Mission & Justice: Arlington Eats (food pantry)

The Arlington EATS Market is a safe space for anyone in Arlington who needs food. The Market is open for in-person shopping by appointment only. If you are an Arlington resident in need of food, you can get food once each week. Foods include a variety of fresh produce, meat, dairy and canned and shelf stable food. Please note items will vary each week.

Sign up For In-Person Shopping:

*Note: Proof of Arlington Residency is required

ON THE INTERNET: Sign up for a time each week you want to come shopping. Appointment slots will open as follows: Monday and Tuesday slots by noon on Tuesday and Wednesday slots by noon on Wednesday.

BY PHONE: Call Arlington EATS at (339) 707-6761 and leave a message with your name and phone number, and you will receive a call back on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Friday afternoons.

Current Market Hours: Mondays 4:30-7:30, Tuesdays 9-12 and Wednesdays 9-12.
Over 60 and need free transportation? Call the Council on Aging: (781)-316-3403

Arlington EATS is currently operating at:
Saint John’s Church, 74 Pleasant St, Arlington

  • Food donations can be dropped on Tuesdays from 1-6 pm. Tables are set-up on Lombard Rd for a contactless drop-off.
  • New volunteers can enter the building through the office entrance door on Lombard Rd.

For more specific information follow this link to their website: https://www.arlingtoneats.org/

Examples of Donations Sought:

  • Cereal (especially Cheerios!)
  • Shelf stable soup
  • Almondbutter (we no longer need Sunbutter)
  • Snacks (regular sizes, please)
  • Soy Sauce
  • Shelf Stable Soy Milk or Almond Milk
  • Dish soap and laundry detergent
  • Personal care items such as shampoo, soap, toothpaste, toothbrush
  • Incontinence products & diapers (larger sizes are more in demand)

Please do not donate: soda, sports drinks, medications, jumbo or single serving sizes.

Arlington EATS typically relies on community donations of food for about 30% of our food supply. Donations also are also our primary source for specialty items such as gluten free foods, peanut butter alternatives and milk alternatives. Thank you!

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