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 2018

Food for Families & FUEL at School Programs

Learn more about these important school programs in our community providing food to Newton families in need.

Thank you Hatham!

Last weekend, Hatham Asmal and his dad, Mohammed, came by the pantry to drop off much needed donations. Hatham gathered donations from his friends who he asked to bring food instead of gifts to his recent birthday party. Thank you Hatham for your generosity and thoughtfulness!

Thank you Ruthie!

Ruthie Holzer, a 9 year old, 4th grader at Memorial Spaulding school, recently did a toiletry drive for her birthday. She asked friends who attended her party to bring a donation for the Newton Food Pantry instead of a gift as well as asking for donations from her greater community (collecting a total of 15…

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Newton Turkey Trot to benefit NFP, Saturday 11/17

The 5th annual Newton Turkey Trot to benefit Newton Food Pantry will be held on Saturday, November 17th and the NFP needs your help to run the race! Volunteers are needed the most with race day bib pickup and same day registration. Please use this link if you are able to volunteer a few hours of your…