Upcoming Events


2022 Broadway Benefit: Life Is A Cabaret

2022 Broadway Benefit

Please join us on Saturday, November 19, 2022, from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm for a fabulous concert featuring selections from Aida, Hamilton, Aladdin, Little Shop of Horrors, Mamma Mia, and more! This concert, held to benefit OPCS, will take place at First Church of Christ at 763 Longmeadow Street in Longmeadow with a simultaneous live stream on Zoom. Please contact John Thomas by 11/11 to attend virtually (and receive a zoom link) or to pre-register for in-person tickets using the following contact information: BroadwayBenefit@FirstChurchLongmeadow.org or mail Broadway Benefit, C/O John Thomas, 28 Woolworth Street, Longmeadow, MA 01106


Mayflower Marathon

Rock 102’s annual Mayflower Marathon returns three days before Thanksgiving! Bax and Nagle will broadcast for 52 hours, from 6 am on Monday, November 21, until 10 am on Wednesday, November 23, from MGM Springfield! This event aims to fill three 48-foot trailers with non-perishable food donations for the Open Pantry. Join one of the largest annual food drives in New England! If you have any questions or need more information, please visit: Mayflower Marathon | ROCK 102 WAQY


Stuffing the Pantry Run/Walk

Join the 11th annual Stuffing the Pantry 5K race and two-mile walk to benefit our neighbors who face food insecurity. Over the last nine years, the Stuffing the Pantry Run/Walk has raised over $300,000 to benefit Open Pantry. The 11th annual Stuffing the Pantry 5K Road Race and 2-mile Walk will be on Thanksgiving Day – November 24, 2022. Come to support a great cause, and have a great time with your community members! For more information, including details about online registration and sponsorship opportunities, please visit: 11th Annual Stuffing the Pantry 5k Run/Walk (runsignup.com)


Thanksgiving Holiday Meal

On Thursday, November 24, 2022, Open Pantry will host its annual Thanksgiving Meal. We are excited to share that we will return to having an in-person meal this year. We will serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal at the High School of Commerce, located at 415 State Street in Springfield, from noon until 1:00 pm on Thanksgiving Day. If you are elderly or infirmed and need a meal delivered in Springfield, please call (413) 737-5337) before November 17. 


Christmas Holiday Meal

On Sunday, December 25, 2022, Open Pantry will host its annual Christmas Meal. We are pleased to return to holding an in-person meal this year. We will serve a traditional Christmas meal inside the High School of Commerce, located at 415 State Street in Springfield, from noon until 1:00 pm on Christmas Day. If you are elderly or infirmed and need a meal delivered in Springfield, please call (413) 737-5337 before December 16.