Emergency Food Distribution Program (MLK Food Pantry)
Mobile Food Bank Team. Click photo to view Mobile Food Bank Gallery.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Family Services Emergency Food Distribution Program (MLK Food Pantry) has been in operation circa 1982.
Currently the Food Pantry operates from the 3 Rutland Street (Community Center) site in Springfield, Massachusetts in the Mason Square Neighborhood.
The MLK Pantry normally operates each Thursday from 6:00 AM until 11:00 AM and offers a variety of foods based on availability to the Pantry. Some of the food products are, but not limited to, meats, dairy products, bakery goods, canned vegetables and fruits, etc.
The MLK Pantry serves households in Hampden County (Massachusetts). Pantry Shoppers must be:
The MLK Food Pantry is a “Choice” program, i.e., the food products are not bagged and shoppers choose from the available food items.
In addition to the above hours, on Thursday, February 28, 2019 the Martin Luther King Jr. Family Services, in conjunction with the Food Bank Of Western Massachusetts, will host a Mobile Food Bank at the 3 Rutland Street (Community Center) site in Springfield, Massachusetts. The Mobile Food Bank will take place every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM.
Shoppers accessing either of these resources must bring their own bags.
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