Posted on January 20, 2020
Deerfield Academy students joined the Brown Bag Brigade today. The entire 9th grade worked on issues around food insecurity in Western MA in observance of Martin Luther King day. 18 students and 2 faculty came to our Greenfield meal site to discuss local hunger and to pack bagged lunches for others.
3 days ago
The FC Hunger Task Force is organizing a Hunger Action Week this September in place of the Belly Bus! Read more to learn how you can get involved in supporting local food programs and take action to address systemic causes of hunger... ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
Come in out of the rain! Free hot meal at the Second Congregational Church till 5:45pm. ... See MoreSee Less
1 month ago
Sincere thank you to the Gardner Elks #1426 and the Massachusetts Elks Association for directing funds to our Orange Food Pantry program. What incredible support we have experienced from the community during these times! Experiences like this make our mission ring true; we work with the community to alleviate hungerDistrict Deputy Tim Landry of Gardner Lodge #1426 presents a check for $2,000 to Rachel Berggren, Executive Director of the Franklin County Meals Program. This donation was made possible with the help of a Spotlight Grant from the Elks National Foundation and will support the Orange Food Pantry in Orange, MA. These funds will help make sure those in need in the Greater Athol-Orange area have a way to provide food for their families, especially during this time of pandemic crisis. Elks Care, Elks Share! ... See MoreSee Less