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Food Pantry

School supplies donated in Quincy. (Photo by Karen Twomey/WBZ)

Quincy Food Pantry Collecting Backpacks For Families In Need

For families struggling to meet basic needs, the ritual of back to school shopping can be a real problem.

07/31/2014

(credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

A Long Christmas List But Short On Cash

Christmas is about two weeks away. And if money is tight you may be thinking it’s not going to happen at your house.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/09/2013

Someone stole Thanksgiving donations from the food pantry at St. Anthony of Padua Church in New Bedford. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Thanksgiving Donations Stolen From New Bedford Food Pantry

A food pantry in New Bedford was robbed just as it had finished storing food for Thanksgiving.

11/24/2013

(Photo credit: iStockphoto)

Lynn Food Pantry Aims To Collect 500 Turkeys For Thanksgiving

he North Shore’s largest food pantry is collecting donated turkeys ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

11/21/2013

Red Cross food pantry in Boston. (WBZ-TV photo)

Food Pantries Prepare For Increased Demand

The nearly 47-million Americans who rely on food stamps are now dealing with cuts. The 2009 stimulus program that boosted benefits is now over.

11/01/2013

Pearl Street Cupboard and Cafe in Framingham

Demand Grows At Framingham Food Pantry

Requests are up 400 percent at the Pearl Street Cupboard and Cafe in Framingham.

11/19/2012

Empty shelf in Framingham food pantry.

Families In Need Find Empty Shelves At Local Food Pantries

Local food pantries are feeling the summertime pinch, with people away on vacation and donations dropping off dramatically.

08/01/2012

(CBS)

In Tough Times, Students Rely On School Food Pantry

It’s a staggering number – 50% of students in some Cape Cod schools are struggling when it comes to getting enough food to eat.

12/23/2010

Photo: CBS

Recession Takes Toll On Local Charities

Reports say that while donations are up from last year, they still lag behind pre-recession levels, even as charities statewide deal with a record number of appeals.

11/17/2010

(CBS)

Mass. Food Pantries, Recipients Struggling

As the holiday season approaches, food banks say they need help feeding those in need.

11/15/2010

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