Fill The Pantry Walk 2017

A Walk For Westfield • Sunday, October 22, 2017
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Help Hunger Neighbors In Need

About 1,200 people served monthly, 51% of our clients are children and 14% of our clients are elderly.
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Volunteers are vital to the successful operation of the Westfield Food Pantry.
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Upcoming Events

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Fall Craft Fair
The Episcopal Church of Atonement, 36 Court Street, Westfield Ma.
9/30/2017 10:00 AM
Fill The Pantry Walk 2017
St. John’s Lutheran Church - 60 Broad Street Westfield, MA 01085
10/22/2017 12:00 PM
We offer so much more than just food assistance!

Westfield Food Pantry, Food Distribution

Provides groceries to Westfield residents in need. About 1,200 people served monthly.

Virtual Gateway Access Point

Provides clients the ability to apply for SNAP, WIC and Veteran’s Affairs referrals without going to Springfield or Holyoke. About 5-10 households make appointments per month.

Book Buddies Program

Collaboration with the Westfield Community Partnership for Children. The Book Buddies program delivers books weekly to children ages newborn to 10.  The program has no income requirements and is free.  About 40 children were enrolled in FY 2013.

WSU Community Garden

Maintain a garden plot at the college to provide fresh produce throughout the growing season. Produce provided to clients.

Westfield High School Athletic Food Program

Provides after-school snacks to student athletes via the Athletic Director. About 50 kids are helped each sports season.

Greater Westfield & Western Hampden County Medical Reserve Corps

Member, committed to providing emergency food as needed in a disaster in cooperation with Ed Mello of the GW&WHCMRC. 

Quarterly Diaper Drop

Provide a day of baby item “shopping” at the Food Pantry for our clients, focusing on diapers and related baby care items.

Westfield Public School Pantries

Collaborate on providing food to families in need within the Westfield Public School district.

WHAT WE've Been Up To

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Summer Needs Program for Homeless Teens

This spring we collaborated with Kyle Hughes, Melissa Cahalan, and Stefan Czaporowski to address unmet basic needs of Westfield High and Technical Academy students.

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Returning the Favor - A Food Pantry Success Story

Previous client now able to donate back to the Pantry.

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Strawberry Festival 2016

An excellent Strawberry Festival – thanks to the dedication and hard work by many.

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive 2017

Thank you to the letter carriers and other volunteers who helped with this event.

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