Feeding MV Map

The Feeding Martha’s Vineyard Food Map is a location and information guide to connect Islanders in need of local free and low-cost food; it has been a collaboration among The Martha’s Vineyard Times and the 40-plus organizations participating in the Vineyard Food Equity Network. The resources include providers of emergency food, food pantries, meal programs, nutrition education,…

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Tisbury Council on Aging

Multi-service senior center providing programs and referrals. Programs include fitness and exercise like yoga and tai chi; diabetes support group; food stamps (SNAP) and fuel assistance program enrollment; discount VTA bus pass enrollment; AARP-trained volunteer tax assistance; home medical supplies; short-term respite for caregivers for time and help with errands and shopping, etc.; elder companion…

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Oak Bluffs Public Library

Oak Bluffs Public Library is an informational and cultural hub for our local, island and visitor community. We circulate thousands of items in print, provide access to online free materials, and host educational and entertaining programs year-round. Emergency Food: Bags of non-perishable food are available for anyone in need – no requirements. The bags are…

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Food Resources Hotline

In need of free or low-cost food on Martha’s Vineyard? Resources include emergency food, food pantries, meal programs, nutrition education, nutrition programs, and community suppers. For a list of available resources in English or Portuguese, call 508-693-7900 ext. 410 or email Food.resources@mvcommunityservices.org. Contact Information Phone: 508-693-7900 ext. 410 Email: Food.resources@mvcommunityservices.org

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Vineyard Committee on Hunger (Serving Hands & Family to Family)

The Vineyard Committee on Hunger (VCOH) is a nonprofit organization that seeks to alleviate hunger on the Island through self-help initiatives and raising awareness. The funds raised by the VCOH are distributed to 4 major relief groups on the Island: The Island Food Pantry, Serving Hands Food Distribution, Family to Family Holiday Meals, and Meals on Wheels. Serving Hands Food Distribution…

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United Methodist Church of Martha’s Vineyard

Sunday worship 11 am with Rev. Roberta Williams, July and August. Calendar of events Office Hours: Monday – Friday 12:00 – 2:00 pm Serving the people of the Island by providing: Clothes-to-Go * – Free gently worn clothing and shoes for all ages. Wednesdays, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Seasonal donations are accepted. Island Food Pantry * – Wednesdays, 3:00 pm…

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Oak Bluffs Council on Aging

The Oak Bluffs Council on Aging’s primary mission is to promote and provide programs and services that foster dignity, independence, and life long learning for elderly citizens. The OBCOA offers the opportunity to meet with professionals by appointment through regularly held programs: Hearing Clinic Pedi-Care Foot Clinic Public Health Clinic SHINE/Health Insurance Counseling Social Security Videoconference…

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Island Food Pantry

The Island Food Pantry strives to cultivate a healthy, hunger-free community on Martha’s Vineyard. Together with our many volunteers, partners, and supporters, we help sustain our neighbors in times of need by providing a dependable source of wholesome food. Emergency food assistance available all year. Call 508-693-4764. The Island Food Pantry is open year round: Monday…

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Up-Island Council on Aging

Provides social, educational and cultural services to people 55 years of age and older to meet specific needs and interests. Up-Island Council on Aging programs include: Health Maintenance Free Monthly Blood Pressure Checks Health Talks Podiatry Clinic Annual Flu Shot Health Promotion Visits Medical Equipment available for use on a free-loan basis. Stretchercise – Gentle…

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MV Family Center

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services MV Family Center is a community-based program that connects, supports and strengthens families. Please note The Family Center building at 35 Greenwood Avenue is currently closed. Please check the Family Center’s calendar for new program locations in our community. Provides education and support to parents of children prenatal/pre-adoptive through 8 years old. Services include:…

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Edgartown Council on Aging

Mission Statement: To meet the needs of Edgartown seniors while promoting vital aging, growing older with dignity, independence and health. The Edgartown Council on Aging, known as the Anchors, provides health and wellness programs, information and referral, recreation and social programs, outreach, and volunteer opportunities. The outreach worker is available for an appointment at the…

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