Help the ‘Open Pantry’ help your friends & neighbors

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal)  Open Pantry assists people who are hungry, homeless or disadvantaged to improve the quality of their lives.  Open Pantry’s Director Matt Castleman previewed some of their events.

Mayflower Marathon

  • 52 hour consecutive food drive
  • Hosted by ROCK 102 at the Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Nov 21, 22 and 23rd


Stuffing the Pantry Road Race/Walk

  • The fifth annual Stuffing the Pantry 5K Road Race and 2 mile Walk
  • Thanksgiving morning, November 24 at
  • American Saw/Lenox,  East Longmeadow.
  • The race gets underway at 8 a.m.
  • Proceeds benefit Open pantry’s Emergency Food Pantry
  • Online registration is now open.
  • For more information check out our website at

Annual Thanksgiving Holiday Meal

  • Community Meal open to everyone
  • Doors open at 11:00 am, meal is served at Noon
  • Commerce High School – 415 State Street in Springfield