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The Open Door Food Pantries

The Open Door Food Pantries in Gloucester and Ipswich provide free, three-to-five-day supplies of emergency groceries to income-qualified residents of our service area.

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The Open Door offers a variety of markets in various locations.

The Second Glance

Second Glance is the Thrift Store of The Open Door. Donations of gently used clothing, shoes, household items, linens, books, CDs, furniture, jewelry, knickknacks, and artwork help fund the food pantry and other hunger-relief programs of The Open Door, which serves Cape Ann and Ipswich.

The Open Door Meals

The Open Door hosts a variety of meal offerings: Community Meals, Senior Soup and Salad, SNAP/Food Stamp Assistance, Summer Meals for Kids

Youth Job Training

The Open Door has a 12-week program that offers job training and workforce readiness to youth ages 16-21.