Working to Alleviate Hunger and Reduce the Waste of Food in Western Massachusetts
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A program of the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts
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 40 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.