Entries in January 2019

Support during Federal Government Shutdown

If you are a Newton resident and are currently impacted by the current Federal Government closures the Newton Food Pantry if available to assist.  The Newton Food Pantry provides food assistance and personal care products to Newton residents who experience food insecurity. The Newton Food Pantry is open for shopping every Wednesday from 1:30-5:30pm, and the 3rd…

Way to go Ollie!

4 year old Ollie told his friends to bring food to donate to the Newton Food Pantry in lieu of gifts for his recent birthday party. The result? Ollie collected @ 12 bags of donations for the NFP including our most needed items. We are so grateful for thoughtfulness of even our youngest community members!

Happy 95th Birthday Jackie!

On January 17th, volunteers at the Newton Food Pantry helped Jackie Colby, President Emeritus, celebrate her 95th Birthday. Jackie, along with a few of her fellow parishioners, founded the pantry in 1983. Learn more about her journey here. Happy Birthday Jackie!

Holiday Food Drive supports NFP

Champ Internet Solutions and Barclay Water Management, Inc teamed up with Chapel Bridge Park to run a holiday food drive from Dec 1-Jan 10  to support the Newton Food Pantry. After donating, they came to NFP to learn about food insecurity and the pantry’s role in addressing hunger within our community. Thank you to the…

Thanks Jack!

Newton South sophomore, Jack Corcoran , and his fellow community service club members of the Student Corps, spent Sunday at the Newtonville Whole Foods collecting donations for the Newton Food Pantry, asking shoppers to purchase items off NFP’s most needed items. Their hard work paid off as they collected 20 bags of groceries which they dropped…

Mayor Fuller’s New Year’s Eve Open House

Thank you to all the volunteers who gathered at City Hall for Mayor Fuller’s Open House on December 31st. Volunteers helped sort and box donations from the citywide food drive going on throughout December to benefit the 4 food pantries in Newton. This year’s drive brought in a large quantity of donated food for the…

Newton North Spanish students visit NFP.

During the winter vacation week, Newton North Spanish students visited the Food Pantry to deliver a collection of donated items. Students also spent time learning how the food pantry helps to alleviate hunger and support those in need within our community.