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September is Hunger Action Month

2019-09-18T15:14:51-04:00September 18th, 2019|News|

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|News|

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

IT Volunteers Needed

2019-07-18T15:57:55-04:00June 23rd, 2019|News|

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

4 v 4 Soccer Jamboree – Aug 17 – 18

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

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

Run/Walk with us on Sunday, July 14th

2019-07-18T11:51:29-04:00June 20th, 2019|News|

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.

We are getting a Van !

2019-07-18T11:32:18-04:00June 1st, 2019|News|

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

WFP Spring Breakfast

2019-07-18T11:28:32-04:00June 1st, 2019|News|

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

“Photos For Food” Charity Auction

2019-07-18T15:58:27-04:00May 5th, 2019|News|

Hunts Photo and Video Announces “Photos For Food” Charity Auction to Support the Wakefield Food Pantry We are so excited about this event organized by Hunts Photo and Video in Melrose.  For the month of May, Hunts Photo and Video will be auctioning off fun and unique framed images in an effort to raise

Welcome to Our New Website

2019-05-14T08:49:22-04:00May 4th, 2019|News|

We are thrilled to now have an updated website!   A huge Thank You to Merry and Ken Nordeen for sponsoring the development of our new site and John Potter Media for doing the work. We hope you visit us here often to see all the great things happening to help our neighbors!