Please only donate:
NON-PERISHABLE items that are not expired or opened


  • Supplies (Disinfectant wipes and hand sanitizer)
  • 1-2 lbs of jasmine or basmati rice
  • mashed potatoes (bags or boxes)
  • flavored rice or pasta dishes (like rice-a-roni, hamburger helper etc)
  • Broth (chicken, beef, vegetable, any size)
  • Breakfast foods (cereal, oatmeal, pancake mix, pancake syrup etc)
  • Jelly (no peanut butter please)
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Cans of Ready-to-Serve Soups
  • Pasta Sauce
  • 2 lbs bags of sugar and flour
  • Gluten free foods
  • Canned Tomatoes (crushed, diced, whole, pureed)
  • Granola Bars, Trail Mix, Popcorn, Cookies, Crackers
  • Mayo / Ketchup / Mustard / Salad Dressing
  • Coffee, Tea & Hot Chocolate
  • 100% Juice (no glass containers please)
  • Liquid Dish Soap
  • Bars of Soap (individually wrapped)
  • Toilet Paper (individually-wrapped rolls)
  • Tissue boxes
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Shampoo

People Helping People Food Pantry

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

Pantry Office Hours

Monday-Thursday 9:00AM-2:00PM

For Registered Pantry Clients:

Distribution days & times:

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


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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