Mobile Market opens doors, seeks to end hunger in Waltham

Waltham, MA – MHSA has rolled out its new Mobile Market program, in partnership with The Greater Boston Food Bank and Waltham-based Eastern States Insurance.

Featured in a recent article by the Waltham News Tribune, the Mobile Market provides free, nutritious food to the public once each month. Volunteers from Waltham and surrounding communities help distribute food at the Mobile Market in the MHSA and Eastern States Insurance parking lot located at 50 Prospect St.

How to participate

The Mobile Market is open to the public and will serve a diverse selection of fresh produce and dairy products, as well as frozen soup and high-protein items, free of charge. All events will be held between 2:00pm and 3:00pm at 50 Prospect St., Waltham, MA 02453. There are no eligibility requirements and the market is open to all in need. While plastic shopping bags will be provided, recipients are encouraged to bring sturdy reusable bags or a rolling cart to help carry canned or frozen items. Events are scheduled for the following dates:

2015 2016

November 21 January 23

December 19 February 20

March 19

April 23

May 21

June 18

July 16

August 20

September 17

About the Greater Boston Food Bank Mobile Market Program

The Greater Boston Food Bank’s Mobile Market program delivers high-quality, perishable food directly to partner sites, where it is set up on tables in the style of a farmer’s market.

About Eastern States Insurance

Eastern States Insurance has been serving the insurance, bonding and risk management needs of businesses throughout the United States for over 40 years.

For more information on the Mobile Market, please click here.

To download the Mobile Market's 2016 flyer, please click here.