Find A Free Holiday Meal in Massachusetts

Project Bread

Food Access

Project Bread tracks food resources statewide to share where you can access a free meal during the holidays.

For additional up-to-date information and to see if you could be eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits, people experiencing food insecurity should call into Project Bread’s toll-free FoodSource Hotline (1-800-645-8333), which provides confidential assistance in 180 languages and for the hearing impaired. For more information, visit our Get Help page.

* This is not a comprehensive list, and only includes locations that have shared their holiday meal schedule with Project Bread. 

Last updated 11/21/2022.


Please note, not all places listed provide a holiday themed menu.

Greater Boston

Paulist Center 
5 Park Street Boston, MA 02108 (near Park St. T Station)
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Evening meal: 6pm-7pm for everyone
No identification required, meal is open to all. Please arrive as early as possible because the meals are busier than usual. 


Haley House
23 Dartmouth Street Boston, MA 02116  
Thursday, November 24, 2022
Morning coffee & snacks: 6am
Meal: 8am-12pm


Harvard Square Church Meal Program
Zero Garden Street Cambridge, MA 02138
Thursdsay, November 24, 2022
Evening meal: 5pm-6pm (take-away meal)

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North Shore

My Brother’s Table
98 Willow Street 
Lynn, MA 01901 
Thursday, November 24, 2022
Grab & Go Meals: 12pm-6pm
No Identification Required. Open to all.

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Cor Unum Meal Center 
191 Salem Street  
Lawrence, MA 01843  
Thursday, November 24, 2022
Evening meal: 4:30pm-6:30pm
No Identification Required. Open to all. 

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Bread of Life 
77 Salem St. Malden MA, 02148 (Malden High)
Thursday, November 24, 2022
Dine-in meal: 12pm-2pm
To-go meals available for pick-up at 1:30pm

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Find more food resources in Massachusetts

Here is a list of free food assistance programs and resources in Massachusetts to help you afford groceries and put food on your table. 

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