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IT Volunteers Needed

September 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 you are interested, fill out the volunteer application on that page.

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

September 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 Wakefield Food Pantry as part of the Wakefield Music Boosters’ food drive Saturday, September 14.

“Wakefield is the place we call home, which

September is Hunger Action Month

September 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 on social media. Together, we can end hunger one meal at a time.

Please donate to our Wakefield Food Pantry,

Great News: A New Van!

June 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 of the Pantry and the ancillary programs it sponsors,” explained Debbie Jones, Food Pantry Manager.

On a weekly basis, Pantry volunteers travel to numerous stores where large quantities

4 v 4 Soccer Jamboree – Aug 17 – 18

June 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 Click on a GREEN Age Group Button Below

Sat, Aug 17

Grade 2 Boys (U8) Grade 3-4 Boys (U10)

Run/Walk with us on Sunday, July 14th

June 20th, 2019|

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.
      Registration fee is $5 or $10 with a t-shirt.

**Free face painting and lawn

We are getting a Van !

June 1st, 2019|

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 Bank for awarding us the initial grant of