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New Distribution Hours  

Starting the week of October 18 

We are pleased to bring back a mix of both indoor shopping or curbside pickup options to offer you a variety of healthy food. You may visit The Pantry once a week either for curbside pickup or indoor shopping. If you choose to shop inside you MUST make an appointment by contacting Laura Du at ldu@franklinfoodpantry.org or 508-528-3115. For more information visit here

**THE NEW HOURS WILL BEGIN OCTOBER 18**

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, 5:30 -6:30 pm – No appointment needed

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: Indoor shopping: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Appointment Required

Friday: Indoor shopping: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Appointment Required  No walk-ins. *No curbside distribution*

**If you are in need of home delivery, please visit our home delivery guidelines. **

The Franklin Food Pantry is here to help you in your time of need. We provide food and household necessities to supplement your main grocery sources. As a client-choice pantry, we encourage you to take only what you need. We are an alternative to most pantries which provide fixed boxes of food where you do not have an opportunity to choose your items.

Before using the Pantry’s services, you must complete our application. Once eligibility is determined, we will assess your needs to determine if there are other resources that could provide additional assistance.

Here is a summary of our services and programs:

Drive-up distribution is available on Tuesdays from 9:00 – 1:00 pm and 5:30 – 6:30. You will stay in your car and receive a bag of shelf stable items, fresh produce and a choice of proteins.

In-person shopping is available by appointment on Thursdays and Fridays from 9:00 – 1:00 pm

Kids’ bags provided to our neighbors who are under 18.

The Mobile Pantry delivers food monthly to our low-income housing partners whose residents have difficulty getting to our downtown location.

Home Delivery is intended to serve clients who live in Franklin who have difficulty visiting the Franklin Food Pantry in person.

The Weekend Backpack Program provides weekend meals and snacks to children in need through a partnership with Franklin Public Schools.

Emergency food bags are given to anyone who comes to our door for help.

Holiday meal packages are provided for July 4th, Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners for our clients who request it.

If you or someone you know could benefit from our services, learn how to apply here.

10/7/2021