Month: December 2013

“Food is just the most salient evidence of need”

Project Bread released their report on “Our 2013 Status of Hunger in Massachusetts”. The report outlines the hunger issue as affecting a diverse set of the population. With the economy still struggling to return to full employment, this situation will not go away soon. “The structure of the economy has fundamentally changed and the income… Read more »

Franklin Food Elves Campaign Update

The Franklin Food Elves “12 Days of Donating” will be ending this week. Franklin Downtown Partnership Thank you to everyone who participated.  The Food Elves collected a Record 6,750 pounds of donations this year so far.  This is 2,550 pounds more than last year! The Food Elves are hoping to add another 100 pounds to the total by… Read more »

Whoopie for You on Friday

Note: This gathering will be held at the Murphy Business Office at 15 East Central St. Help for the Food Pantry… Whoopie for You! Want to knock off early on Friday, December 13th? We’re wrapping up two weeks of collecting for the Franklin Food Pantry that day and will be serving up whoopie pies from… Read more »

#GivingTuesday to help the Food Pantry provide everyday

Thanksgiving and the other end of year holidays bring many folks around a dinner table to enjoy a good meal with the family and friends. While the awareness of hunger is heightened during this time of year, the reality is such that hunger is a year round problem. The Franklin Food Pantry looks for ways… Read more »

Patriots Raffle Winner

Hello Everyone – we have a winner!    Yumi Jones of Medfield, ticket #259.  Winning ticket was sold by Jenn Parrella one of our volunteers who serves on the communications committee and also volunteers regularly helping the clients downstairs. Jenn, we hope you get to go to the game!!!   THANK YOU to everyone for the… Read more »