Our Neighbors’ Table, a fundraiser to benefit the Newton Food Pantry, is back this October! The event will once again be held at the Windsor Club from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale September 9th. Get both dates on your calendar today, and keep an eye out for more details in the coming months.
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
Serving 16,000 bags of groceries & personal-care products to 9,000+ Newton residents in need across 600+ households by 100% volunteers, we are the Newton Food Pantry. (2018)
Fresh (Off the Press) from the Newton Food Pantry
A big thank you to Lila who stopped by to see us yesterday with lots of NFP donations she collected from friends and family she asked to give her instead of gifts for her birthday. We couldn’t be more grateful.
Cameron Clarke started volunteering at the pantry in the summer of 2016, initially helping with the pantry’s move from the Waban Library to the basement of Newton City Hall. Today, he oversees the sorting of donations, which involves checking expiration dates and stacking canned goods. He also assists with breaking down boxes and restocking shelves as...
Karen Mondell has worked for the pantry for 19-20 years. She started volunteering at the NFP when her temple, Beth Elohim in Wellesley, had an annual service day, and since she lived in Newton and had a friend who volunteered at the NFP, she went in to clean the shelves, and soon began volunteering on Saturdays....