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Open Table Receives Grant from Greater Lowell Community Foundation

Grant Supports Children’s Snack Program at Area Shelters

Concord and Maynard, MA (February 15, 2024) – Open Table, the MetroWest charity dedicated to fighting hunger and building healthy communities, announced today that it was one of seven area nonprofits to receive a generous grant from the Greater Lowell Community Foundation’s Refugee and Immigrant Resettlement Fund.

The grant will support Open Table’s snack program, particularly for children residing in the Concord Emergency Shelter, and in other area shelters as the program is expanded. The snack program provides healthy, culturally appropriate snacks, helping to ensure that children have nutritious food they will eat. The snack program provides healthy, culturally appropriate snacks, ensuring that children have access to nutritious food they will enjoy. Open Table expresses gratitude for the partnership with the Greater Lowell Community Foundation; together, these organizations are working to improve the lives of those facing food insecurity in the Greater Lowell area.

About Greater Lowell Community Foundation

The mission of the Greater Lowell Community Foundation is to foster community growth and development through funding, leadership, and collaboration to transform the lives of the individuals and organizations . Learn more at

About Open Table

Open Table is a 501(c)(3) established in 1989. Its mission is to address hunger in the local community by providing healthy food in a welcoming environment while respecting the dignity and diversity of those served. For more information, visit: