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Julie LaFontaine
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Drive-thru Food Pantry in Ipswich!

Saturday, February 13
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location to be announced!



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Food pantry offering drive-through this weekend

Gloucester Times
Jan 13, 2021

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Today's Worthy Causes

Gloucester Daily Times
Apr 23, 2020

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From porch to page: Author's immigrant tale to benefit The Open Door food pantry

Author's immigrant tale to benefit The Open Door food pantry

Salem News
Apr 22, 2020

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How to Help Locally During COVID-19 Outbreak

Gloucester Daily Times
Mar 22,2020

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How to Help On Cape Ann in Time of Coronavirus

Gloucester Daily Times
Mar 17, 2020

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Bootstraps Closed Through Tuesday; Food Pantries Adjusting Procedures Amid Virus

Salem News
Mar 13, 2020

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Filling a Bowl with Compassion

Salem News
Feb 20, 2020

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Open Door Plans to Expand

WickedLocal Gloucester
Feb 19, 2020

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New 'Medically-Tailored Grocery Program' Opens Doors for Hungry

Salem News
Dec 19, 2020

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