FRESH BITE 5k 2017
Jun
17
9:30 am09:30

FRESH BITE 5k 2017

  • DCR Wompatuck State Park Visitor's Center

Ensuring nobody goes hungry is a necessity. Ensuring everyone has nutritious food to eat is our goal. Join the Weymouth Food Pantry on Saturday, June 17, at DCR Wompatuck State Park to walk or run the FRESH BITE 5k. The trail is USATF certified and the race is professionally timed. We'll begin at 9:30am. All ages are welcome and there is even a short, 1-mile Strawberry Stroll for those who would prefer the shorter distance. See you on the trail!

Get all the details on the event website: www.freshbite5k.org.


South Shore Showcase
Feb
26
12:00 pm12:00

South Shore Showcase

  • Weymouth Elks Hall

An annual community karaoke event, the South Shore Showcase isn't just great fun for all ages, but an extraordinary fundraiser for local nonprofits– including the Weymouth Food Pantry. Your $20 entry fee gets you hours of entertainment as well as a buffet lunch. Sign up in advance to sing or just come to watch and even dance!

Get your tickets here!

Community Soup Supper
Feb
23
5:00 pm17:00

Community Soup Supper

  • Old South Union Church's Fellowship Hall

In these divided times, how can we weave the caring community we all want to live in if we don't know our neighbors? Bring a spoon and a bowl, bring your family, bring a friend, bring an open heart, and drop in for a warm bowl of soup and lively conversations with friends new and old. 

#neighborlove 2017
Feb
1
Feb 14

#neighborlove 2017

  • Weymouth, MA

The #neighborlove project is an invitation to engage our neighbors with kindness in order to get to know them better because: how can we know a neighbor needs our help if we don't know them in the first place? Leading up to Valentine's Day, we'll offer daily inspirations for cultivating more kindness and connection on your block. Check our Facebook page for the posts. And-- Check out our News page for more background on this project. 

Polar Plunge for the Food Pantry!
Jan
1
11:00 am11:00

Polar Plunge for the Food Pantry!

  • George E. Lane Beach

Start the new year off right with a revitalizing polar plunge! All proceeds go to the Weymouth Food Pantry. Meet at George Lane Beach, take the plunge at noon, and then head over to Hajjar's for the after party. $15 donation for the event. Get all the details here

Holiday Meal Pick-Up
Dec
17
11:30 am11:30

Holiday Meal Pick-Up

  • Immaculate Conception Parish gymnasium

For those who have signed up by 2pm on Friday, December 16, you can pick up a holiday meal for your family that includes a ham, loads of fixings (stuffing, cranberry sauce, etc.), fresh vegetables (potatoes, carrots, onions, garlic, butternut squash), and a couple of sweet treats such as cupcakes or cookies from Cupcake Mojo. This distribution will happen RAIN OR SHINE. We'll have cabs available to take those who have come on foot home. See you there!

Thanksgiving Meal Pick-Up: Families of 1 or 2
Nov
23
9:00 am09:00

Thanksgiving Meal Pick-Up: Families of 1 or 2

  • Immaculate Conception Parish Gymnasium

If you've signed up to receive a Thanksgiving meal this year and your family includes 3 or more people, please come by to pick up your meal on this day. If you have a smaller family, your pick-up day is on Saturday, November 19, between 11:30am and 1:00pm. If you haven't signed up for a meal yet and could use some help this holiday, please call 781-331-7682 right away and leave a message if you don't reach someone. We will return your call ASAP!

Thanksgiving Meal Pick-ups: Families of 3 or More
Nov
19
11:30 am11:30

Thanksgiving Meal Pick-ups: Families of 3 or More

  • Immaculate Conception Parish

If you've signed up to receive a Thanksgiving meal this year and your family includes 3 or more people, please come by to pick up your meal on this day. If you have a smaller family, your pick-up day is on Wednesday, November 23, between 9am and 10:30am. If you haven't signed up for a meal yet and could use some help this holiday, please call 781-331-7682 right away and leave a message if you don't reach someone. We will return your call.

Rotary's Fall Food Drive
Oct
29
9:30 am09:30

Rotary's Fall Food Drive

  • Shaw's Weymouth

Join the Weymouth Rotary at Shaw's to shop and share: pick up your own groceries and throw a few things in the cart for the Food Pantry.

FREE Class: Learn to grow your own salad greens!
Sep
24
11:00 am11:00

FREE Class: Learn to grow your own salad greens!

Join Jon Belber of Holly Hill Farm, an organic teaching farm in Cohasset to learn how to easily grow your own salad greens in a pot. All materials provided. Participants can expect to go home with their own little garden in hand. RSVP for the program by calling 781.331.7682 and leave a message. Alternatively, you can RSVP via email to: info[at]weymouthfoodpantry.org. See you there!

Brady Memorial Charity Golf Outing
Sep
9
7:00 am07:00

Brady Memorial Charity Golf Outing

  • Ridder Farms

Brady Enterprises is reviving a 40-year tradition of hosting the Brady Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, September 9, 2016. We are also excited to announce that this special event will now be a fundraiser in support of 2 local and worthy charities: Weymouth Food Pantry and Good Sports. We hope you will join us for what is sure to be a memorable day as we give back to the community and enjoy some quality time with good friends and colleagues. Submit your completed registration no later than August 18.

Weymouth PizzaPalooza!
Aug
17
5:00 pm17:00

Weymouth PizzaPalooza!

  • Weymouth High School

Don't miss this fun, family-friendly event brought to you each year by the Weymouth Chamber of Commerce. Sample pizza from all over town and vote on your favorite slice. Tickets purchased at the door: $10 per person or $25 per family. Proceeds benefit the Weymouth Food Pantry.

2016 Fresh Bite 5k
Jun
18
9:00 am09:00

2016 Fresh Bite 5k

  • Wompatuck State Park Visitor's Center

Join us for our annual 5k run/walk event where we raise money to ensure that every family in Weymouth can have healthy, fresh food options as a part of their diet. In addition to the run/walk festivities, there'll also be food, face-painting, a stretch clinic, yoga, a raffle and more!

Get all the details at our event website: www.freshbite5k.org.

Farm to Family Program Launch
Jun
4
9:00 am09:00

Farm to Family Program Launch

  • Weymouth Farmer's Market at Legion Field

We invite all families who use the Food Pantry to come to the Farmer's Market at Legion Field where we will double your money (up to $20 per day) toward the purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables as well as dairy, meat, and honey. The program will run through October 15 and the grand opening day at the Market will have live music, a petting zoo, a fitness demonstration and more. 

FREE Tomato Container Gardening Workshops
May
19
6:30 pm18:30

FREE Tomato Container Gardening Workshops

  • Tufts Library

Come to one of our build-your-own-container-garden workshops and we'll set you up with all the information and supplies you need to grow tomatoes at home this summer for FREE using a bucket. 

Grand Opening: South Weymouth Pop-Up Pantry
Mar
19
10:00 am10:00

Grand Opening: South Weymouth Pop-Up Pantry

  • Old South Union Church

Old South Union Church of South Weymouth proudly hosts a new pop-up pantry site on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month beginning March 19. This is the Food Pantry's first pop-up pantry taking place on a weekend as well as the first in South Weymouth. All Weymouth residents in need food assistance are welcome. 

South Shore Showcase Karaoke Fundraiser
Feb
28
12:00 pm12:00

South Shore Showcase Karaoke Fundraiser

  • Weymouth Elks Hall

An annual community karaoke event, the South Shore Showcase isn't just great fun for all ages, but an extraordinary fundraiser for local nonprofits-- including the Weymouth Food Pantry. Your $20 entry fee gets you hours of entertainment as well as a buffet lunch. Sign up in advance to sing or just come to watch and even dance!

Purchase advance tickets at the Food Pantry's pop-up pantry on Tuesday or Thursday morning at the Immaculate Conception Parish gymnasium. Ask for Annmarie.

Get all the details at www.southshoreshowcase.com!

Southfield Winter Farmers Market *Fresh* Food Drive
Feb
6
Mar 19

Southfield Winter Farmers Market *Fresh* Food Drive

  • SouthField Winter Farmer's Market

Shop local this season at SouthField's Winter Farmers Market and help us with our very first Fresh Food Drive! Pick up groceries for yourself and toss a few extra items in your basket for the Food Pantry. Market begins Saturday, February 6th from 11-2 and runs every Saturday through March 19th. Market will be held indooors at SouthField's gymnasium, located at 495 Shea Memorial Drive. 

#thenewsouthfield #shopsouthfield

Boathouse Bistro: Dine for a Cause
Nov
11
11:00 am11:00

Boathouse Bistro: Dine for a Cause

  • Boathouse Bistro

Dine at Boathouse Bistro in Hingham on Veteran's Day and 10% of the proceeds will go to the Weymouth Food Pantry. Owned by a Weymouth resident and located in the Hingham Shipyard, the menu varies from Italian dishes, to oven-baked pizzas, to mouth-watering steaks. Dine for a cause and the proceeds will help the Food Pantry provide 1,100 holiday meals to local families in need. 

Rotary's Fall Food Drive at Shaw's
Oct
24
8:30 am08:30

Rotary's Fall Food Drive at Shaw's

  • Shaw's Weymouth

Stop on by Shaw's to do your grocery shopping and throw something extra in for your neighbors in need. Weymouth Rotary will be there to accept your donations. 

Fresh Bite 5k
Jun
20
8:30 am08:30

Fresh Bite 5k

  • DCR Wompatuck State Park

Let's exercise for a cause-- ending hunger in Weymouth! The whole family's welcome at the FRESH BITE 5K Run/Walk this year at 8:30am on June 20 at DCR Wompatuck State Park. Join us for a professionally-timed 5k you can run or walk, an energizing Zumba warm-up, great music, face-painting, and a shorter stroller and dog-friendly walking trail. Head to www.freshbite5k.org to register and get all the details. 

Weymouth Rotary Food Drive at Shaw's
Apr
11
9:00 am09:00

Weymouth Rotary Food Drive at Shaw's

  • Shaw's

The Weymouth Rotary is hosting a food drive at Shaw's on Middle Street. Come on down to get groceries for yourself and throw a couple of extra items in the bag for the Food Pantry. Here's a list of our current needs. 

Be the reason someone believes in the goodness of people. –Karen Salmansohn