“They work hard, but can’t protect their families from hunger”

How come the Franklin Food Pantry is busy?

“The poverty rate in Massachusetts is the highest it’s been since 1960. The inflation-adjusted wages of the lowest-paid workers haven’t budged in decades. Income inequality in the state has become greater than in the nation as a whole.” – The Boston Globe, November 2014

screen grab of Project Bread annual report 2014
screen grab of Project Bread annual report 2014



The Project Bread annual report gets into additional details. You can read the full report on the Project Bread webpage
http://www.projectbread.org/get-the-facts/reports-and-studies/2014-status-report-on-hunger.pdf

Food and non-food donations can be placed in the bin by the Food Pantry front door at 43 West Central St. Please be mindful of what you leave given the weather conditions. 

Financial contributions can be mailed to Franklin Food Pantry, PO Box 116, Franklin, MA  02038 or made securely through our webpage:  

donate securely here
donate securely here