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COVID-19 Update

November 30th, 2020|

The Wakefield Food Pantry remains open, with modifications.

The Pantry’s priority is and will continue to be ensuring residents have consistent, reliable access to food. But, we want to do this in the safest way possible given the spread of the coronavirus.

We are open:

Tuesdays and Thursdays

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

We have further changed our process for picking up food in order to keep our volunteers and guests safe and

COVID-19 Response

November 29th, 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,

Thank you to Our Awesome Auction Donors!

October 31st, 2020|

With the generosity of so many individuals and businesses, our first auction was a great success!  We would like to thank all those who donated their time, energy, talents, money, and auction items:

Ace Hardware, Hart’s in Wakefield

Adam Nestle – WCAT

Alice Grau

Amanda Caney

Barbara Worley – WCAT

Belinda Souza

Beth Hendriks

Bob & Joanne Cusolito

Bob Sardells -Sardella Signs

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

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