Category: dean college

“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 »

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 »

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 »

Hunger Banquet – November 13, 7:00 PM

Losing power seems to be a random event. Your residence loses power and folks on the next block still have power. Frustrating? You bet. During the recent storms, you can drive around Franklin and see houses with lights and power, and then rows of houses in the dark. Hunger can be like that too. It… Read more »