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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Volunteer Directory Published by Pennies for Poverty

March 31, 2014

Pennies for Poverty just published an updated directory of volunteer opportunities in the Greater Newburyport Area. The directory lists 40 organizations — from community service to cultural and environmental organizations — that rely on volunteers and actively seek volunteer support. You can find the directory on the Pennies website or request a copy by emailing […]

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Thank you to Area Businesses

March 31, 2014

Last week’s Flatbread Pizza fundraiser was a great success in part due to the generosity of local businesses that donated raffle prizes. Our thanks go out to the following businesses who so generously supported Pennies for Poverty: Gourmet Any Day on Friend St. in Amesbury Toy Soldier on Main St in Amesbury Loretta’s Restaurant in […]

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