Food Drive Planned for Nov 14, 15, and 16 at Shaws in Port Plaza

August 20, 2014

Our annual fall food drive at Shaws will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 14, 15, and 16. Please plan to shop at Shaws that weekend and buy a bag of food for local food pantries. Also, let us know if you can help out by staffing a Pennies for Poverty table outside […]

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Silent Auction Set for November 1 During Concert — Help Needed

August 20, 2014

Pennies for Poverty is organizing a silent auction to take place during the November 1 concert headlined by Liz Frame and the Kickers. We are seeking donations  of sports tickets and vacation rentals. We also need help with planning and running the auction. Have a specific need for people with expertise in presenting bundles of […]

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Poverty Awareness Discussion Group Begins Again on October 1

August 20, 2014

The well-attended Poverty Awareness Discussion Group, which began last winter, will start its fall session on Wednesday, October 1, from 7-8 pm at the Unitarian Church on Pleasant Street in Newburyport. Deb Smith of Pettengill House will speak about poverty in the local school system. There will be time for discussion after her presentation. Following […]

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Michael’s Harborside Fundraiser for Pennies – Sept 22 for Dinner

August 18, 2014

Join friends and neighbors for dinner at Michael’s Harborside on Monday evening, September 22nd. Eat inside in the main dining room and Michael’s will donate 10% of the price of your dinner (excluding alcohol) to Pennies for Poverty. It’s easy. It’s a fun evening out. It’s for a good cause. Make plans now to meet […]

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