Posted on January 20, 2020
Deerfield Academy students joined the Brown Bag Brigade.
Posted on January 9, 2020
We bid farewell to our current Executive Director, as we commence our search for her successor.
Posted on November 23, 2019
Thank you to Cristen of Aliber’s Bridal which presented the Orange Pantry with 12 turkeys for distribution today! Cristen donated one turkey for each bridal gown purchased at her Greenfield shop in November. Thanks to Cristen and to all the couples planning weddings!
Posted on November 21, 2019
#GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement that’s unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. The hashtag and movement comes on the heels of other online shopping trends such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday. At the FCCMP’s meal sites and pantries, costs are […]
Posted on November 4, 2019
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2370234013217531/ Join the Franklin County Community Meals Program’s Empty Bowls event at The People’s Pint on Thursday, November 7 from 5 – 8 pm. Come to The People’s Pint for a meal and have a brownie sundae to support FCCMP‘s meals sites and food pantries – $25 for […]
Posted on November 1, 2019
Monday, November 4th is Free Soup and Game Night at Hope & Olive, hosted by Hope & Olive with all proceeds going to the Franklin County Diaper Bank. Please come join us to eat, play, and support a wonderful cause. Please see our flier below for details.
Posted on October 22, 2019
Congressman Jim McGovern’s Annual Auction donation of a private tour of the US Capitol was fulfilled today for FCCMP director Andrea Leibson, pictured here with her husband and a friend. The Congressman was incredibly generous with his time and showed behind the scenes rarely seen in tours of the Capitol. […]
Posted on October 17, 2019
Employees of Yankee Candle from across the country gathered to do good deeds in western MA in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Micheal Kittredge’s first candle. 20 Yankee Candle employees made a delicious shepherds pie and apple crisp dinner to be served at tonight’s Greenfield meal. 5 Yankee Candle […]
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