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The Open Door
Last updated on July 16, 2013

The mission of The Open Door is to alleviate the impact of hunger in our community.

We use practical strategies to connect people to good food, to advocate on behalf of those in need, and to engage others in the work of building food security.

Description:
We have many different programs to help families in our community such as: food pantry, community meals, Mobile Market, Summer Lunch Program, Senior Market & Brown Bag, Emerson Market and our resale store, Second Glance.

History:
The Open Door began in 1978 as an emergency food resource for families and individuals on Cape Ann. It has built its programs and service commitment to Gloucester and the greater community with a mission to alleviate the impact of hunger in our community. We use practical strategies to connect people to good food, to advocate on behalf of those in need, and to engage others in the work of building food security.

Contact people:
 Lisa Novello, Volunteer Coordinator, (phone), (email)
Julie LaFontaine, Executive Director, (phone), (email)
Bill Stevens, Program Manager, (phone), (email)


Office fax number: (978) 282-9684

Address:
 28 Emerson Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930
This location is handicap accessible
(See a map)

Web Site: http://www.foodpantry.org

Directions:

 From Route 128/Grant Circle: Take Washington St. towards downtown Gloucester. Take a right on Centennial Ave. at George's Coffee Shop. After approximately .3 miles, take a right onto Emerson Ave.. . . (more)
For maps or information, please see http://www.mbta.com
Last updated on July 16, 2013

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