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Food Pantry adapts to COVID-19

By James Kinneen

Hometown Weekly Reporter

With restaurants going to takeout only, grocery stores putting up shields of plastic to protect their employees from customers, and pharmacies placing tape on the ground to make sure people in line stand...

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Food Pantry appreciates community support

By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter The Wellesley Food Pantry is an important organization that serves the community members throughout the year. A few weeks ago, the food pantry held its biggest food drive of the year, which set them up well for Thanksgiving and the rest of the holiday season. “[The food drive] is our largest food intake...
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Scouting For Food drive coming soon

This Saturday, October 27, Wellesley’s Boy Scout Troops, Cub Scout Packs, Girl Scout Troops, and Venture Crew will be spreading out across Wellesley to place door hangers listing items for the Wellesley Food Pantry to provide to residents in need. The scouts are once again hoping that Wellesley residents will help re-stock the pantry with...
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Wellesley kids Scouting for Food

On Saturday, October 28, Wellesley’s Boy Scout, Girl Scout, Brownie and Daisy Troops, Cub Scout Packs and Venture Crew will be spreading out across Wellesley to place requests for the Wellesley Food Pantry for those in need at almost every residence in town. This year the residents will receive a door hanger with a list...
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Food Pantry rides for food

The Wellesley Food Pantry recently participated in this year’s Ride for Food. This year’s riders, who represented the largest number of WFP members to participate in a Ride for Food, had a beautiful day for the 10, 25 and 50-mile rides. Donations have topped $14,500, which is slightly behind last year's intake of about $19,000....
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Community Gardens sprout altruism in Wellesley

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By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent The Weston Road Community Gardens, part of the land popularly known as the North 40, is one of two community gardens in Wellesley that provide rental plots to residents. Administrated by the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) through a resident board, Wellesley residents approved by the board are assigned a...
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WSA sponsoring Sally Meding demonstration

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Sally Meding will share her creative process in a painting demonstration entitled “Realism through Abstraction.” This event is being sponsored by the Wellesley Society of Artists, Inc. (WSA) and will take place at the Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington Street, on Wednesday, September 27. A reception and WSA Fall show awards presentation will...
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Food Pantry issues summer reminder

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The Wellesley Food Pantry is asking people to remember to clean out their pantries and cupboards before going away this summer, especially for items that are close to their expiration dates. The Food Pantry relies on the community's generosity to support the needs of the 400+ Wellesley residents who utilize the pantry. Summer is...
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