Our Mission

The Belmont Food Pantry Inc. is a nonprofit organization whose resources are available to Belmont residents. One must show proof of Belmont residency to use the pantry. We have been open since 1992 on a weekly basis with no operating or overhead charges.

Over the years, we have received grant money from Project Bread, support from the Belmont Citizen’s annual Holiday Gift Drive, food from the New England Food Foundation and the yearly Post Office Letter Carriers,

 Belmont Serves 

Food Drive and Chenery Middle School Food Drive. We remain solely dependent on the Town’s organizations, worship houses, schools and individuals for food and monetary donations.


Recent News

  • Food Pantry Requirement The Belmont Food Pantry is for Belmont residents only.  This requirement is the same for every town that has a food pantry with a few exceptions.  All Belmont residents that use the Belmont Food Pantry are required to fill out our application (located in New Client Forms page) & submit a Utility Bill, Lease or W-2 form with their NAME and Belmont ADDRESS as proof of residency. 
    Posted Nov 11, 2019, 12:24 PM by Food Pantry
  • December Donations The 2015 Gifts of Hope campaign for the Belmont Food Pantry was a tremondous success.  Belmont residents and businesses donated over $65,000 to the Food Pantry just in the month of December.  THANK YOU all for your outpouring of support ad generosity to your Belmont neighbors.  Your donations are used to supplement, where needed, the shelves with non-perishable food.  The Food Pantry also distributes gift cards during the holidays that enables those Belmont residents, who sign up, to purchase fresh food.  Also, thank you to Joanna Tzouvelis, editor of the Belmont Citizen-Herald, for all of her behind the scenes logistical work to make the Gifts of Hope campaign a success.
    Posted Jan 15, 2016, 10:14 AM by Food Pantry
  • Thank You A special thank you to the Belmont Businesses who supported the Food Pantry this Holiday Season. The Food Pantry has received over $5,000 in donations.
    Posted Dec 23, 2015, 10:23 AM by Food Pantry
  • Belmont Center Businesses Donating 10% of Sales on Monday, Dec. 14th! The following Belmont Center businesses will be donating 10% of their sales on Monday, December 14, 2015:  A Chocolate Dream, The Toy Shop of Belmont, Patou Thai, Thirty Petals Boutique, Bells & Whistles, Terra Firma, Champions Sporting Goods, Every Body Pilates, Alchemy 9.2.5, and Vintages Adventures in Wine.
    Posted Dec 8, 2015, 9:10 PM by Food Pantry
  • Belmont Businesses Support the Pantry on Saturday, Dec. 12th! The following Cushing Square merchants will be donating a percentage of their sales on Saturday, December 12, 2015:  Westcott Mercantile, Savinos, Helena's, As Tyme Goes By, Boston Pedago, Karenna Maraj, UnCommon Finds.  Belmont Car Wash will be donating $1 for every car washed and $5 for every car detailed on Saturday, December 12, 2015.
    Posted Dec 8, 2015, 9:12 PM by Food Pantry
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The Belmont Food Pantry Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

The Belmont Food Pantry is now using SignUpGenius to manage volunteers.  Please click here to go to our volunteer page. 

Monetary donations for the Belmont Food Pantry are graciously accepted and can be mailed to 
Belmont Food Pantry, PO Box 291, Belmont 02478

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The Belmont Food Pantry will ONLY be OPEN for ALL Belmont residents, 
to receive food or to DROP OFF donations, on the following dates: 

Saturday, November 21st 

 Saturday, December 5th & 19th 

      from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. 

The distribution is a drive-thru for receiving and donating with everyone remaining in their car, pulling up to the volunteer to check in and another volunteer will put the bag(s), per family, into the car. Walkers PLEASE keep a distance from each other and our volunteers WILL COME to you. 

First time using the Belmont Food Pantry?  Belmont residents wishing to use the Belmont Food Pantry are required to fill out an registration form and read the guidelines.   Go to the New Client Forms page for the forms and information.

The Belmont Food Pantry is located in the Belmont Town Hall, 455 Concord Avenue (across from the Police Station) to distribute food to Belmont residentsThe monthly hours of the pantry are:
    THE HOURS BELOW ARE NOT IN EFFECT                      UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DURING                                      THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC 

2nd & 4th Tuesday 5:30 - 6:30 pm
4th Sunday 1:30-2:30 pm

Please note that according to our new guidelines Belmont residents wishing to use the pantry can not begin lining up at the OUTSIDE door until an hour before the pantry opens, please do not block the main door.  I.E Saturdays at 7:30 am, 
Tuesdays at 4:30 pm and on  Sundays 12:30 pm. No one is 
ALLOWED into the building until volunteers open the main door.   

Donation suggestions: 

HOUSEHOLD: Shampoo, toothpaste and  toothbrushes, Soap (bar, and liquid), sanitary napkins, razors and shaving creme, household cleaners (spray bottles and wipes).

FOOD:  Coffee and Tea, Canned Chili with meat and Stews, Canned Soups, Canned Beets, Corn and Mixed Vegetables, Mushrooms, Cooking Oil, Tuna Fish, Canned Fruit, Rice, Jelly.

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