If you are a Newton resident and are currently impacted by the current Federal Government closures the Newton Food Pantry if available to assist. The Newton Food Pantry provides food assistance and personal care products to Newton residents who experience food insecurity. The Newton Food Pantry is open for shopping every Wednesday from 1:30-5:30pm, and the 3rd...
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
4 year old Ollie told his friends to bring food to donate to the Newton Food Pantry in lieu of gifts for his recent birthday party. The result? Ollie collected @ 12 bags of donations for the NFP including our most needed items. We are so grateful for thoughtfulness of even our youngest community members!
On January 17th, volunteers at the Newton Food Pantry helped Jackie Colby, President Emeritus, celebrate her 95th Birthday. Jackie, along with a few of her fellow parishioners, founded the pantry in 1983. Learn more about her journey here. Happy Birthday Jackie!
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...
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...