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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Summer Food Service Program

Healthy, delicious lunches for the community, free to all ages. When and where will the program take place?Lunches will be served at the Oak Bluffs Library, the West Tisbury Library, and the Family Center between July 9th and August 17th. Lunches will also be served the Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club and the Martha’s Vineyard…

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The Salvation Army Martha’s Vineyard Service Unit

The Salvation Army provides financial and counseling assistance to those in temporary need due to an unusual circumstance in their life. This aid may include vouchers for rent, fuel, and groceries. The Salvation Army may also be able to provide referrals to other agencies to supplement this aid. Contact Information Contact: Richard ReinhardsenPhone: 774-563-9436 Email:…

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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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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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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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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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Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center

Summer service times run from Friday, June 23 through Saturday, Sept. 2.  Friday Kabbalat (Welcoming) Shabbat Service at 6:00 pm, and Saturday Shacharit (Morning) Torah Service at 9:30 am. Friday night services will be on State Beach (at the Camp Jabberwocky handicapped parking area) on June 30 through August 25 (except for July 7 and August 11, when it will be at the Hebrew Center). Please…

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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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Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands, Inc. (ESCCI) is a private, not-for-profit community-based organization dedicated to serving older adults in the twenty-two towns of Barnstable, Dukes, and Nantucket counties. It is the federally designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA) and the state designated Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) as well as the Aging…

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