Growing Number Of Students Dealing With Hunger, Homelessness At State SchoolsAccording to a survey from 29 state college and university administrators submitted to the state Board of Higher Education, more than a thousand students at state colleges are dealing with food insecurity or homelessness.
Framingham Food Pantry Seeks Donations After Receiving Eviction NoticeSurvival is what a Framingham food pantry is facing, issued an eviction notice when it couldn’t afford a more than doubling of its monthly rent to remain at the location it’s been for five years.
Quincy Food Pantry Collecting Backpacks For Families In NeedFor families struggling to meet basic needs, the ritual of back to school shopping can be a real problem.
A Long Christmas List But Short On CashChristmas is about two weeks away. And if money is tight you may be thinking it’s not going to happen at your house.
Thanksgiving Donations Stolen From New Bedford Food PantryA food pantry in New Bedford was robbed just as it had finished storing food for Thanksgiving.
Lynn Food Pantry Aims To Collect 500 Turkeys For Thanksgivinghe North Shore’s largest food pantry is collecting donated turkeys ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Food Pantries Prepare For Increased DemandThe nearly 47-million Americans who rely on food stamps are now dealing with cuts. The 2009 stimulus program that boosted benefits is now over.
Demand Grows At Framingham Food Pantry Requests are up 400 percent at the Pearl Street Cupboard and Cafe in Framingham.
Families In Need Find Empty Shelves At Local Food PantriesLocal food pantries are feeling the summertime pinch, with people away on vacation and donations dropping off dramatically.
In Tough Times, Students Rely On School Food PantryIt's a staggering number – 50% of students in some Cape Cod schools are struggling when it comes to getting enough food to eat.
Recession Takes Toll On Local CharitiesReports 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.