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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

WFP Spring Breakfast

June 1st, 2019|

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 the walls for posters featuring key facts and statistics about food insecurity in general and the Pantry in particular.

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“Photos For Food” Charity Auction

May 5th, 2019|

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 money for our pantry!

You can view and bid on auction items at:  https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/item/browse.action?auctionId=341692172

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Welcome to Our New Website

May 4th, 2019|

Wakefield Food Pantry

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!

9-yr-old Pays it Forward

May 4th, 2019|

During a church service, nine-year-old Isabelle had an incredible find in a hymnal book. Along with a $20 bill, she found a note that said: “If you find this, it is meant for you. If you need it, use it and then look for a way to help someone else, financially or otherwise. If you don’t need it, please pass it on to someone else along with this note. ” Isabelle

The 27th Annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive is on Saturday, May 11, 2019

April 17th, 2019|

Stamp Out Hunger Letter Carrier DrivePlease join us in participating in the annual Letter Carriers’ STAMP OUT HUNGER Food Drive on Saturday, May 11, 2019.  This is one of the easiest and most convenient ways you can help out our Wakefield Food Pantry and our neighbors in need — Simply leave a bag of non-perishable food items in a bag near your mailbox by 9:00 am.  The amazing letter carriers do the

THE SUPER BOWL IS COMING AND SO IS THE SOUPER BOWL OF CARING

January 28th, 2019|

Since 1990, young people have been leading the charge and inspiring others to collect dollars and food weeks leading up to the Big Game:  Super Bowl 53 on February 3, 2019. And with the Patriots competing for the championship, the excitement around this football game should feed into the energy of the Souper Bowl of Caring!

Teaming up with local partners, these groups give 100% of donations to local charities, like the Wakefield