How You Can Help
Participate in a community food drive
Drop off food and clothing
Host a food drive
The mission of the Community Survival Center is to relieve hunger in our community by providing emergency food to individuals and families in times of need.
The Community Survival Center’s Food Pantry has three distinct programs which offer assistance to qualifying at-risk individuals in Ludlow, Wilbraham, Hampden, and the Indian Orchard, Sixteen Acres, and Pine Point neighborhoods of Springfield.
- Verification of address with a current piece of postmarked mail for all adults in the household
- Verify total monthly income, which must fall under the USDA guidelines
- A rent receipt, mortgage statement, or property tax bill
- Birth certificate or health insurance card for each child in the household
Hours of operation:
Mondays through Thursdays: 9:30am-4:30pm
Fill A Bag
Fill A Bag Program offered by The Community Survival Center is open to anyone having a tough time making ends meet-and with today’s prices, that’s everyone.
The Fill A Bag Program is open:
Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 to Noon
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 to 3:00
Only 4 shoppers allowed at a time for 20 minutes of shopping
Must wear a mask to shop