Taunton Area Resources and How You Can Help

During these challenging times, we’ve rounded up a handful of resources for Taunton-area residents in need of a little extra help to feed and support their families. We’ve also listed ways you can help these organizations continue to operate and support the wellbeing of children in our community.

Taunton Area Community Table (TacT) | 378 Bay Street, Taunton, MA

TacT is still open to families for a new Grab & Go meal service. Their current hours are 11:15am–12:30pm Monday–Thursday. They welcome anyone, regardless of where you live or what your circumstances may be.

How you can help: TacT needs help adding more to their meal bags. They are especially looking for healthy breakfast items like the following: single-serving breakfast cereals, single packets of instant oatmeal in different flavors, breakfast bars, yogurt, fresh fruit or any other breakfast items you enjoy in individual servings would be helpful. You can drop them off at the meal center Monday–Thursday between 9:00 AM and 12:30 PM. In an abundance of caution, they will have a bin outside the side door where donations may be left without having any unnecessary contact. For more, call (508) 386-3807 or visit them on Facebook.

Our Daily Bread Taunton, Food and Resource Center | 111 High Street, Taunton, MA

Our Daily Bread is serving and feeding our homeless population with daily lunches and to-go bags under an outdoor tent daily, Monday-Friday from 11:00am to 12:00pm.

How you can help: Our Daily Bread is looking for donations, monetary and non-perishable food donations are most welcome including canned food, boxed goods, pasta, sandwich meats, cheese, chips, cookies, etc. For more, call (508) 824-1788 or visit them on Facebook.

Boys and Girls Club of Metro-South, Taunton Clubhouse | 31 Court Street, Taunton, MA

The Boys and Girls Club of Metro-South, Taunton Clubhouse is now offering a grab-and-go dinner service program Monday-Friday between 4:30-5:30 PM. This nutritional assistance program is open to ALL youth ages 18 and under–not just BGCMS Club members! They have also recently expanded their dinner menu to include hot items! For more information, please call them at (508) 824-4341 or visit their Facebook.

Girls Inc. of Taunton | 131 Arlington Street, Taunton, MA 

Girls, Inc. is continuing to connect with girls in our community through their social media with videos and messages. With so much change and uncertainty, they are exploring options for online programming through Zoom. They are in need of monetary donations in order to support staff who are able to continue to serve our girls through online programs. Consider a donation today. For more, visit them on Facebook.

To update information regarding your organization or add a resource to our list, please send us a message.

Posted: April 20, 2020 in: Child Hunger, Child Poverty, Homelessness

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