DONATIONS UPDATE: WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT ANY IN-KIND DONATIONS AT THIS TIME. We are in need of paper grocery-sized double-bagged bags and fabric face masks (in sealed plastic bags). Drop off at 61 Ballard Street or 36 Metacomet Road only (not at City Hall). WE DO NOT NEED EGG CARTONS.

Watch our Double Bag Shuffle before dropping off those bags!


We are open during the City Hall closure and providing food to Newton residents during our regularly scheduled hours. ALL CLIENTS CAN NOW SHOP TWICE PER MONTH. Click here to read our important “Temporary Pantry Procedures” implemented during the crisis.

We need your financial support now more than ever. Head HERE to donate to the Newton Food Pantry today.

Entries in October 2017

A Huge Thank You from Our Neighbors’ Table

We are so pleased to share that Our Neighbors’ Table 2017 was an amazing success for the Newton Food Pantry. This year’s event generated enough funds to cover the cost of 7,500 bags of groceries for Newton residents in need of supplemental food. Our grocery bags are filled with fresh produce, fresh dairy, staples and personal…

Temple Shalom Visits the NFP

Last Sunday a team of volunteers from Temple Shalom came by the Newton Food Pantry to drop off donations from a recent food drive they held during the Jewish holidays. They brought in well over 200 bags of much needed donations and came with about 40 to 50 volunteers to sort and box these donations….

The Newton Food Pantry

Volunteer Needed!

The Newton Food Pantry is looking for a committed and enthusiastic volunteer who is interested in working as a co-coordinator of food drives and service days for our pantry.  The position involves helping schools and community groups organize drives, doing presentations before these groups, organizing the NFP’s participation at community events such as Village Days,…

Registration for the 4th annual Newton Turkey Trot for the Newton Food Pantry is now open!

Registration for the  4th annual Newton Turkey Trot for the Newton Food Pantry is now open!  Register early before the prices increase and to be guaranteed an awesome T-shirt! The 5K is on Saturday, November 18th at 9am.  Kids 1 mile fun run at 8:30am.  Details, registration and volunteer info at www.newtonturkeytrot.com .