Basic Needs



United Way of Pioneer Valley is committed to supporting and sustaining strong communities in Hampden County, South Hadley, and Granby, Massachusetts through its Community Impact initiatives. The Basic Needs grant funds support programs that focus on emergency food, shelter, and fuel assistance.

If you have questions, please contact LaTonia Monroe Naylor at,, or 413-693-0215.

To apply for the Basic Needs Request for Funding (RFF) click here.  This link will be open from February 21 and be due March 10 at 4:30pm 

Your impact in the community:  2016-2017 Basic Needs Funded Partners

Catholic Charities Agency
65 Elliot Street Springfield, MA 01105
Homecoming Heat and Fuel
Friends Of The Homeless Inc
755 Worthington Street Springfield, MA 01105
Basic Needs
Greater Westfield Emergency Food Pantry Inc
101 Meadow Street Westfield, MA 01085-3292
Healthy Foods for All
Lorraines Soup Kitchen & Pantry Inc
170 Pendexter Avenue Chicopee, MA 01013
Expansion on Emergency Food Program
Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Services, Inc.
106 Wilbraham Road Springfield, MA 01109
Emergency Food Pantry
Open Pantry Community Service Inc.
287 State Street Springfield, MA 01105
Emergency Food Pantry
Our Community Food Pantry, Inc.
220 College Highway Southwick, MA 01077
Healthy Summers and Beyond
Springfield Rescue Mission Inc.
10 Mill Street P.O. Box 9045, Springfiled, MA 01102-9045
Emergency Service Programs
The Gray House Inc.
22 Sheldon Street Springfield, MA 01107
The Gray House Food Pantry
The Salvation Army Holyoke
271 Appleton Street Holyoke, MA 01040
Basic Need Food Assistance Program and Fuel Assistance
The Salvation Army Springfield
170 Pearl Street Springfield, MA 01105
Comprehensive Emergency Assistance Program
Valley Opportunity Council, Inc.
35 Mt. Carmel Avenue Chicopee, MA 01013
VOC Basic Needs Grant
Womanshelter Companeras Inc.
P.O. Box 1099 Holyoke, MA 01041-1099
Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter
YWCA Of Western Massachusetts
1 Clough Street Springfield, MA 01118-2213
YWCA Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter Services

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