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Free food pantries in Hillsborough County New Hampshire.

Food banks in Manchester, Nashua and Hillsborough County New Hampshire along with soup kitchens prevent hunger. The centers can provide free food, groceries, and referrals to families in the community. With the price of groceries ever escalating and becoming a struggle to keep up with, the free food pantries near you in the region are great places to turn to for help in a time of need. Find locations below as well as a toll free referral number.

Every year families in New Hampshire struggle with paying ever escalating energy bills and other expenses. Many are just trying to get ahead and provide food or basic needs for their families. These Hillsborough County food pantries, churches, and organizations go a long way towards helping individuals make it through a difficult period. Both short term aid, and referrals to benefits such as SNAP, are offered. Many also arrange free Christmas, Thanksgiving, and other holiday meal programs.

The food, meals, groceries, and other support they provide to thousands of local families every year is invaluable. In addition, if one of the local pantries can’t meet your needs, they can usually refer individuals to government programs or other local agencies that may be able to help.

Antrim Baptist Church
Address: 85 Main Street
Antrim, New Hampshire 03440
Phone number - (603) 588-6614

Seventh Day Adventist Community
37 Back River Road
Bedford, New Hampshire 03110
An emergency food pantry is on site. Both canned goods and perishable items, such as fruit, dairy, and vegetables, are offered.

The Caregivers, Inc. - Caring Cupboard
19 Harvey Road, Unit 11
Bedford, NH 03110
Phone numbers to dial (877) 278-0237 or (603) 622-4948
Hot and cold meals, free food, and other aid is offered to the needy in the community.




Salvation Army – Goffstown
Goffstown, New Hampshire 03045
Phone number - (603) 774-1021
The Hillsborough County New Hampshire Salvation Army is one of the leading food pantries in the region. They also offer other assistance, and are a great place for referrals. Access Thanksgiving and Christmas meals, food pantry, shelter, financial aid for paying bills and housing, and various other forms of assistance.

The Goffstown Network
Location - 7 North Mast Road
Goffstown, New Hampshire 03045
Phone - (603) 497-3433

Greenfield Congregational Covenant Church
776 Forest Road
Greenfield, NH 03047

Sacred Heart Church, part of the St Vincent De Paul Society - Greenville
Address - 15 High Street
Greenville, NH 03048
Intake phone number - (603) 878-0518
Similar to the Salvation Army in the number and quality of programs offered. Food boxes, emergency assistance, meals, case management, and much more.

Hillsborough District Food Pantry
Address - 7 Church Street
Hillsborough, New Hampshire 03244
Call (603) 464-4080
Partners with local churches and food centers to help the needy in the community.

Hudson First Baptist Church
Address: 236 Central Street
Hudson, NH 03051
(603) 882-6116
Both a clothing closet and pantry are on site. There may be blankets for the homeless, toiletries such as soap, emergency food boxes, and other goods.

St John The Evangelist Food Pantry
Address - 23 Library Street
Hudson, New Hampshire 03051
Phone number - (603) 883-6048
Volunteers will also deliver meals to the elderly and senior citizens. They also provide referrals. Christmas meals, and more.

Litchfield Community Church
259 Charles Bancroft Highway
Litchfield, NH 03052
(603) 424-6057
Church offers meals for the homeless and people faced with eviction, working poor, and others in the community.

Ark Church
Address: 336 Kelley Street
Manchester, New Hampshire 03102
(603) 674-0426





Teen Resource Center
99 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
(603) 518-4304
Food programs focus on children and teenagers. School lunches, summer programs, and other services for the youth. A snack pack will also feed low income students from single parent households over the weekend.

Manchester First Congregational Church
508 Union Street
Manchester, New Hampshire 03104
Call for hours of the food pantry - (603) 625-5093

First United Methodist Church
961 Valley Street
Manchester, NH 03103

Manchester Christian Church
Address of church 1308 Wellington Road
Manchester, New Hampshire 03104
Main number is (603) 622-9677
A soup kitchen and food bank are on site. Clients can get soup, cereal, rice, baby formula, and other grocery items.

Manchester Church Of Christ
Church address - 66 Mammoth Road
Manchester, NH 03109
(603) 623-5559

Merrimack Valley Assistance Program
170 Lowell Street
Manchester, New Hampshire 03104
(603) 623-0710
Assistance programs for all of Nashua, Manchester, and the Hillsborough County region. Also get help in applying for government food and energy programs, insurance, and more. One benefit is SNAP food stamps for families in poverty.

New Horizons For NH
Location - 199 Manchester Street
Manchester, NH 03103
Phone number - (603) 668-1877

Parish Of The Transfiguration Food Pantry & Outreach
Address of parish center - 107 Alsace Street
Manchester, New Hampshire 03103
(603) 628-6859
Outreach services and food offered for the needy in the community.

Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church
Address: 247 South Main Street
Manchester, NH 03102
Phone number - (603) 625-9525

Salvation Army - Manchester
Address of branch office - 121 Cedar Street
Manchester, New Hampshire 03101
Main phone number - (603) 627-7013
See above for examples of what programs Salvation Army charity branches offer. They also offer Thanksgiving meals, job training, and applications to local shelters. Find more details on Salvation Army assistance programs in Hillsborough County NH.





St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
102 North Main Street
Manchester, NH 03101
(603) 622-8632

St. Anthony Of Padua Parish
Food pantry address - 172 Belmont Street
Manchester, New Hampshire 03103-4452
Telephone - (603) 625-6409

St. Marie Roman Catholic Parish
Location is 133 Wayne Street
Manchester, NH 03102
(603) 622-4615
An emergency food pantry feeds the poor, disabled, and homeless.

St. Pius X Church
Main location is 575 Candia Road
Manchester, NH 03109
Dial for hours or an appointment - (603) 622-6510
Call the Hillsborough charity for free food, meals, and other support.

St. Raphael Parish Food Pantry
103 Walker Street
Manchester, New Hampshire 03102
Main number to dial for free food is (603) 623-2604

Riverside Christian Church
27 Depot Street
Merrimack, NH 03054
Dial - (603) 424-1711
Low income families can turn to this food bank. They serve meals, offer bags of groceries, and refer people to Christmas programs and public aid.

St. James United Methodist Church
Location: 646 Daniel Webster Hwy
Merrimack, NH 03054
Call - (603) 424-7459

St John Neumann Church
Food bank address: 708 Milford Road (Route 101 A)
Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054
Phone - (603) 880-4689

Share Outreach, Inc.
1 Columbus Avenue
Milford, New Hampshire 03055
(603) 673-9898
USDA Commodities, perishable food, personal hygiene items, and more is offered.

Corpus Christi Food Pantry And Assistance Program
Address - 3 Crown Street
Nashua, NH 03060
Phone number - (603) 882-6372
Perishable items, toiletries, groceries, and other aid is offered. Also learn about other financial assistance programs, government aid, shelter, housing, and much more from staff on site.

1269 Cafe
Address: 123 Hanover Street
Manchester, New Hampshire 03104
Free meals are served a couple days per week, including on Thursday.

Liberty House
75 West Baker Street
Manchester, NH 03103
Phone - (603) 669-0761

Child and Family Services of Hillsborough County
99 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Dial (603) 518-4304
They serve children and students from living in poverty. Free school lunch applications and other USDA programs are run.

Grace Lutheran Church
130 Spit Brook Road
Nashua, New Hampshire 03062
Phone number of church - (603) 888-7579







Main Street United Methodist Church
154 Main Street
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 882-3361 is the main phone number.

Nashua Christian Bible Church
205 Manchester Street
Nashua, New Hampshire 03064
Service/intake: (603) 882-1055

Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter
Address is 42 Chestnut Street
Nashua, NH 03061
(603) 889-7770
Free hot and cold meals, groceries, and other perishable items provided to the homeless, low income, and working poor in greater Nashua region. They also have free personal hygiene supplies and service holiday meals to the needy. Find more details on Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter food assistance programs.

Nashua Salvation Army
Office address: One Montgomery Avenue
Nashua, New Hampshire 03060
Primary phone number: (603) 883-7841
A number of programs for the unemployed, low income, and working poor. Many resources prioritize senior citizens and families with children. A thrift store can offer clothing and furniture, a pantry distributes free food, and also get referrals for financial assistance programs.

Southern NH HIV/aids Task Force
12 Amherst Street
Nashua, New Hampshire 03064
(800) 942-7437
Assistance for HIV patients and their immediate families.

The Caregivers, Inc. - Caring Cupboard
Address: 491 Amherst Street
Nashua, NH 03063
Call - (603) 595-4502
Hours are limited.

Tolles Street Mission Food Pantry
Location - 52 Whitney Street
Nashua, New Hampshire 03063
Telephone: (603) 880-4984
The non-profit also has Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets in Hillsborough County. There is also meat, groceries, baby formula, hygiene supplies, and other services.

Upper Room Compassionate Ministry
Address: 36 Tolles Street
Nashua, New Hampshire 03064
Telephone: (603) 595-2039

Community Church Of New Boston - Central Square
New Boston, NH 03070
Call - (603) 487-2160 to reach the church office

Pelham Good Neighbor Fund - St. Patrick’S Pelham Food Pantry
Food pantry address: 12 Main Street
Pelham, New Hampshire 03076
Telephone: (603) 635-7592
Emergency food boxes, groceries, meals are distributed. The fund can provide other services as well to Hillsborough area families.

Pelham Town Office
The town office is located at 6 Village Green
Pelham, NH 03076
Phone number - (603) 635-8233
Coordinates many resources and services in the community, including government assistance such as food stamps and meals for school aged children.

All Saints Episcopal Church
Address: 51 Concord Street
Peterborough, New Hampshire 03458-1510
Programs for low income families include hot meals, groceries from the food bank, toiletries, paper goods and more.





The Monadnock Area Food Bank
51 Concord Street
Telephone: (603) 924-0111

All Saint's Parish House
Peterborough, NH 03458
Call - (603) 924-3202

Peterborough Town Office - One Grove Street
Peterborough, New Hampshire 03458
Main phone number: (603) 924-8000

Weare Food Pantry
Address is 47 Maplewold Road
Weare, NH 03281
Telephone: (603) 529-0320
This location provides free food and groceries. The location immediately below administers government funded and supported programs.

Weare Town Office
Address: 15 Flanders Memorial Rd
Weare, New Hampshire 03281
Telephone: (603) 529-2572
There are applications to WIC - Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, SNAP food stamps, and emergency groceries as well.

Open Cupboard Pantry
6 Burns Hill Rd., #5 (Across the street from the Wilton Police Station)
Wilton, NH 03086
Phone number is (603) 809-6114

Additional free food and meals in Hillsborough County NH

Many other local soup kitchens and food pantries that are near you assist low income families. Or residents in Hillsborough County can apply for SNAP food stamps, Meals on Wheels, or free school lunches for their child. Call 603.669.9725 for details.

By Jon McNamara

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