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 November 2018

Newton Food Drive – December 3 to December 27

Please help our neighbors facing food insecurity.  Newton’s four food pantries provide meals for more than 1,800 people each month, and they need everyone’s help to keep up with the growing need right here in Newton. Donate to the Newton Food Drive—all four pantries are asking for breakfast foods including cereal, granola, oatmeal, energy and…

A big THANK YOU to the team at Fessenden!

On Tuesday Nov. 13, 18 boys from the Fessenden School in West Newton visited the Newton Food Pantry.  The boys brought 66 bags of food and personal care items they had collected, including many items from the NFP’s most needed list.  NFP Food Drive Coordinator Carol Berlin gave the boys a tour of the pantry,…

Lassell College visits the NFP

Thank you to Lasell College for their recent donation. We are so grateful for the support!

#GivingTuesday in Newton

‪The Newton Food Pantry, along with many other Newton non-profits, had the opportunity to be part of a special event at the West Suburban YMCA as Mayor Ruthanne Fuller proclaimed November 27th as Giving Tuesday in Newton.

Another amazing Turkey Trot in the books!

Thanks to all the volunteers who came out to help with the 2018 Newton Turkey Trot 5k race. And a very special thank you to this year’s race sponsors. The race was a huge success and we are so very grateful for the support of our community.

Mary Beth Keiller will run 2019 Boston Marathon to benefit the Newton Food Pantry

Newton resident, Mary Beth Keiller,  will be running the 2019 Boston Marathon to benefit the Newton Food Pantry. Learn how you can help Mary Beth reach her fundraising goal.

Thank you Pack 355!

Congratulations to Pack 355 for bringing in nearly 300 bags of donations. Their enthusiasm and energy had the contributions sorted and stored during two work nights this November. Thank you so much for your support.

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