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COVID-19 Response

June 11th, 2020|

Dear Wakefield Community:

As you know it’s been an incredible, unprecedented, and challenging time for the Wakefield Food Pantry (WFP), our community, our state, our country, and our world.  This pandemic was something that we could not have expected or planned for.

Yet, it is usually in challenging times the true colors of an individual, organization, or community come to light.  That has certainly been the case with the WFP.  I am so proud of and thankful for how our organization, volunteers,

Wakefield Cards for the Community

May 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 CommunityHelping our Neighbors in Need.

This gift card giving program provides the community with an opportunity to help Wakefield’s local food establishments and

Wakefield Police Raise Money for the Food Pantry with “No Shave November & December 2019

February 4th, 2020|

The Wakefield Police Department held a fundraiser called No Shave November and December 2019 where the officers could contribute daily for the chance of not to have to shave for duty. The officers continued this fundraiser through the beginning of December. At the suggestion of Chief Steven Skory, the officers decided to donate a portion of the proceeds to the Wakefield Food Pantry. The officers are seen here donating a check in the amount of $525.

In the photo are Wakefield

We Did It: 75,000 Meals!

January 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 to leverage the buying power of our partner, the Greater Boston Food Bank, to stock our pantry.

Organizing many food drives across Wakefield.

Funding to secure our

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Holiday Campaign

November 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, with the community’s help, we hope to provide enough food for 75,000 meals! 

Through a partnership with the Greater Boston Food Bank, WFP

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.

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