Champ Internet Solutions and Barclay Water Management, Inc teamed up with Chapel Bridge Park to run a holiday food drive from Dec 1-Jan 10 to support the Newton Food Pantry. After donating, they came to NFP to learn about food insecurity and the pantry’s role in addressing hunger within our community. Thank you to the...
The oldest and largest all-volunteer food pantry in Newton, MA, the Newton Food Pantry has been run independently by volunteers since 1983.
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.
Not all of Newton is affluent. In our city, 1 in 8 households survives on less than $25,000 in annual income.
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Thank you for giving me so much to be grateful for, and for caring about me and the whole community. In your work, you change my life for the better. My happiness and health and what I have is due to you.
Fresh (Off the Press) from the Newton Food Pantry
Newton South sophomore, Jack Corcoran , and his fellow community service club members of the Student Corps, spent Sunday at the Newtonville Whole Foods collecting donations for the Newton Food Pantry, asking shoppers to purchase items off NFP’s most needed items. Their hard work paid off as they collected 20 bags of groceries which they dropped...
Thank you to all the volunteers who gathered at City Hall for Mayor Fuller’s Open House on December 31st. Volunteers helped sort and box donations from the citywide food drive going on throughout December to benefit the 4 food pantries in Newton. This year’s drive brought in a large quantity of donated food for the...
During the winter vacation week, Newton North Spanish students visited the Food Pantry to deliver a collection of donated items. Students also spent time learning how the food pantry helps to alleviate hunger and support those in need within our community.
On a busy day just before Christmas, nothing lit up our pantry more than the generosity of Ameer who asked his guests to donate food for our pantry instead of bringing gifts for his birthday party. They did. Happy eighth birthday Ameer and thanks so much for your support!