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…
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.
On a busy day just before Christmas, nothing lit up our pantry more than the generosity of Ameer who asked his guests to donate food for our pantry instead of bringing gifts for his birthday party. They did. Happy eighth birthday Ameer and thanks so much for your support!
Last Thursday evening, members of the NFP attended the Grand Opening “Sneak Peak” event at the new Stop & Shop store on Needham Street in Newton Highlands where they were presented with a $1,000 Stop & Shop grocery card donation to help fight hunger in our community.
We are always so humbled by the generosity of our community, especially when it comes from our younger members. A big shout out to Celia Granofsky who, instead of gifts for her recent 9th birthday celebration, she asked for donations for the Newton Food Pantry. Thank you Celia!
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…
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,…
Thank you to Lasell College for their recent donation. We are so grateful for the support!
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.
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.