The Pantry benefits from a generous and supportive community throughout the year through special events, food drives, and fundraisers. Please follow us on social media to stay informed about details, including volunteer opportunities at events and registration information.

Join us for the annual Franklin Turkey Trot, a 5K family fun run, on Thanksgiving morning. Run, walk or wobble!


When: Thursday, November 23, 2023, at 8 am
Where: 91 Jordan Road, Franklin, Massachusetts
Fee: Early-bird registration is $20 until October 18, $25 after October 18, $100 family cap
Please note: Food donations are no longer accepted as race payment.

Thank You Platinum Sponsors

Thank You Gold Sponsors

Thank You Silver Sponsors

Baur Family

Emmons St LLC

Sabolinski Family

Thank You Door Prize Sponsors

Thank You Friends

Bergen Family
Bradosky Family
Campbell Family
Chestnut Dental
DRR Contracting
Donahue Family
Fitzgerald Family
Franklin Interfaith Council
Johnson Family
Lobo Family
Normandin Family
O’Neill Family
Pool Pals
Powderly Family
Schmitt Family
Shimer/Shanks/Tait Families
Sompally Family
Van Roon Chiropractic
Wicked Fitness Franklin
Whitmore Family
Zicherman Family

Join the Franklin Food Elves to raise funds for the Franklin Food Pantry! Your participation helps ensure that our neighbors have a brighter holiday season! All funds raised will purchase fresh produce, a variety of proteins, groceries, personal care items, and household cleaning products.

In 2022, more than 240 middle, high school, and college students raised more than $93,000 for The Pantry through the Food Elves Campaign! Our wonderful Food Elves solicited funds in their neighborhoods and through crowdfunding to give their neighbors some holiday cheer.

The deadline to register as an in-person Food Elf is November 8, 2023.
The deadline to register as an online Food Elf is November 30, 2023.