike
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
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Phone: 508.842.3663
Fax: 508.842.7405
Executive Director: Jean G McMurray, jmcmurray@secondharvest.org
Media Contact: Jean G McMurray (Executive Director), jmcmurray@secondharvest.org
508.842.3663
Population Served
Number of counties served: 1 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 5,427,208
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 77 Soup Kitchen: 10 Shelter: 8 Residence: 41 Day Care: 2
Multi-service: 0 Senior: 1 Rehabilitation: 0 Youth Programs: 22 Other Programs: 0
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Production Kitchen, Fresh Produce, Kids Cafes, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, Other Service : Emergency food and referrals for walk-in clients., Nutrition Education, Food Stamps, Senior Brown Bag / Food Box Distribution, On-Site Agency Shopping