At present the Island Food Pantry will remain open to meet the growing demand during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The numbers of households served by the pantry has already doubled from 2019. In February 2020, the pantry set a new record, serving 1,200 adults and children.

The meet the expected increase in demand the Island Food Pantry is looking for additional volunteers. If interested, email

Monetary donations are also helpful during this time of accelerating need. To donate visit or send a check to Island Food Pantry, PO Box 1874, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

The Island Food Pantry is located at the Christ United Methodist “Stone” Church. at the corner of William and Church streets in Vineyard Haven. Distribution hours are Monday and Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m.a nd Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.