82 Bayberry Hill Road
West Townsend, MA 01474


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The next distribution is January 21, 2021.

Pre-registration is required.

The schedule is below.

330PM-400PM families with 1 or 2 people last names starting with letters A-M.
400PM-430PM families with 1 or 2 people last names starting with letters N – Z.
445PM-505PM families with 3 or 4 people last name A-M.
505-530PM families with 3 or 4 people last name N-Z
545PM-615PM families with 5 or more people. 
You must be a TEO member to receive the groceries.  
Please confirm you are going to come to the pick up event by emailing info@teo-ma.org or by texting 978-877-6002.  If you have not registered please contact TEO ASAP.

About The TEO:

Townsend Ecumenical Outreach (TEO) is a non-profit, all volunteer organization established in 1984. Since its inception TEO has been a part an important part of the Townsend  community since 1984.

The TEO purpose is to provide emergency and temporary assistance to Townsend and Ashby community members that are in need of a helping hand.

TEO is able to provide emergency and monthly food distribution and access to its Clothes Closet.

TEO Officers:

  • Kym Craven
  • Anne Marie Gaskins
  • Cheryl Mealhow
  • Dave Wilson
  • Kelly Kelly
  • Beth Serene
  • Kristen Erickson-Corn


Funding for the TEO programs is achieved in several ways.

One of the most important funding sources for TEO is local business community, other non-profit organizations, and many caring individuals from Townsend, Ashby, and the surrounding communities. 

To maximize on donations, TEO actively works with corporate matching programs and seeks  grants from Project Bread, Walk For Hunger, and other initiatives.

Project based fundraising and resource generation efforts include annual Scouting for Food, penny drive, 50/50 raffle, and similar community based efforts.


In addition to monetary support TEO is always seeking volunteers to assist with program development, fundraising, event planning, organizing clothing, filling backpacks, and assisting during distribution.  

If you would like to volunteer please contact TEO at info@teo-ma.orgJanu


Hours of operation are by appointment only.  Please call or email and a TEO representative will get back to you.