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We help both individuals and families feed themselves in a nutritionally balanced way. Over 100 volunteers help us support more than 3,500 client visits each year. Contact Us

Acord Food Pantry

Founded in 1991, Acord Food Pantry provides food assistance to the residents of Hamilton, Wenham, Ipswich, Topsfield, Essex, and Manchester-by-the-Sea.

If you or someone you know needs help, you may register with 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
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Upcoming Events


School vacation lunch bags

We will be offering school vacation lunch bags on Wednesday, December 17, Thursday, December...

Holiday breakfast bag distribution

We will be handing out holiday breakfast bags on Wednesday, December 10, Thursday, December 11, and Saturday, December 13. Stop by to pick up your bag!


December 2, 2014 is #GivingTuesday, a day where people and organizations around the world come together for a common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. You can extend the spirit of giving thanks by participating in #GivingTuesday and supporting a favorite charity, helping a neighbor, or spreading the word about you're own giving.

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