Last month Project Bread kicked off its 50th Walk for Hunger. The Walk will take place on Sunday, May 6 on the Boston Common. Money raised by the Walk supports hundreds of anti-hunger programs in Massachusetts, including the Newton Food Pantry’s. Please consider joining and register today at www.projectbread.org/walk.
Boston Web Marketing held their first of what they hope will be many drives to support the Newton Food Pantry. Headed by Ashley Caparalella, their drive responded to our most needed items list. Thank you Ashley. We so appreciate your support.
A huge shout out to Brownies Troop 62737 who visited the Newton Food Pantry last week and donated MANY boxes of cookies. The troop learned all about the NFP and what it does to help our community. Thanks again to the wonderful generosity of Brownies Troop 62737!
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 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.
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…
New research—the first of its kind for Massachusetts—shows hunger and food insecurity in our state increased health-related expenditures by an estimated $2.4 billion at least, in 2016 alone. Please see this important study on the cost of hunger in our state conducted by The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) and Children’s Healthwatch. Read more here….
Enthusiastic Zervas fifth graders, with the guidance of their teachers, organized a school-wide collection of most needed items for the Newton Food Pantry. We are so thrilled by the efforts of these children on behalf of their fellow citizens.
Newton Food Pantry was delighted to welcome The Fessenden School students from Mr. Iwejuo’s 5th Grade class during a recent Service Day. Students collected donations for the pantry and came in to help sort and box their donations. The boys learned about hunger in our community, and worked diligently sorting donations for NFP clients. A…