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Second Glance Thrift Store


CLIENT SERVICES
FAX: 978-283-9685

 IMPORTANT SERVICE UPDATES
[Updated 3/27/2020 3:50 PM]
The Open Door is making every effort to keep our programs operating during this COVID-19 (Coronavirus) event, however, we must make some adjustments. Please review these changes, and check back here or on our Facebook page for updates:

Gloucester Food Pantry
Open Monday–Friday, 10 AM–5 PM, for curbside pick-up; clients are asked not to enter the building. Pull up to the front of our building on Emerson Ave., and a volunteer or staff member will bring you groceries prepacked for your household size. If you work during this time, or are quarantined and unable to pick up groceries, please call 978-283-6776 or email gethelp@foodpantry.org.
Ipswich Community Food Pantry
Open Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 AM–4 PM, for curbside pick-up; clients are asked not to enter the building. Pull up to the front of our building, and a volunteer or staff member will bring you food prepacked for your household size. If you work during this time, or are quarantined and unable to pick up groceries, please call 978-283-6776 or send email to gethelp@foodpantry.org.
Community Meals
Take-out only, with curbside pick-up between 3–5 PM, Monday–Friday, with extra food provided on Fridays for the weekend. Pull up to the front of our building on Emerson Ave., and a volunteer or staff member will bring you meals prepacked for your household size. For those unable to pick up at the pantry, please call 978-283-6776 x204 by 3pm to arrange a delivery by a volunteer. Leave your name, phone number, address, and the number of meals requested. You must call each day that you need a meal.
Second Glance Thrift Store
CLOSED until further notice; no shopping or donations.
Mobile Markets On hold with the exception of Millbrook Park Market, which will have a modified distribution.
Emerson Market On hold until further notice.
Senior Markets On hold until further notice.
On Your Mark On hold until further notice.
Senior Soup & Salad at Rose Baker On hold until further notice.

Large volunteer groups have been cancelled, but we still need our regular volunteers to participate if they are healthy and able.

We are working to keep ALL safe while we continue to provide food to our community.

   NEED HELP? WANT TO HELP?
If you or someone you know needs food, email gethelp@foodpantry.org or call 978-283-6776.

If you would like to be added to a list of volunteers to pack bags or deliver meals, email helper@foodpantry.org.

Free Meals for Kids in Gloucester
For the duration of our school closure ALL Gloucester Public School students, and those from neighboring communities, have access to Free Grab & Go Lunch & Breakfast.

Meals may be picked up between 11:00 AM and 12:00 PM at the following locations:
  • Beeman Elementary School, 138 Cherry St, Gloucester
  • Veterans' Memorial, 11 Webster St, Gloucester
Meals will also be delivered by bus at these neighborhoods and times:
  • Veterans' Way (Riverdale Park) – 10:45 AM to 11:15 PM
  • Willowood Park – 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
All children ages 21 and under, regardless of their Free/Reduced/Full-Pay status will receive a Free complete & nutritious bagged lunch and breakfast. The meals are prepared under the same strict nutrition and food safety guidelines that are followed every day in our school kitchens. Meals may not be consumed at the “Pick-Up Station” in order to facilitate social distancing.

If you have questions please email Martha Jo Fleming, Food Service Director, at mjfleming@gloucesterschools.com or call 978-281-9806.

Capital Campaign 2020 - building front elevation Here We Grow Again!
The Open Door is pleased to announce a $1.7M capital campaign to purchase the building next door (26 Emerson Avenue, the old food co-op), and build a new commercial production kitchen. We're already 90% of the way to our goal, but we need your help to finish it off.

Click here to read our press release and learn more about the project.
Decorate for the Empty Bowl!The Empty Bowl Dinner is currently scheduled for Thursday, May 14, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Cruiseport Gloucester.

This important fundraiser and community event will go on, but with the threat of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we may have to postpone or even have a "virtual" Empty Bowl. Please stay tuned for updates!

The Open Door Ipswich Community Food Pantry

00 Southern Heights
Ipswich, MA

HOURS
Tuesday: 11-5
Wednesday: 11-7 NEW!
Thursday: 11-5

Call: 978-283-6776

Serving: Ipswich, Rowley,
Topsfield, Boxford, Hamilton
and Wenham.


The Open Door is proud to be supported by the Cummings Foundation. THANK YOU for investing in the health of our community.


  The Open Door is proud to be supported by the Walmart Foundation.

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