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).WE DO NOT NEED EGG CARTONS. Drop off at 61 Ballard Street or 36 Metacomet Road only.

Watch our Double Bag Shuffle before dropping off those bags!


We are open outside City Hall every Wednesday from 1:30-5:30pm and providing food to Newton residents. 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 January 2018

Fessenden School Students Visit the NFP

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…

Thank you Bigelow Middle School!

We are always delighted by community organizations that do targeted drives. Mr. Leone and Ms. Suma, teachers at Bigelow Middle School, recently stropped by the pantry to drop off donations from a successful collection by Bigelow students.

Service Day with Winsor School!

The Newton Food Pantry welcomed 7th graders from Winsor School at Monday’s Service Day. The girls toured the pantry, had a discussion on food insecurity, helped complete various projects, and then sorted/boxed all their donations. The girls were busy! Thanks to you all for your thoughtfulness and support for our community.

Thank you Whole Foods!

Chuck Gorman from Whole Foods came by the pantry in December to drop off a generous donation on behalf of Whole Foods as part of the November 2017 Turkey Trot.  Thank you Whole Foods, we are so grateful!