Independently run for over 32 years.

The oldest and largest all-volunteer food pantry in Newton, MA, the Newton Food Pantry has been run independently by volunteers since 1983.

Over 700 individuals served per month

Every month, more than 750 Newton residents rely on the food and personal care products we provide free—at our pantry location, via home delivery, and in partnership with other local nonprofits.

One in eight households in Newton

Not all of Newton is affluent. In our city, 1 in 8 households survives on less than $25,000 in annual income.

2014 Northeastern University study

The selection of fresh produce is wonderful, and it’s what we should be eating more of because it’s healthy. It allows me to make soups, stews, and stir fry with ingredients that I otherwise couldn’t afford to buy at the store.

Fresh (Off the Press) from the Newton Food Pantry