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 June 2018

“Smart” delivery from Newton Community Farm!

This week, the Newton Community Farm stopped by the Newton Food Pantry to make a smart delivery arriving with a car packed with freshly-picked lettuce!  We are so fortunate to have this farm partnering with us and to be able to provide fresh produce to our clients.

Big thank you to New England Soup Factory.

Marjorie Druker, owner of New England Soup Factory, makes a generous delivery. No one should go hungry!

Thank you St. Vincent de Paul Our Lady’s Parish!

We were thrilled to receive a delivery of over 60 bags (and several boxes) of food from St. Vincent de Paul Our Lady’s Parish. This contribution featured many of our most needed items. Thank you so very much! We are so grateful for the support.

Thank you Keshev Kollipara!

A big huge thank you to Keshev Kollipara, who  recently held  a food drive ON HIS OWN – knocking on doors, talking to our neighbors about the Newton Food Pantry AND collecting a whopping total of 42 bags of groceries for the Pantry! Thank you Keshev for your amazing effort and support. We are so…

Pierce School PTO Donates Most Needed Pantry Items.

A big shout out to the Pierce School PTO Social Action Committee who collaborated with their Fifth grade Student Council to collect some of Newton Food Pantry’s most needed items. Thanks to Jennifer Bentley (seen here in photo), co-chair of the Social Action Committee, for making the delivery of 22 pre-sorted bags!

Thanks to Dedham’s Rashi Jewish Day School!

A huge thank you to Dedham’s Rashi Jewish Day School Kindergarten class for collecting 26 boxes of food, books and personal care items as part of their social justice curriculum. We so appreciate the support! (Image: Stephanie Rotsky (the school’s social justice coordinator), Sharon Miller, and Rachel Liptz delivering donations to Newton Food Pantry)

Newton Firefighters want to help extinguish hunger in Newton!  

Help extinguish hunger in Newton by supporting the Newton Firefighters Association’s citywide food drive to aid the food pantries in Newton. From June 8 to June 22, Newton Firefighters will be holding a food drive on behalf of the three food pantries in Newton; the Centre Street Food Pantry, the Newton Food Pantry and the Arabic Baptist…