Our Latest Press Release

June 1st 2022

In addition to its regular hours of Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 11 am to 4 pm, Lakes Region Food Pantry and Thrift Shop will be open Saturdays during the summer from 10 am – 1 pm June 4th through September 3rd (excluding July 2nd).  Spring and Summer months bring more donations and it’s a great time to come in and browse.  LRFP welcomes shoppers and also encourages donations of gently used items including clothes, household goods and decor, furniture and small working appliances. For reference please see a list of accepted items on our website lakesregionfoodpantry.org.  The generous support of donors near and far have made the children’s summer lunch program possible.  Starting in June eligible families of Moultonborough and Interlakes students will receive weekly vouchers to purchase healthy foods at their choice of 3 local grocery stores.  $25 each week per child for 10 weeks allows families to provide healthy meals for their children while they are out of school for the summer months and not receiving free and reduced lunch.  Each child is also enrolled in a sneaker and backpack program.  Parents bring their children to Bootleggers in Meredith to be fitted for new sneakers for the new school year and to receive a new backpack.  LRFP is open to suggestions for additional outreach programs and can be reached in person during business hours or via 603-476-5400.

Thrift Shop Grand Reopening

Lakes Region Food Pantry & Thrift Shop will be having its grand reopening on March 2, 2022.  Donations of gently used home goods and clothing will be accepted while we clean, reorganize and restock.  Donors are asked to check the website, lakesregionfoodpantry.org, to see the list of items that are accepted.  Donations support programs including fresh food vouchers for neighbors in need, children’s summer lunch program and children’s sneaker and backpack program.  Items can be brought in on Thursdays from 11 am to 3 pm or by appointment.  Please call 603-476-5400.  The thrift shop is closed January and February, but will reopen to the public March 2nd.
Food pantry clients are served every Thursday 11 am to 3 pm.  LRFP thanks everyone for their generosity and support in 2021 and looks forward to an exciting and successful 2022.

Winter Press Release

It’s only because of the generosity of communities near and far that Lakes Region Food Pantry continues to carry out its mission of Feeding Families One Bag at a Time. Donations have supported programs for lakes region residents that provide monthly food vouchers enabling clients to purchase healthy, fresh foods, weekly food assistance, turkey gift certificates and grocery gift cards at Thanksgiving, gifts for children and grocery gift cards at Christmas, summer lunch program and back-to-school sneaker and backpack program for students, scholarship program for graduating lakes region high school students and adult learners pursuing higher education. LRFP and Thrift Shop is located at 977 Whittier Highway, Moultonborough, NH, phone number: 603-476-5400. The pantry will be open to clients on Thursdays, however, the thrift shop will be closed January and February. Thrift store donations will be accepted by appointment by calling 603-476-5400 or 603-986-0357. The thrift store will reopen March 3, 2022. Find out more on Facebook: Lakes Region Food Pantry & Thrift Shop or at lakesregionfoodpantry.org. The family of Lakes Region Food Pantry wishes everyone a wonderful holiday season and a healthy, happy new year.

2022 LRFP Scholarship Program

In addition to our current outreach programs, Lakes Region Food Pantry now offers three $1,000 scholarships towards college tuition for the 2022-2023 school year.  This opportunity is open to high school seniors as well as students already enrolled in higher education who live in the New Hampshire Lakes Region. Students will be evaluated on a basis of participation in volunteer community activity. Open the link below to print out the application and community service forms. All completed materials are due by April 15th, 2022.   

This Scholarship fund is made possible by generous donors.

LRFP 2022 Scholarship Program

Our Latest Press Release

The Lakes Region Food Pantry of Moultonborough, NH had another successful summer offering programs that benefit qualified individuals and families which was only possible because of supporters from far and near.  For the past several years the summer lunch program for k-12 students has provided weekly vouchers for the purchase of healthy foods at two local grocery stores.  This program started off serving Moultonborough only, but it has been expanded to include Interlakes school district as well as other area towns.  Not long after the launch of the lunch program, a back-to-school sneaker program began, and starting in summer 2021 students also received a new backpack plus a $10 Dollar Tree gift card for school supplies.  There has been enormous positive feedback.  Generous donations from individuals, businesses and organizations in the lakes region and beyond allow these programs to enrich the lives of Lakes Region Food Pantry clients.

Summer Sneaker and Backpack Program

Our 2021 Sneaker and Backpack Program is under way. This special program allows qualifying children to pick out brand new sneakers of their choice for the upcoming school year. Along with sneakers, each child will also pick out out a brand new Northface backpack with a $10 gift card to Dollar Tree for school supplies. We are grateful for Bootlegger’s Footwear of Meredith for participating in this program.
This special fund includes our Summer Lunch Program which is offered to children who receive free or reduced lunch during the school year. Eligible families receive vouchers for nutritious foods throughout the summer months. We are grateful for the donors who make our programming possible.

To learn more about these special programs, or if you are interested in sponsoring a child, feel free to come in during open hours or give us a call at 603-476-5400. Thank you for supporting our nonprofit.

Food Pantry Application

To all of our food pantry clients: Please be sure to have your applications AND income verification mailed in or dropped off in person in order to receive fresh food vouchers.

Need an application? Click the link below and print out the application. All applications must be filled out completely and accompanied by proof of income in order to be accepted. Paperwork may be mailed to us directly at P.O. Box 1132 Moultonborough, NH. 03254

To pick up food from our pantry, we are open to clients on Thursdays 11:00 – 4:00