How To Help


Help US….Help OTHERS!   Thank you for your interest in the Merrimack Valley Food Bank and our mission.  There are many ways that you can help us continue to feed our friends and neighbors in the communities in which we live!

Fund Drives

We can stretch a dollar a long way.  In lieu of collecting food you could host a Fund Drive within your organization on our behalf.  Make it fun for all involved; hold a bake sale, a cook-off, or a pizza party with the proceeds benefiting the food bank. If you have a special event planned, […]

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Food Drives

When you coordinate a food drive at your work, school, club, or organization you are helping us meet the increased demand for shelf stable food for our neighbors who are struggling to make ends meet. Many families have limited access to fresh, nutritious, and affordable food and rely on the supplemental non-perishable food they receive at their […]

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Retail Donations

Massachusetts Commercial Food Ban The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has established a solid waste disposal ban that applies to businesses and institutions disposing of one ton or more of food waste per week, effective October 1, 2014. Businesses that produce at least one ton of food waste a week must now recycle or […]

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