Paint for Pantry Fundraiser

Thursday, December 5, 2019
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Become A Volunteer

Volunteers are vital to the successful operation of the Westfield Food Pantry.
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Help Hunger Neighbors In Need

About 1,200 people served monthly, 51% of our clients are children and 14% of our clients are elderly.
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Events

Paint For Pantry Fundraiser
Thursday, December 5, 2019

at

5:00 pm
Shortstop Bar and Grill, Westfield, MA
Join us to combat hunger in Westfield!
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Don't Drop the Ball On Hunger Fundraiser

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 12:00 PM

Holyoke Mall

Join us for $1 to play Plinko and be entered to win a Starbucks gift basket!

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The Mission of the Greater Westfield Emergency Food Pantry is to provide food to the needy people of the greater Westfield area. To foster self-sufficiency in individuals through encouragement, support and guidance and education, as well as identify and address the root causes of hunger in our community and strive to provide long-term solutions.

We offer so much more than just food assistance!

Westfield Food Pantry, Food Distribution

Provides groceries to Westfield residents in need. About 1,200 people served monthly.

Book Buddies Program

Collaboration with the Westfield Community Partnership for Children. The Book Buddies program delivers books weekly to children ages newborn to 10.  The program has no income requirements and is free.  About 40 children were enrolled in FY 2013.

WSU Community Garden

Maintain a garden plot at the college to provide fresh produce throughout the growing season. Produce provided to clients.

Westfield High School Athletic Food Program

Provides after-school snacks to student athletes via the Athletic Director. About 50 kids are helped each sports season.

Greater Westfield & Western Hampden County Medical Reserve Corps

Member, committed to providing emergency food as needed in a disaster in cooperation with Ed Mello of the GW&WHCMRC. 

Quarterly Diaper Drop

Provide a day of baby item “shopping” at the Food Pantry for our clients, focusing on diapers and related baby care items.

Westfield Public School Pantries

Collaborate on providing food to families in need within the Westfield Public School district.

WHAT WE've Been Up To

News

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Public Skate to Benefit the Westfield Food Pantry

Grab your skates! Amelia Park Arena will be hosting a public skate to benefit the Pantry on Sunday, November 17, 2019.

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Client Story: A Working Single Mother

A working single mother relies on the pantry to keep her children fed.

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Benefit Concert: Faure's Requiem

The Westfield Chamber Choir will present Gabriel Fauré's Requiem on Sunday November 3rd. The concert is free and a freewill donation will support the Pantry.

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Returning the Favor - A Food Pantry Success Story

Previous client now able to donate back to the Pantry.

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