Open Table’s mission is to provide healthy food, friendship, and support to those in need while respecting their privacy and dignity.

Open Table offers weekly community supper programs and food pantries in Concord and Maynard/Sudbury to more than 300 guests. Founded in 1989, we provide a welcoming community of support and assistance to families and individuals, including many seniors and children – open to all who come.

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Your gift will help provide meals and groceries and will make a real difference in out guests’ well-being. Thank you for your support.

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Food, Funds And Fun With Open Table On Thanksgiving

Food, Funds and Fun with Open Table on Thanksgiving

Grab your family and friends on Thanksgiving morning for the 7th Annual Turkey Trot sponsored by Marx Running Store and Circle Furniture. This fun 5k starts at 8:30 sharp on Keyes Road in Concord and welcomes runners and walkers of all speeds. Registration opens at 7:30 am (preregister now at…

October Issue Of Volunteer Link Now Available

October Issue of Volunteer Link Now Available

The October 2016 issue of Volunteer Link is now available online. There are a lot of fun opportunities to help Open Table this fall: learn more about the Turkey Trot, Empty Bowls, and our annual Coat Drive. And take the Open Table Quiz to see how much you know about…

Crop Walk This Sunday 10/23

Crop Walk this Sunday 10/23

Looking for an excellent excuse for a beautiful fall afternoon walk?  The Concord CROP Walk for the Hungry is this Sunday, 10/23 from 1:30 - 4 pm at First Parish in Concord. The CCHS Pep Band will perform during registration and the walk steps-off promptly at 2:15.  The CROP Walk benefits Open…


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How You Can Help

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Make a Donation

Thanks to generous individuals like you, Open Table’s community dinner programs and onsite pantries make a real difference to our guests’ well-being. We greatly appreciate donations of any amount.

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Spread the Word

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter, subscribe to our Volunteer Newsletter, talk to us about organizing a community event, work with our sustaining and contributing partners, or just learn more about hunger and how it affects our community. The more people know about the issues and our organization, the closer we can come to accomplishing our mission.

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Become a Volunteer

Join us in our mission to end food insecurity in our community. We are an all-volunteer organization that relies on the energy, talent, and enthusiasm of hundreds of people. We have opportunities to help in the pantries, kitchens, and behind-the-scenes – come work with us!

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Support the Team

Open Table again partnered with Three Squares New England in the fifth Annual Ride for Food to be held Sunday, September 25, 2016. There is still time to support the team!

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Donate Groceries

Because we provide meals and extra groceries for hundreds of people each week we always need help keeping our pantries stocked. We rely on your generous donations. Consider organizing or participating in a food drive, or just pick up a little extra for someone else the next time you are at the grocery store. It all adds up!

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Other Ways to Help

There are many other ways that you can help us in our mission to end hunger in our community. You can support Open Table while shopping for groceries or online, by creating centerpieces, and so much more. We appreciate all types of support!

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Empty Bowls at The Umbrella - DATE CORRECTION FROM THE VOLUNTEER LINK - apologies but the date in the newsletter for this excellent event was incorrect. It is November 3 which is the first Thursday of November. Time is 6 - 8 when you can - for $20 - select a beautiful handmade bowl and fill it with a nourishing meal. For more information you can visit their website. www.opentable.org/event/emerson-umbrella-empty-bowls/ This is a delightful evening for a great cause - hope you'll be joining us. ... See MoreSee Less

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Concord cooking crew showing off freshly chopped. Veggies and fruits.

Barbara, Alan and Walter manning the stove.

Lemon Garlic Chicken a la Alan and Walter.
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Open Table is now on Twitter too!

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