Last week, teachers from Brown Middle School dropped off over 180 bags of donations collected for the Newton Food Pantry in a targeted drive run by the 6th Graders. Thank you so much for your commitment and generosity. We are very grateful!
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 700 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.
2014 Northeastern University study
Thank you so much for all that you do. Because of the Pantry I have been able to try cooking omelettes and soups with vegetables that I could never afford to buy fresh in the grocery store! I am grateful.
Fresh (Off the Press) from the Newton Food Pantry
The Greater Boston Food Bank’s response to the president’s recent FY19 budget proposal calling for a 30% reduction in our nation’s most effected anti-hunger programs. Watch the brief video here to learn more about the cuts and reductions outlined in this proposal.
REMINDER: the Newton Food Pantry is closed any day that Newton Public Schools are closed. IF the Newton Food Pantry is planning to close on a Saturday, we will post a notice on our website by Friday PM.
Thank you Melanie Fleet for hosting such a fantastic event last week at Paddy’s to benefit the Newton Food Pantry! The event was a huge success collecting over 15 bags of donations and much needed funds through various gift raffles. We are very fortunate to have you in our community and are very grateful for...
“My Indian roots make the issue of hunger and food scarcity in the midst of affluence, a familiar one. The Newton Food Pantry provides much needed help to less fortunate families in our community, many of whom have young children in need.” Newton resident, Sashi Kollipara, will be running the 2018 Boston Marathon to benefit the Newton Food...