Second Glance Thrift Store

The Open Door is a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt organization. Donations and contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law. #22-2513482

FAX: 978-283-9685

 COVID-19: The Open Door is OPEN!

If you or someone you know needs food, email gethelp@foodpantry.org or call 978-283-6776.

Gloucester Food Pantry
28 Emerson Avenue, Gloucester
Open Monday–Friday, 10 AM–5 PM
Curbside pick-up only.

Ipswich Community Food Pantry
00 Southern Heights, Ipswich
Open Wednesdays/Thursdays, 11 AM–4 PM
Curbside pick-up only.
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.
Grocery Deliveries Grocery deliveries may be available for homebound or quarantined households. Call 978-283-6776 for information.
SNAP Appointments 978-283-6776 ext. 266
Second Glance Thrift Store
CLOSED until further notice; no shopping or donations.

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

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 a this time.

Gloucester Public Schools is providing FREE Grab & Go Lunch & Breakfast.

Meals may be picked up between 2:30 PM and 4:00 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:
  • Pondview/Heights (lot off Essex Ave.) – 2:00 PM to 2:20 PM
  • Veterans' Way (Riverdale Park) – 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Willowood Park – 3:15 PM to 3:45 PM
All children ages 21 and under may receive a FREE complete & nutritious bagged lunch and breakfast.

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


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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