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 

and Belmont Serves 

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

 
 

Recent News

  • 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
  • Bored & Looking for Something to Do! Volunteers are needed for our open dates in August, Saturday 8/1 & 15 (8-9:30am) and Tuesday 8/11 & 25 (5-6:30pm).  Just show up by 8:15am or 5:15pm.  Run a neighborhood food drive or gather you friends at Clay Pit Pond in front of the high school for a fundraiser walk-a-thon.  Have other ideas? Send us an email belmontfoodpantry@gmail.com.
    Posted Jul 23, 2015, 7:52 AM by Food Pantry
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The Belmont Food Pantry Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
The Belmont Food Pantry Needs Your Help To Move On Saturday, July 30 @ 8AM!

As we work out all of the logistics regarding a permanent site for the food pantry we have procured a temporary site to move to on July 30th.  Paul Tocci, from the Belmont Car Wash, has generously offered a very large garage space, at 1010 Pleasant Street, that we can use.  There is a parking lot but it is also right next to the Star Market parking lot where volunteers can park. We will be able to open for business on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays and the 4th Sunday.


During the month of July the Food Pantry will be open to tour/visit beginning a half hour before it's regular hours listed below.



Belmont Food Pantry Hours
 
1st and 3rd Saturday of each month from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. 
4th Sunday of each month from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

The food pantry is open during the above hours for residents to receive food assistance, but also for anyone who wishes to drop off donations.  Volunteers are asked to arrive at least 15 minutes before the pantry opens.  Also, please note that residents may use the pantry twice a month.