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Providing Healthy Food in a Welcoming Environment

Open Table’s mission is to address hunger in our local community by providing healthy food in a welcoming environment that respects the dignity and diversity of those served. We achieve our mission by:

  • Offering a wide variety of healthy and culturally appropriate food choices in our pantry and meal programs.
  • Engaging a team of diverse, committed and passionate staff and volunteers

Open Table offers fresh market groceries and prepared meals at our main facility in Maynard and through several mobile pantries and delivery programs. We provide a welcoming community of support and assistance to families and individuals, including many seniors and children in central Middlesex county.

Get Food

A wide variety of fresh food and prepared meals are available at our welcoming on-site drive-thru and mobile pantry programs.

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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. Whether you organize a food drive or just pick up extras at the grocery stores, your donations really make a difference.

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Join us in our mission to end food insecurity in our community. We are a volunteer organization that relies on the energy, talent, and enthusiasm of hundreds of people. We have many opportunities to help!

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Make a Donation

Thanks to generous individuals like you, Open Table’s Food Programs make a real impact – getting more food to people in our community. We greatly appreciate donations of any amount.

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Our Pantry is OPEN!

Our pantry is operating as an open-air drive-thru service. Volunteers bring pre-packed bags of groceries to cars, respecting social distancing guidelines.

Our hours at our main facility (33 Main St) are:

We also have monthly and bi-weekly mobile pantries in partnership with agencies in several towns.

New clients are welcome!
All clients should reside in our service area.

Select what items you would like ahead of time with our online ordering system. Order before your appointment time to have your groceries packed and ready for you on arrival. Order online HERE.

We are open rain or shine to assure no one goes hungry. In case of thunder & lightning, we will temporarily suspend deliveries and ask that guests park until the threat has passed; all will be served when we are able to resume.

Pantry distribution will be available in the Maynard Municipal Parking Lot located between Summer Street and Main Street. Please enter from Summer Street (across from the Fine Arts Theater). Guests will remain in their cars; volunteers will take your order and load grocery bags into the trunk of your car.

If you typically come to Open Table by public transportation, bike, walking, etc, please come to the walk-up table in front of our building at 33 Main Street, Maynard to receive your groceries.

If you are unable to attend any of our pantry hours or are quarantined due to COVID, other options may be available. Please contact us at [email protected] with any questions.

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Ways YOU Can Help!

In these unprecedented times, many are wondering “What can I do?”, “How can I make a difference today?” There are many ways you can directly help the increasing number of families who are facing food insecurity in our community.

Donate Groceries: Non-perishable items are accepted at our 33 Main St location M-Th, 8am-4pm or can be left in our donation bins. See what is most needed and where to drop off HERE.

Recycle Bags: We use hundreds of brown shopping bags each week. Recycle your extras with us. Egg cartons too! Drop off at 33 Main Street donation bin any time.

Volunteer: We can always use more helping hands! Task range from packing and distributing groceries to coordinating teams. Families can volunteer together and some jobs can be done remotely. Learn more HERE.

Run a Drive: Raise funds or collect food. A great team building activity for a scout, school, or faith group or neighborhood. And much can be done socially distanced. Learn more HERE.

Donate $: Your financial contributions will allow us to purchase more food, keep everyone safe with extra cleaning and supplies, gas up the truck for pick-ups and mobile deliveries, and get more food to more people.