|

Thank you from Northborough Food Pantry

To the Editor:

In recent months, the Northborough Food Pantry has seen a steady increase in the number of families utilizing the pantry. At the same time, we have experienced a large decrease in the amount of donated food we received, resulting in empty shelves at the pantry. Last month, the word got out (through newspaper articles, Facebook, word of mouth, etc.)? that we were in need of food donations. The community's reaction has been overwhelming!? Local businesses, clubs, organizations, neighborhoods, and individuals have responded with food and financial donations steadily coming into the pantry. On behalf of all the families we serve at the Northborough Food Pantry, we would like to thank the following for their generosity:

AREVA Corp. in Marlboro; Northborough Hash House Harriers; Northborough Library Staff and Patrons; Jamie Terry, Northborough Health Agent; Walmart; The Pickle- Haus Deli; Festive Breads; The Northborough Junior Women's Club; BJ's; Northborough Mom's and Tots; Algonquin Regional High School Student Council; Church Street Village Condominiums; Northborough Dental Associates; and The Goddard School.

The Northborough Food Pantry currently services 75 families a week, providing supplemental food, paper products and personal care items to residents in need. We also deliver food and baby products to 7-10 families residing in the Econolodge, awaiting permanent housing. We are run solely by volunteers??”over 135 currently??”enabling us to apply all donations directly to servicing our clients. For more information on the pantry, please go to our website at www.nfpantry.org or visit us on Facebook.

Sincerely,
Ann Taggart
Sarah Rothery
Co-Directors, Northborough Food Pantry

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=27786

Posted by on Oct 24 2012. Filed under Neighbors in the news. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Please complete this math problem before clicking Submit * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.

Recently Commented

  • Jason: Hi Monica, Your best resources would be their respective web pages. For Cub Scouts, I would start with...
  • Monica: Hello I,d like to enroll my 5 yr old to boys and girls scout. How can I do that, I live in Hudson.
  • Beth Bishop: Laurie and I had thought of doing the Indy show, we decided against doing the show as it is the same...
  • Paul Scott Malcolmson: This was a great article about the 50th reunion of Hudson Catholic High School. The article...
  • Linda Cavallero: I am confused by the comment by Mr Lebeaux which seems to say the board voted against Article 12 but...