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.


The Greater Boston Food Bank is one of 4 food banks in Massachusetts that rely on funding from the Massachusetts Emergency Food Assistance Program (MEFAP) in order to serve people struggling with hunger across the state. “Last year, MEFAP funds provided nearly 21 million healthy meals through the food banks’ statewide network of more than 800…

Thank you Service Stars!

In our last Thursday drive, Service Stars, a new camp to involve young students in social action projects, brought in a huge donation of most needed items.  While at the pantry, campers learned about food insecurity and the role of the Newton Food Pantry.  They also helped check dates on donations to make certain nothing…

Thank you to Boston Chinese Evangelical Church!

A group from the Boston Chinese Evangelical Church came by the Newton Food Pantry last Wednesday to drop off much needed items which were donated in a recent food drive. Thank you so much for supporting our community.


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Fessenden Day Camp Holds Food Drive to Support NFP

Twenty dedicated campers from the Fessenden Day Camp recently stopped by the Newton Food Pantry to drop off, check and sort donations they collected through a food drive. Thank you all for spending a hot summer morning contributing to our efforts!

“Smart” delivery from Newton Community Farm!

This week, the Newton Community Farm stopped by the Newton Food Pantry to make a smart delivery arriving with a car packed with freshly-picked lettuce!  We are so fortunate to have this farm partnering with us and to be able to provide fresh produce to our clients.

Big thank you to New England Soup Factory.

Marjorie Druker, owner of New England Soup Factory, makes a generous delivery. No one should go hungry!

Thank you St. Vincent de Paul Our Lady’s Parish!

We were thrilled to receive a delivery of over 60 bags (and several boxes) of food from St. Vincent de Paul Our Lady’s Parish. This contribution featured many of our most needed items. Thank you so very much! We are so grateful for the support.

Thank you Keshev Kollipara!

A big huge thank you to Keshev Kollipara, who  recently held  a food drive ON HIS OWN – knocking on doors, talking to our neighbors about the Newton Food Pantry AND collecting a whopping total of 42 bags of groceries for the Pantry! Thank you Keshev for your amazing effort and support. We are so…

Pierce School PTO Donates Most Needed Pantry Items.

A big shout out to the Pierce School PTO Social Action Committee who collaborated with their Fifth grade Student Council to collect some of Newton Food Pantry’s most needed items. Thanks to Jennifer Bentley (seen here in photo), co-chair of the Social Action Committee, for making the delivery of 22 pre-sorted bags!