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 March 2018

Thank you Brownies Troop 62737

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!

Thank you Brown Middle School!

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!

GBFB’s response to President Trump’s Proposed Budget

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!

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…

Sashi Kollipara will run 2018 Boston Marathon to benefit the Newton Food Pantry

“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…