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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A Fresh Approach to Ending Hunger — Topic of April 2 Poverty Matters

March 16, 2014

On Wednesday evening, April 2, Scott Richardson will kick off the second Poverty Matters Discussion Group. Scott is the Director of Research and Strategic Initiatives at Project Bread-Walk for Hunger, which is Massachusetts’ only statewide anti-hunger agency. He will discuss the extent and nature of hunger across Massachusetts and in the Seacoast Area. He will […]

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Food Drive at Shaws Supermarket to Benefit Local Food Pantries

March 11, 2014

On May 16, 17 and 18, Pennies for Poverty will team with Shaw’s in Port Plaza (Storey Avenue in Newburyport) to collect food and donations for area food pantries. From 8 am until 9 pm, each day, customers can purchase pre-packaged bags of food requested by local food pantries. Pick up the bag when you […]

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