Fruits & Veggies
Fresh fruits and produce
Canned vegetables
Canned fruit  
Juice boxes
Shelf-stable fruit cups
Tomato/spaghetti sauce
Vegetable cooking spray
Cranberry sauce 
Whole grain bread, pasta, and rice products
Saltine crackers
Mac & cheese mix 
Cereal - low sugar/high fiber 
Shelf-stable milk
Dry milk 
Sliced or shredded cheese
Frozen meat 
Canned tuna, salmon, chicken
Canned soup or beef stew
Canned or dry beans/peas
Peanut butter 
Chicken and beef broth 
Ranch salad dressing
Splenda/Sweet N Low
Coffee mugs
Paper products
Ziplog bags - all sizes 
Gift cards for Market Basket or Stop & Shop
To donate these items, please call 978-681-8768 or drop them off between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. 

Contributions by check can be sent to: Bread & Roses, 58 Newbury Street, Lawrence, MA 01840.  Your contributions are 100% tax deductible.



CRITICAL NEEDS: Community Outreach

Men's socks, all sizes (new)
Men's underwear, all sizes (new)
Women's underwear, all sizes (new)
AA, AAA, and D batteries 
Garbage bags
Sanitary wipes/moist towelettes
Bottled water
Travel size toiletries
Seasonal - summer
Men's tank tops (new or gently used)
Basketball shorts (new or gently used)
Sneakers, all sizes (new or gently used)
Baseball caps 
Bug spray
Seasonal - winter
Winter gloves
Winter hats

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Churches, non-profit groups, and larger organizations can help by providing cooked meals, pantry supplies, or ingredients for our evening meals.
Please contact Sarah Clarke at 978-681-8768 for details about our current needs.

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“For over 25 years, I have been a guest at Bread & Roses. Thank God we have this soup kitchen. Thanks for being there for me.”
- Susan F.


Join the ranks of the many respected companies in the Merrimack Valley that are meeting their philanthropic goals by contributing funds or large quantities of pantry items - making a huge impact!

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When we believe there is plenty for everyone, we deepen our capacity to share and receive - creating community. 
This is the recipe Bread & Roses cooks up every day - giving unconditionally and inspiring others to do the same - fostering hope and resilience.
Your contribution creates a real place at the table for a neighbor in need. The cost to make a meal happen is just $3. $50 can ensure meals for a family of four for an entire week!
We’ve come such a long way in 38 years - and we invite you to join us as the fight against hunger and hardship continues!
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