Vote to Help Pennies Earn a Portion of $20,000

June 10, 2014

Pennies for Poverty has been nominate to receive a portion of $20,000 to be donated by Provident Bank. Your vote and the votes of friends and colleagues, determine how large a portion Pennies will receive. Funds we receive from your vote will be used to address urgent needs at local anti-poverty organizations, increase poverty awareness […]

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November Food Drive at Shaws Set for Nov 14, 15, 16

June 10, 2014

Mark your calendar for the November 14, 15, and 16 food drive at Shaws Supermaket in Port Plaza, Newburyport. We’ll need volunteers and lots of shoppers willing to buy some extra food so others won’t go hungry. Volunteers please email pennies@penniesforpoverty.org to offer you help.

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May Food Drive Yields Over $3000 in Food

June 10, 2014

Thanks to the generous citizens of the Greater Newburyport Community who donated to help feed the hungry in our area. The May food drive at Shaws Supermaket in Port Plaza yielded over $3000 in food that was delivered to the Salvation Army and Community Service in Newburyport; Our Neighbor’s Table and Community Action in Amesbury; […]

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Homelessness to be Topic at May 7 Local Poverty Matters Discussion

March 31, 2014

Join us for the third in a free discussion series on poverty in the Greater Newburyport area. On Wednesday evening, May 7, Ed Cameron, who has been working on homelessness issues for more than 25 years, will speak about housing and homelessness in Greater Newburyport. Ed Cameron, a Newburyport City Councilor, is Associate Executive Director […]

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