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Second Glance Thrift Store
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Second Glance Thrift Store
RE-OPEN for shopping Wed-Sat from 9 AM to 5 PM

DONATION CENTER by appointment ONLY!
Tue-Sat from 10 AM to 4 PM

Request a REFERRAL appointment HERE!
Gloucester Food Pantry
28 Emerson Avenue, Gloucester
Open Mon–Fri, 10 AM–5 PM
Curbside pick-up only.

Ipswich Community Food Pantry
00 Southern Heights, Ipswich
Open Wed/Thur, 11 AM–4 PM
Curbside pick-up only.

DELIVERIES: Grocery deliveries may be available for homebound or quarantined households.
Call 978-283-6776 by NOON
Community Meals--TAKEOUT ONLY
28 Emerson Avenue, Gloucester
Available Monday–Friday from 3–5 PM
Call 978-283-6776 by 2 PM each day for a no-contact delivery.
Free Grab'n Go Breakfast and Lunch
served June 18- Aug 28, Mon-Fri.
  • Riverdale Park
    69 Veterans' Way, Gloucester
    12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
  • Willowood Park
    40 Willowood Road, Gloucester
    12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
  • Veterans' Memorial Elementary
    11 Webster Street, Gloucester
    11:00 PM to 12:00 PM
  • Beeman Elementary School
    138 Cherry Street, Gloucester
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • The Open Door
    28 Emerson Avenue, Gloucester
    3 PM to 5 PM
  • Pondview Village
    Essex Avenue, Gloucester
    11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Ipswich Food Pantry
    00 Southern Heights, Ipswich
    11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Wed/Thur)

All children ages 21 and under may receive a FREE complete & nutritious bagged lunch and breakfast.

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a USDA program. The Open Door is an equal opportunity provider.
Get help with your
SNAP Application!
978-283-6776 ext. 266
Our volunteer model has changed during the pandemic.
We have fewer opportunities due to limits on people in our building. If you would like to be added to a list of volunteers to pack bags or deliver meals, email

Distributor or Restaurant Donations We may be able to take bulk donations. Please call 978-283-6776.
Individual and Community Food Donations For safety reasons, we are not able to take individual and community food donations at this time.


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The Open Door is a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt organization.
Donations and contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law. #22-2513482
2004-2020 The Open Door, 28 Emerson Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone: 978-283-6776 ·
Company Fax: 978-282-9684 · Client Services Fax: 978-283-9685