Month: January 2014

Franklin Food Elves Bring In Record Donations

The Franklin Food Elves’ 2013 “12 Days of Donating” campaign exceeded goals on all fronts, collecting more than 3 tons of goods and $6,700 to benefit the Franklin Food Pantry well into the new year. The 75 Food Elves, together with Franklin Downtown Partnership businesses, collected 7,357 pounds of non-perishable goods and $6,700 in the… Read more »

Information on the Vigil for the Monroe Family – Jan 17th 7:00 PM

Brigade Subject: Town Wide Vigil Friday Hello again, As some of you have asked and discussions have been had, there will be a town wide-community vigil on the Town Common at 7p.m. Friday the 17th. All are welcome to take part in supporting the Munroe Family. Thank you, Linda Gagnon, Cheryl Ferri and Karen… Read more »

Healthy eating out? There is an app for that!

Eating healthy with home cooked meals is one thing. Trying to eat healthy when eating out can be something quite challenging. Fortunately, there is an app for that. If you have a smart phone, you can use this new app to help make healthy choices. Launched in the early 1990s, Healthy Dining began as a… Read more »

Current needs

After processing the amazing amount of recent donations there are still some items that can help to fill some gaps in our supply: Healthy Future Shelves Gluten Free Dry spices and herbs Vinegar Olive or canola oil Nonfood shelves Hand soap or sanitizer Tissues Body wash Disinfecting cleaner Food shelves Canned pasta Cereal Snack foods… Read more »

Reminder: weather emergency closings

The Food Pantry will follow the lead set by the Town of Franklin during weather emergencies. If Town offices or the schools close for hazardous weather, the Pantry will also be closed. If you haven’t subscribed to the Town alerts, you can do so here