Get Involved

We cannot do it without you. In order to help our community in need, we need your support.

More than one-third of those we serve are children under age 18, and many are elderly. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, 1 in 5 families with children are food insecure.

One in Five Families

Thank you for your interest in supporting the Newton Food Pantry and our clients. Below are some ways that you can get involved today.

Volunteer

We are always happy to welcome new volunteers. Volunteers MUST BE 13 years or older to be eligible for any of our positions. Please head to our Volunteers page for important availability and application details.

Support the Newton Community freedge

The Newton Community freedge is an outdoor refrigerator and pantry, open 24/7 to anyone. This volunteer-led initiative, organized by the Newton Food Pantry in collaboration with other local organizations, joins a growing network of other community fridges in the Greater Boston area and throughout the country. Learn more on our freedge page.

Kids & Teens

From our Kids’ Snack Bags initiative to our Teen Ambassador Program, check out our growing list of opportunities to get your child or teen involved in supporting our community.

Follow Us on Social Media

Join the conversation on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and help spread the word about food insecurity in Newton.

Don’t see something that fits your skill set? Don’t worry! There are plenty of new ways to get involved, and it changes daily. Email our Volunteer Coordinator via our Contact page to find the right role for you.