COVID-19 Updates

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hudson Community Food Pantry has taken the following precautions:

1/14/2021 Update

  • We remain open on Tuesdays and Saturdays as well as the first Thursday evening of each month.
  • We offer 3 options for our clients – come into the pantry to shop, we offer a prepacked bag of groceries and we offer delivery on Saturdays.
  • We have added a ticketed number system so clients remain in the warmth and safety of their own cars as they wait their turn to come into the Pantry.
  • We have increased the number of shopping carts and shopping carts are cleaned after each client use.
  • We installed a plexiglass shield at our reception desk for the safety of our clients and volunteers.

5/20 Update

  • We are now opened on Tuesdays!
  • We have reopened the pantry for our clients to shop if they wish.
  • We offer our clients three options – come into the pantry to shop, we offer a prepacked bag of groceries and we offer delivery on Saturdays.
  • We will be open on May 23, May 26 and June 13th.

5/14 update

  • We are setting plans in place to giving clients the choice to resume the coming into pantry to shop OR continue to receive a prepacked grocery bags.
  • We are looking to resume opening on Tuesdays.
  • We will follow all guidelines including requiring clients to wear a mask and prohibiting the use of reusable bags.
  • We are seeing limited donations with respect to meats, bread, pastry, fruits and vegetables.
  • We do offer Saturday delivery to our clients who are unable to come to HCFP.

April, 2020:

  • We are temporarily closed on Tuesdays; our Saturday hours remain the same 9 am to 10:30 am.
  • We are restricting the number of volunteers inside the pantry at any given time.
  • Volunteers will prepack bags of non-perishable food items for our clients.
  • Eggs and cheese will still be provided.
  • Meat, bread and pastry will be made available in limited quantities.
  • We ask clients to remain at their cars until it is their turn to enter the pantry. A volunteer will come to you to check you in.  You will still need to show your photo id and proof that you live in Hudson, Berlin or Bolton. 
  • We will ask each client to drive his/her car to the front of the pantry and one person from the car may come into the lobby of the pantry to select bread and/or pastry.   A volunteer will be there to assist you with your selections.
  • Meat and produce will be available at our back door accessible accessible through the parking lot located at 26 Houghton Court.
  • If you are not feeling well or you have been quarantined, please reach out to us and we will assist you.
    • Phone – (978) 562-5280 – please leave a voice mail message
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