Ashland Food Pantry

The Ashland Food Pantry will ensure that food relief has a more meaningful and enduring impact by establishing long lasting relationships within the community and local businesses. Our goal is to cultivate a resource built on compassion and dignity for the patrons of Ashland by providing healthy food and basic everyday supplies as we ensure food relief and instill hope by helping to alleviate food insecurity within the Ashland area.  


The Ashland Food Pantry strives to address food insecurity through access to quality, nutritious, food and basic, everyday items. 

Donate to Ashland Food Pantry

Nominal donations can be made to the food pantry two ways:
Checks payable to Town of Ashland with "Food Pantry Donation" written in the memo, sent to:

Ashland Human Services C/O Courtney Loughlin
162 West Union Street, Ashland MA 01721

Checks payable to Ashland Emergency Fund with "Food Pantry Donation" written in the memo, sent to:

Ashland Emergency Fund
P.O. Box 112 Ashland, MA 01721

Food Donations:

  • Mondays: 9am-12 pm 
  • Wednesdays: 11:30am-6pm
  • Thursdays: 9am-1pm

Thank you so much for your donations! Keep dropping off your donations at the donation bin at Shaws and Star Supermarket or in front of our food pantry. Please donate non-perishable and non-expired food in the donation bin located outside the downstairs entrance to the Ashland Community Center located on 162 West Union Street, lower level.

Food Donation Needs- Fall/Winter 2023

  • Ritz Crackers 
  • Baking mixes
  • Sponges, scrubbers
  • Canned fruit
  • Rice mixes 
  • Wipes (baby)
  • Cleaning wipes
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Diapers (size 6)
  • Pull Ups
  • Ashland trash bags
  • Jelly
  • Spaghetti
  • Mayonnaise
  • Pasta sauce
  • Toothpaste

 Thank you!!

Seek Assistance from the Food Pantry

The Ashland Food Pantry is available to any Ashland Resident experiencing food insecurities. Food Pantry users must set up an appointment to utilize the Food Pantry. Please contact us by email, , or call 508-532-7949.

Existing users- Please fill out this food pantry order form to request the items your household need. After you fill out this form,  make an appointment with our Food Pantry Coordinator by email,, or call 508-532-7949.

Volunteer at the Food Pantry

We are actively seeking volunteers to help us at the Food Pantry! Please fill out the volunteer application form, and the CORI form. Please send us these two forms and a copy of your picture ID by emailing If you have any questions please give us a call, 508-532-7949 or send an email to the address listed above. 


Volunteer Application


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