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Food Resources at MassBay

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Hunger should never be an obstacle to success. That's why MassBay’s Student Nourishment & Care Committee (SNACC) has partnered with the Greater Boston Food Bank, Food for Free, and Daniel’s Table to help support members of our community who do not have enough to eat.

 

MassBay Student Food Scholarship Application

As part of the continued efforts of Massbay’s SNACC (Student Nourishment & Care) Committee, we are pleased to offer a Grocery Delivery Scholarship to help support our students who are experiencing food insecurity for the Summer of 2021. Due to the transition to online and remote learning, the SNACC Committee has partnered with Pea Pod Grocery Delivery Service to provide something convenient, safe and nutritious, delivered right to your door. Selection for this food scholarship will prioritize students who are food insecure and/or need additional financial assistance and is limited to students who are enrolled in Summer 2021 Classes. Apply now! Applications must be completed by Tuesday, May 24th to be considered.

What is it?

Selected students enrolled in summer classes will receive a free, recurring delivery of fresh produce, fruits, pantry items, and dairy directly to their door. Food will be delivered by Peapod, a grocery delivery service, and paid for by MassBay.

How does it work?

After a student is selected for the Food Scholarship, they will be invited to create an account with Peapod Grocery Delivery Service that MassBay will pay for. Students will have a set budget and customization window to place their orders during and will receive their items in the following few days. Students living in a variety of situations should be able to receive their deliveries with ease and confidence.

MassBay Student Food Scholarship Application →

Off-Campus Food & Housing Resources

The following guide has a list of area food and housing resources that members of the community may access.

Food & Housing Resource Guide

Greater Boston Food Bank Mobile Market

The Wellesley Mobile Market takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each of month (excluding January). The location for the Wellesley Mobile Market is the MassBay Wellesley campus courtyard, rain or shine, while supplies last.

Students on the Framingham and Ashland Mobile Market can register in advance with Student Development to take part in the mobile market. Please register in Framingham’s Student Development Suite 316 for Framingham’s mobile market and the welcome desk in Ashland for Ashland’s mobile market.

If you are unable to attend the Mobile Market or need additional resources, please see the links below:

MassBay Community College Guide to Local Food Resources

Neighborhood Resources through Greater Boston Food Bank.

Meals you can make, easy and healthy recipes. Click ’N Cook

 

Food For Free (Free Frozen Meals on Wellesley Campus)

Wellesley Campus—Food for Free Program
Cafeteria. Please see Student Development for hours. We encourage you to bring plastic or reusable bags with you at time of pickup.

Questions? Contact:

Kelly Graska, Student Development
kgraska@massbay.edu
781-239-2753

 

Daniel's Table (Free Frozen Meals on Framingham Campus)

Framingham Campus—Daniel’s Table Program
Student Development Office. Mondays and Tuesdays, 10am-12pm. We encourage you to bring plastic or reusable bags with you at time of pickup.

Food For Free (Free Frozen Meals on Wellesley Campus)

snacc@massbay.edu
781-239-2753

 
 

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