A wealth of groups in our community strive to serve those in need. You might consider volunteering for one of these groups. If you are in need of assistance, these organizations are ready to help you.

Loaves and Fishes

234 Barnum Road
Devens, MA
P.O. Box 1
Ayer, MA 01432

Loaves and Fishes exists as a mission of love and faith to serve people of Ayer, Devens, Groton, Harvard, Littleton, and Shirley by providing food, emergency shelter, resource referral, and other temporary services, and by advocating for changes by its clients that will promote independence and self-reliance.

Hours: Effective March 2012
Wednesday and Friday, 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. *
1st and 3rd Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. *
2nd Tuesday of month, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. *

* Clients must arrive 30 minutes before the end of the session or they will receive prepacked groceries.

Groton Council on Aging and Senior Center

163 W. Main Street
Groton, MA 01450

The Council On Aging seeks to enrich the lives of Senior Citizens by providing opportunities for learning, leisure creativity, health and fitness, information and referral, and Social Service. It operates the Senior Center open to all residents over the age of sixty.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Other Area Community Dinners

Community Table and Pantry
12 Mudge Way
Bedford, MA 01730
Thursdays, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Open Table, Inc.
Clock Tower Place Cafeteria
Building 8
Maynard, MA 01754
Mondays, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Neighborhood Supper
Congregational Church of Littleton
330 King Street
Littleton, MA 01460
First Tuesday of the Month, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.
Townsend Community Supper
First Baptist Church of West Townsend
461 Main Street
West Townsend, MA 01474
Last Wednesday of every month, 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Open Table, Inc.
First Parish Church of Concord
20 Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742
Thursdays, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.