Newton-Watertown Creative Start OPEN HOUSE 3/14/19

The Newton-Watertown Creative Start Preschool Childcare  (enrolling children ages 3 to 5 years) is holding an Open House on March 14, 2019, 9AM-5PM Why the Newton-Watertown Creative Start? Spacious classrooms Department of Early Education and Care certified Staff Breakfast and lunch included Curriculum based on Massachusetts Department of Education Guidelines On-site educational, vision, and hearing screenings…

Thanks to Troop 9!

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.

Project Bread

Join NFP’s Walk for Hunger Team!

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…

Winsor Lower School students visit the NFP

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.

Support during Federal Government Shutdown

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…

Way to go Ollie!

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!

Happy 95th Birthday Jackie!

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!

Holiday Food Drive supports NFP

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…

Thanks Jack!

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…

Mayor Fuller’s New Year’s Eve Open House

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…