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 February 2019

Newton-Watertown Creative Start OPEN HOUSE 3/14/19

The Newton-Watertown Creative Start Preschool Childcare  (enrolling children ages 3 to 5 years) is holding an Open House on March 14, 2019, 9AM-5PM Why the Newton-Watertown Creative Start? Spacious classrooms Department of Early Education and Care certified Staff Breakfast and lunch included Curriculum based on Massachusetts Department of Education Guidelines On-site educational, vision, and hearing screenings…

Thanks to Troop 9!

Members of Troop 9 Waban came with 45 bags of food and other needed items. They sorted their contribution as well as the contribution that arrived from Bowen Cooperative Nursery School.

Project Bread

Join NFP’s Walk for Hunger Team!

The Newton Food Pantry is proud to be participating in Project Bread’s 51st Walk for Hunger & 5K Run on Sunday, May 5, 2019. The pantry team’s fundraising efforts will directly support the Newton Food Pantry. We welcome adults and teens (ages 13+) to join the team. The money raised by Walk participants like the…