The Newton Food Pantry is proud to be participating in Project Bread’s 51st Walk for Hunger & 5K Run on Sunday, May 5, 2019. The pantry team’s fundraising efforts will directly support the Newton Food Pantry. We welcome adults and teens (ages 13+) to join the team. The money raised by Walk participants like 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.
2014 Northeastern University study
I like shopping at the food pantry because it cuts down on the cost of grocery bills for my family of three, and the people are friendly.
Fresh (Off the Press) from the Newton Food Pantry
Members of Troop 9 Waban came with 45 bags of food and other needed items. They sorted their contribution as well as the contribution that arrived from Bowen Cooperative Nursery School.
A very amazing group of Winsor Lower School students had a service day at the food pantry this week. They enthusiastically sorted donated food, cleaned our bag storage area and helped prepare women’s personal hygiene items for distribution.
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...
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!