Mark your calendar for Pennies for Poverty’s Oyster Fundraiser at Starboard Galley (55 Water Street, Newburyport) on Saturday, February 24 from 5:30 to 7 pm. This year’s focus is Shucking for Shelter, with funds raised to be used to support people struggling to pay for housing and utilities on our area.

This annual event brings together Pennies’ community of people who care. Stop by for an appetizer before you head out to dinner. Join with others to make a difference in our community.

Donations of $15 per person (including a plate of 3 oysters) will be accepted at the door. Additional oysters will be available for a small per-oyster price.

Come out on a cold February  night to enjoy time with friends and neighbors. Cash bar. Extra seating available upstairs this year.


Finding Solutions to Homeless on the Seacoast

January 13, 2018

A community meeting to address homelessness held last week in Newburyport drew more than 100 neighbors, officials, relief agencies and advocates, who came together to exchange information and lay the groundwork for tackling homelessness in our area. The energy in the room was apparent and the consensus of speakers was that action is needed now to create more sustainable […]

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Discuss Potential Solutions to Help the Homeless in Our Community

January 5, 2018

No Place to Go When It’s Cold: Finding Solutions for Homeless in Our Community Pennies for Poverty and the Justice Action Ministry of the First Religious Society (FRS) Unitarian Universalist will host a public meeting on January 10 to discuss the challenges and potential solutions for the homeless in our area. John Feehan, executive director of […]

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Music for Change Tickets on Sale Now online

August 1, 2017

Join friends and neighbors as Pennies for Poverty hosts its 5th Annual Music for Change, An Evening of Good Times and Good Tunes to Benefit our Neighbors in Need, on Saturday, November 4, at the Elks Lodge, 25 Low Street, Newburyport. The event features return engagements of EJ Ouellette and Crazy Maggy and Liz Frame and the […]

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