The Island Food Pantry will be open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 to 4 p.m. starting Monday, Oct. 15. For people coming more than once, bring a letter of reference, written on letterhead, from clergy, medical staff, health care access or an employer stating need from the pantry. Those in need may come every two weeks with a letter stating need.

Donations of money may be sent to the Island Food Pantry, PO Box 1874, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568