On September 1, food distribution moves inside and hours change.

Wednesday Shopping • By Appointment: 12:00–3:00pm • Walk-in: 3:00–7:00pm • Details on Get Help page

Bringing Our
Community
Together.
One Bag
at a Time.

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The oldest and largest all-volunteer food pantry in Newton. Compassionately serving our neighbors since 1983.

Wednesday Shopping Hours

By Appointment:
12:00–3:00pm

Walk-in: 3:00–7:00pm

Helping Newton Residents

If you need food, the Newton Food Pantry can help.

We Need Your Support

We are a 100% donation and volunteer-based organization.

Why Our Community Needs Your Help

Not all of Newton is afluent. 1 in 8 households survive on less than $25,000 in annual income resulting in food insecurity.

One in Eight

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, 1 in 5 families with children are food insecure.

One in Five Families

Only 1 in 3 food-insecure adults used a food pantry, according to a new study by The Greater Boston Food Bank.

One in Three

Volunteer Spotlight

Bernarda Montes de Oca

When Bernarda Montes de Oca first began volunteering at the Newton Food Pantry, it was a tiny space in the Waban Library.  When she went back to work full time, she gave up her volunteer responsibilities, but the pandemic and an important life milestone pulled her back this year.

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Newton Food Pantry News

Client Spotlight: Bob Felleman

Like many Newton Food Pantry clients, Bob Felleman was reluctant to visit the pantry the first time. Now he’s spreading the word about the pantry’s new space and expanded choices. Find out why Bob thinks the new system is so much better for clients.

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