Get Involved with Gather

Through its core programs, Gather serves more than 1,400 Seacoast residents each month, distributes 285,000 pounds of food each year and distributes food to approximately 400 children each week when school is out of session. There are endless ways for you to join us. Find one that's right for you and join us today!

Donate Time

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers help keep Gather moving forward. We often need volunteers for the following:

• Counting, sorting and stocking items for the pantry
• Meals 4 Kids distributions and events
• Meals 4 Seniors deliveries
• Assisting in on and off site food drives
• Outreach and fundraising event participation
• Holiday basket assembly and distribution
• Office assistance entering data, answering phone and the preparation of mailing
• Shift coverage for occasional pantry hours

How to Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering with Gather, please contact our Volunteer Manager, Sarah Owens.

Donate Food

Food and Fund Drives

Thank you for your interest in helping Gather by running a food drive. We've put together a tool kit to help facilitate the process of registering, planning, promoting, and collection! If you have any questions please contact Seneca Bernard.

How to Donate Food

Non-perishable food donations can be made directly to:
210 West Road #3
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Our need increases during the summer as donations lessen. Any and all donations are greatly appreciated!

Donate Funds

How to Donate

Gather is grateful for the loyal support of many schools, churches, businesses, foundations, grants and neighbors in this unique community. We receive no state or federal funding and rely on the generosity of our friends to sustain the agency, the oldest social service agency in NH founded in 1816.

Donate by Credit Card

Please consider making a recurring gift so you can support our work throughout the year.

Donate by Mail

210 West Road, Suite 3
Portsmouth, NH 03801