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Updated Information on Accessing the Pantry (2024)

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Experience Anchor Food Pantry

Come See Us in Person!

The Anchor Pantry is open:

Mondays 11am-1pm 

Wednesdays from 6pm-8pm

86 Burrill Street Swampscott, MA

To Register for a Senior Delivery: 

All Senior deliveries go out on Monday mornings. *Unless noted in Calendar above

To find out more information please email or call us 781-479-3080

Preference Sheet

*First time visitors will be asked to show proof of Swampscott or Nahant residency and complete an intake form

*we are currently not receiving new Lynn visitors*

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Our Services

Bringing Change to the Community

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The Pantry Experience

Helping The Community

The cornerstone service of the Anchor Pantry is our in-person, shopping inspired experience.  Our members can come in and interact with our wonderful volunteers while choosing from a wide variety of food items and household necessities.


Senior Delivery Service

Paying Tribute to Our Elders

With the help of a dedicated effort from a wide network of local volunteers, we are able to, on a weekly basis, deliver pre-packed pantry bags that are loaded with nutritious food options and helpful, everyday household goods to our beloved senior community.

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The Anchor's Response to Covid-19

Providing Much Needed Stability

The idea of Anchor Pantry was formed just a few short weeks before the outbreak of the Covid-19 Pandemic.   Even though we were far from ready to open, once news of shut downs came out on March 16, 2020, we felt as though it was our responsibility to provide as much aid as possible to the most vulnerable members of our community.  Since the outbreak in March, Anchor, along with the support of our communities, has provided 13,000 pounds of food to those members of the community most affected by this life-altering event. While we all hope and pray that this pandemic come to an end, we at the Anchor are solely focused on fulfilling our pledge to the community and providing as much stability as we can in these unheralded and uncertain times.

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"Life's persistent and most urgent question is, "What are you doing for others?'"

- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

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