New Hampshire food banks and free food pantries.
Food pantries, soup kitchens and charitable food banks in the state of New Hampshire can help people deal with the increasing costs of groceries and they help feed the hungry. Tens of thousands of people across the state are struggling every day to feed their families, and these food distribution centers can ensure people can get food on their tables every month. There are dozens of food banks and pantries that are located across New Hampshire, and find a free food pantry by county near you below.
In addition to these centers, some of which are referenced below, most of them have partnerships as well as distribution agreements with other local charities, churches, and additional aid organizations. Many individuals can receive help from their local food bank, whether it is free groceries, holiday meals, or personal toiletries, so be sure to call them for information. There is also a referral number at the bottom of the page for more resources.
Also note that most counties also administer other assistance programs. The free food banks and staff at pantries can often help with that information. They may have free food, groceries, hot meals, SNAP food stamp applications, and be able to offer the low income other forms of financial assistance.
Regional food pantries and soup kitchens
Each town and city also has their own local charities and churches that operate food pantries. They are focused on helping low income families, seniors, and the working poor. Get free groceries, Meals on Wheels, USDA programs and other aid. A number of hunger hunger prevention programs are available. Find the main counties below or scroll down for more locations.
New Hampshire Food Bank
62 W Brook St.
Manchester - New Hampshire, 03101
This non-profit organization provides food, counseling, and information on state and government programs. They try to ensure people become self-sufficient.
Grace Lutheran Food Pantry
130 Spit Brook Road
Nashua - NH, 03062
The food pantry offers free emergency food services for individuals and families in need of help.
Claremont Soup Kitchen Inc.
PO Box 957
Claremont, New Hampshire 03743
Nashua Soup Kitchen And Shelter, Inc.
PO Box 3116
Nashua, New Hampshire 03061
Hopkinton Food Bank
PO Box 774
Contoocook - NH, 03229
Feed My Lambs Soup Kitchen
PO Box 224
Exeter, New Hampshire 03833
New Hampshire Catholic Charities Inc.
215 Myrtle St.
Manchester, NH 03104
Friends of the Manchester Animal Shelter
490 Dunbarton Rd.
Manchester - NH, 03105
Gather (Formerly Seacoast)
210 West Road, Unit 3
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone - 603-436-0641
The organization provides low-income individuals and families with free food and other support that they may need in a crisis.
Some of the towns are area covered by the pantry include Greenland, Hampton, Hampton Falls, Kittery ME, New Castle, Newington, North Hampton, Portsmouth, Rye, Seabrook and Stratham.
Sonshine Soup Kitchen
4 Crystal Ave
Derry, New Hampshire 03038
Additional New Hampshire food pantries and banks
If you need to find other food banks or pantries that are located in New Hampshire dial 603-669-9725. The listing is just of the main facilities. These non-profits work with many other smaller, local food centers, and the number above can provide contact information for those.