Archive 2008 - 2019

Food Pantry Needs Your Help

by Amy Porter

The summer months are a typically light time for grocery donations for the Holliston Pantry Shelf. Town organizations who regularly donate during their meetings throughout the school year, don’t meet during the summer. The pantry doesn’t benefit from their generosity and the shelves can become rather empty. In the past few summers, the Pantry has launched the “Stock Our Shelves” campaign in June to ensure there are enough groceries on the shelves for all of our clients.


Last summer the support we received for the SOS campaign from the town of Holliston was tremendous! The food collections helped keep our shelves stocked throughout the summer, when we need help the most.  We hope to do the same this summer and that you will help us out once again.

This year, we are celebrating our 20th anniversary and have put together a list of 20 nutritious foods and most-needed items that can be donated to help us meet our 20th Anniversary Challenge
Canned Fruits
Canned Meats
Herbs and Seasonings
Local Honey
Low Sodium/Low Fat Soups
Low Sugar High Fiber Cereal
Unsalted Nuts
Produce From Your Garden
Soy and Almond Milk
Sugar Free Drinks
Vegetables (Canned, Juice and Sauces)
Vegetables and Herb Plants
Vinegars (Balsamic, Red Wine)
Whole Grain Crackers
Whole Wheat Pasta
Whole Grain Rice
Paper Products
Peanut Butter

*Please check expiration dates on all items.

Drop Off:
Open House - Saturday, June 22nd 10 a.m. to 2p.m

  • Any Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday Evening 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • In the drop box anytime at 23 Water Street, Holliston

To organize a neighborhood collection, call Sandy Gallagher at 508-429-7459.