Posted on April 8, 2020
In these hard times it is important to help each other. And FCCMP always has wonderful helpers. Thanks to Amanda for making us masks. Thanks to Vin who dropped off a Hannaford gift card and then repaired a broken bench at the Orange Pantry. Thanks to Representative Whipps for delivering […]
Posted on March 31, 2020
FCCMP relies on the generous donations of all our donors and patrons, in order to continue our mission of feeding our community, even in the face of a local – and global – pandemic. Giving Tuesday, the annual event that spotlights work like ours and appeals to the community to […]
Posted on March 22, 2020
Thanks to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Greenfield for offering us now the food they usually pack into brown bags as part of the Brown Bag Brigade. With everyone practicing social distancing, they wouldn’t be able to assemble and deliver the bags as they normally would. Now we can make […]
Posted on March 19, 2020
The Orange Food Pantry was open today and saw its usual amount of people. In spite of yucky weather and the Coronavirus, our crew of staff and volunteers rearranged the delivery of food by maintaining the necessary social distance. Cars drove up, intake was done with people through car windows […]
Posted on March 17, 2020
Many thanks to the good folks of 110 Grill on Russell Street in Hadley for helping distribute food.
Posted on March 13, 2020
Franklin County Community Meals Program is committed to our mission to work in partnership with the community to alleviate hunger even during the current coronavirus crisis.
Posted on February 26, 2020
Our annual Hope Against Hunger Auction is on May 11th, 2020. Save the date!
1 week 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
1 week ago
Thank you Fabrizia Spirits for keeping us safe during this time by turning your delicious products into hand sanitizers for organizations like FCCMP to use. We could not do what we do without the generosity of companies like yours. ... See MoreSee Less