Month: February 2013

“pledges are still arriving”

Milford Daily News reporter Matt Tota talked with Erin Lynch, Food Pantry Development Director to get a recap of the recent phone-a-thon: This weekend’s fundraising effort had more than 35 chipper volunteers staffing 15 phones at Dean College’s calling center. Working in shifts, they tackled a list of 3,500 households, calling 90 percent of them,… Read more »

“the giving season spans the entire year”

Franklin Phone-A-Thon to raise money for pantry by Matt Tota/Daily News staff Losing a day to the Blizzard of 2013 has not deterred the more than 30 volunteers for today’s Franklin Food Pantry Phone-A-Thon from endeavoring to beat last year’s fundraising total. Those staffing the phones have a list of more than 3,000 residents to call.… Read more »

Phone-a-thon Feb 16th

Food Pantry Phone-a-thon sign on the triangle before the storm The snow storm, blizzard Nemo, buried the opportunity to make phone calls last weekend. Hopefully, the weather will cooperate for this Saturday.  Volunteers are still needed. You can contact Bob Hamilton via email at or call the Food Pantry 508-528-3115 and use option 5… Read more »

Food Pantry Phone-a-thon Saturday February 9th – Cancellation Notice

To Our Volunteers, Due to the snow storm we are canceling Saturday’s event.  I am still looking for volunteers for the following Saturday,  primarily in the 12-4 time range.  If you are interested, please contact me at or by calling the Pantry at 508-528-3115 and using option 5 on the voicemail.  I do appreciate your effort to… Read more »

Calling for the Pantry!

Volunteers for the Franklin Food Pantry will be calling residents of Franklin, MA as part of a fundraising effort during specific time periods on Saturday, Feb 9, 2013. The volunteers will be using the phone bank at Dean College to call residents.  The volunteers will announce that this is the 3rd annual phone call fundraising… Read more »