Mission: Food Pantry








Food Pantry

We collect pantry donations to regularly send to the Pantry of Hope which serves Melrose and the surrounding communities.  The Pantry or Hope is located down the street at the First Baptist Church in Melrose.


Pantry of Hope needs your help as they are feeding more families than ever.  An in effort to increase our giving we ask that you and your family concentrate on bringing one type of product during the month. Please give each or any week of the month!

  • November  – Canned Vegetables 
    • Suggestions: Corn, Green Beans, Beets, Peas or Carrots
  • December – Cereal
    • Suggestions: Cheerios, Corn Flakes, Raisin Bran, Cream of Wheat, or Oatmeal.
  • January – Peanut Butter
    • Suggestions: Creamy, Crunch, Honey Nut or Old Fashioned
  • February – Canned Meat
    • Suggestions: Tuna, Chicken, Corned Beef Hash, Spam or Salmon
  • March – Beans
    • Suggestions: Canned or Dry – Black, Kidney, Pinto, Split Pea
  • April – Soups
    • Suggestions: Hearty Vegetable or Meat Stews or Soups
  • May – Pasta and Sauce
    • Suggestions: Canned Sauce or Tomatoes, Pasta of all shapes and kinds
  • June –  Fruit
    • Suggestions: Canned or Dried apples, peaches, pears, or oranges.