Your Online Vote for Pennies from April 1 to April 30 = More Fresh Fruit, Vegetables and Fish for Neighbors in Need

March 24, 2015

Pennies for Poverty has been selected to participate in The Provident Bank’s annual OUR COMMUNITY, YOUR E-VOTE campaign, which lets the community decide how to allocate $20,000 set aside for non-profit organizations. Help us provide more fresh fruits, vegetables and fish to neighbors in need in Newburyport and surrounding towns. The voting process is entirely […]

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Local Poverty Matters Addresses Housing…Mayor Holaday to Speak

March 22, 2015

Newburyport Mayor Donna Holaday will be the guest speaker at the next Local Poverty Matters Discussion Group on Wednesday April 1. Her topic will be “Newburyport’s Efforts to Increase our Low Income and Affordable Housing Numbers.” • What steps are in process by the City to ensure a diverse community? • How can our organization […]

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Local Poverty Matters to Focus on Emergency Assistance

February 9, 2015

This free discussion group on poverty in the Greater Newburyport area will meet on Wednesday evening, March 4, from 7-8 pm in the basement classroom of the First Religious Society Church (26 Pleasant Street). The topic in March is the “Family Stabilization and Emergency Assistance Program” established by Pettengill House and funded, in part, by […]

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Local Poverty Matters to Highlight Promising Approaches to Ending Poverty

December 22, 2014

“Promising Approaches to Ending Poverty” will be the topic at the next Local Poverty Matters session on Wednesday, January 7 from 7-8 PM at the First Religious Society, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport. The speakers will be John Cuneo, Executive Directorof Community Action, Inc., and Bob Gould, the Director of Community Action in Amesbury. Community Action […]

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