The holiday season is here! It’s busy and filled with great joy and an abundance of food for most of our community. But, for some, that’s not the case. Last year, the Wakefield Food Pantry (WFP) distributed enough food for 50,000 meals just during November and December to our neighbors in need. This year,
Eat out on November 20th at one of many Wakefield restaurants and a portion of your meal total will go to the Wakefield Food Pantry. Thank you to the Wakefield Co-operative Bank for organizing this fundraiser ! CLICK HERE FOR LIST OF PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS.
Do you know how to work in Wordpress? Are you familiar with the Google suite of apps (docs/sheets/forms/sites)? How about Salesforce or DonorPerfect? Or do you have a software background and can help with some IT projects? If so, we could use help in these areas. Take a look at our Volunteer page and if
The Wakefield High School Marching Band, led by Director of Performing/Visual Arts Tom Bankert — and supported by their friends and family — ran a hugely successful food drive for guests on Saturday, September 14. This amazing crew pictured transported, sorted, and stored 8,544 highly nutritious food items for the guests we serve at the
Every Action Counts! Hunger Action Month is a nationwide awareness campaign designed to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger. Did you know that 1 in 11 people in MA struggling with hunger? You can make a difference every day by taking actions like volunteering, donating, advocating, or even sharing information
The Wakefield Food Pantry is excited to take ownership of a wonderful new transport van. The van was made possible by the generosity of a substantial grant by the Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) and the Wakefield community’s many donations, plus a significant anonymous gift. “The van will be a great asset to the operation
Wakefield will host its first-ever 4v4 Soccer Jamboree this summer to support the Wakefield Food Pantry. Divisions are open for both youths and adults. Registration Deadline Extended to August 11, 2019 ! Games start at 9:00 am and will end by early afternoon. To Register a Team Please
7th Annual 5K Run/Walk Date: Sunday, July 14, 2019 Start/End Location: Lake Quannapowitt, The Bandstand Race Start Time: 8:30 a.m. Registration Fee: $25, $15 (student), $70 (family of 4) Note: Fees increase on race day Register online: www.tonneson5k.racewire.com NEW: 1/3 Mile Kids Fun Run for Kids 10 & Under at 8:10 a.m.
Thank you to all that donated to our fundraising campaign to purchase a van ! We reached our goal of raising the matching funds that we needed, plus a little extra to use towards insurance, registration, gas, etc. Thank you so much, Wakefield and friends ! Many thanks to the Greater Boston Food
The Heritage Americal Civic Center came alive on the morning of June 5, as volunteers, donors, and friends of the Wakefield Food Pantry gathered to celebrate another year of serving neighbors in need. Guests enjoyed a continental breakfast while watching a slide show featuring the daily workings of the Pantry, and were advised to check