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Our mission is to empower individuals and families to feed themselves in a nutritionally balanced way. Acord is a nondenominational, green, grassroots organization staffed by more than 100 volunteers and supporting more than 3,500 client visits each year. Contact Us


Thank you!

We appreciate the following groups for their assistance with our recent food drive and Thanksgiving bag distribution:
  • • Residents and public safety officers of Hamilton and Wenham
  • • HWRHS Interact Group
  • • First United Church of Hamilton
  • • Hamilton Wenham Mother's Club
Your generosity allows us to continue providing food and supplies to those in need!

Acord Food Pantry

Founded in 1991, Acord Food Pantry provides food assistance to residents of six communities in Essex County: Hamilton • Wenham • Ipswich • Topsfield • Essex • Manchester-by-the-Sea

If you or someone you know needs help, you may register with the Pantry Manager by phone (978.468.7424) or email ( or in person during our open hours. Please note you will need to provide proof of residency during your initial visit.

Acord Food Pantry is open for clients on:

Wednesday 9:30AM-11:00AM
Thursday 6:30PM – 7:30PM
Saturday 9:00AM – 11:00AM
Click here for a list of other local resources.

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