Wakefield Food Pantry - Americal Civic Center 467 Main Street Wakefield, MA 01880|781-245-2510 | EIN: 04-3656505
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Wakefield Cards for the Community

2020-05-05T15:05:54-04:00May 5th, 2020|

To help neighbors in need who may be affected by this unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, three Wakefield entities - the Wakefield Lynnfield Chamber of Commerce, Wakefield Food Pantry and Wakefield School Department - have partnered to create Wakefield Cards for the Community – Helping our Neighbors in Need. This gift card giving program provides the community

We Did It: 75,000 Meals!

2020-01-23T14:02:46-05:00January 23rd, 2020|

Thank you to all who donated to the Wakefield Food Pantry’s Neighbors Helping Neighbors holiday campaign and made it possible to provide 75,000 meals during the 2019 season and into the NewYear! Everyone at the Pantry would also like to extend our gratitude to the Wakefield community for: Generously giving monetary donations that allow us

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Holiday Campaign

2020-01-23T13:47:35-05:00November 9th, 2019|

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,

Dine out, Help Out on November 20th

2019-11-26T19:44:53-05:00October 27th, 2019|

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.

IT Volunteers Needed

2019-12-30T17:31:02-05:00September 23rd, 2019|

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

Wakefield High School Marching Band Annual Food Drive Huge Success!!!!

2020-02-04T17:15:36-05:00September 19th, 2019|

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

September is Hunger Action Month

2019-10-27T18:17:23-04:00September 18th, 2019|

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

Great News: A New Van!

2019-07-18T15:58:06-04:00June 24th, 2019|

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

4 v 4 Soccer Jamboree – Aug 17 – 18

2019-09-18T15:09:17-04:00June 23rd, 2019|

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