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Living Bread Food Pantry


Food Pantry Update:

The Pantry continues to be open every Wednesday evening from 6:15 to 7:00 pm, using a drive-thru approach.
Precautions are being taken to help protect the health and well being of our clients and volunteers.



The Food Pantry is located in the lower level of the Church and has been serving the people of Plainville for over 30 years.  It is run totally on donations of food and money.  Volunteers hand out a bag of non-perishable foods, breads, and vegetables Wednesday evenings to Plainville residents who are in need.

Frequently asked questions:

How do I donate food?

You can deliver to the church during office hours Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.  (NOTE: use the side entrance on Spring Street).  Outside of office hours, you may place non-perishable donations in our Donation Shed in the church parking lot.  If you have any questions, leave a message at the church office (508-695-9587).  You may also drop off food at our bin near the registers in the Plainville Stop & Shop. 

What do I donate?

See suggestions on the right of this screen.  Before donating, please read our Donation Guidelines.  Foods that we usually need are:  cereal, spaghetti sauce, pasta, canned fruits, coffee,  potatoes, rice, healthy snacks, baking items, toilet paper, and toiletries.

How do I donate money to the Food Pantry?

You can write a check to the "Living Bread Food Pantry" and send to the Plainville United Methodist Church, 16 East Bacon Street, Plainville 02762, or Click on the "Donate" button in the upper right, then select "Living Bread Food Pantry" under the "Use this donation for" dropdown list.  Monetary and Gift Card donations to the Pantry can also be broght to the church during office hours Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.  (NOTE: use the side entrance on Spring Street)

Pantry Hours:
Wednesdays 6:15 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
(doors open at 6:00 p.m.)

If you are a Plainville resident in need of food, you may enter the lower level of the Church from the parking lot on Wednesday evenings starting at 6:00 p.m.  You are required to show identification and provide proof of Plainville residence, such as a recent utility or phone bill .  If eligible, you will receive a bag of non-perishable foods breads, vegetables, and fruits.  

Our faithful pantry volunteers:

Pantry volunteers


Living Bread Food Pantry


See Donation Suggestions Here


How to Get Help
from the Food Pantry


Donation Guidelines
Donation Gudelines


Food Pantry Supporters
 Donation Gudelines


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