Town of Residence: Framingham
Can you tell us about your family?
It’s just me; I am 61 years old.
Which direct service do you benefit from?
I come to the Pearl St. Cupboard for groceries and I also come to the Café to get hot meals every night.
Can you tell me how long you have been coming to the Pearl St. Cupboard & Café?
I have been coming here for two years.
Can you tell me why you come?
I come here because I am out of work. I need assistance. I am also willing to work to pay back for the assistance I receive here. That’s why I also volunteer here!
How did you find out about this service?
I looked on the internet.
What kind of help do you receive?
By coming here, I get groceries, hot meals, and I meet new people.
What is the best part of the Pearl St. Cupboard & Café?
Everything! Food, the people who work here, and the people you see every day.
How has coming here helped you?
This has helped in so many ways! I don’t have to worry about food, and I get to meet new people and socialize.
How would things be different if you didn't come to the Pearl St. Cupboard & Café?
If I wasn’t able to come here, I would be without food and companionship.
Do you have any other comments you would like to add?
This service is great in so many ways! I am so glad the hot meals are now available seven days a week!