As a community, we strive to address the needs of those who find themselves in difficult financial circumstances. Please consider volunteering your time to help make our programs a success.

Our purpose is to establish and sustain a community-wide effort to help meet the basic needs of residents of the Town of Burlington, thereby strengthening the community as a whole.

86% of donations collected go directly to support Burlington residents in urgent financial situations.

People Helping People operates solely on donations.

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People Helping People Food Pantry

10 St. Marks Road Burlington, MA 01803 (781)270-6625

Pantry Office Hours
Monday – Thursday, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM


For Registered Pantry Clients:
Distribution days & times:
Monday: 11am – 2pm
Tuesday: 3pm – 7pm
Wednesday: 11am – 2pm
Thursday 10am 12pm
*PLEASE arrive no later than 20 minutes before the end of the distribution.
(Closed on federal holidays)


Food Pantry Dropbox Locations:
Unexpired, non-perishable food can be dropped off at donation bins at these Burlington locations:

Market Basket
Shaw’s
Northern Bank
Burlington Public Library
Cambridge Savings Bank
Rockland Trust Bank
Brookline Savings Bank
Fitness Together
Get in Shape for Women
Planet Fitness


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