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Thirty years of fighting, alleviating, and filling the hunger gap in Western Massachusetts

Rachel’s Table is the premier food rescue and distribution program in Western Massachusetts, created by members of the Women’s Philanthropy Division of the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts to address food insecurity in the region

As part of Hunger Action Month, we honor our volunteers, such as Steve Lepow who delivers fresh food six days across 3 counties. Join us by volunteering your time to make a difference in our community.

Welcome to Rachel's Table

Since 1992, Rachel’s Table, a program of the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts, has been working to alleviate hunger and reduce food waste in our community.

Six days a week, more than 200 volunteers collect food from local supermarkets, restaurants, caterers and bakeries, and deliver it to more than 53 organizations in our community, including soup kitchens, food pantries, and shelters.

These organizations, which are located in Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties, serve the following towns and cities and their surrounding areas: Springfield, Longmeadow, West Springfield, Feeding Hills, Chicopee, Holyoke, Indian Orchard, Westfield, Northampton, Amherst, Easthampton, Greenfield, Orange and Turners Falls.

Rachel’s Table is also a catalyst for community activism. Our volunteers come from varied backgrounds, religions and cultures, and range in age from teenagers to people in their nineties.

Contact us for more information, or get involved today in one of our food rescue programs!

We’d like to thank everyone who donated/participated in this year’s Outrun Hunger!  Each $1 donated = 4 meals for people who are food insecure!!

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Our Rachel’s Table Teen Board held a virtual art show to raise awareness of hunger, food insecurity, and healthy eating in our community and beyond.

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