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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Pennies for Poverty Fundraiser at Flatbread Pizza on March 25

March 11, 2014

Join friends of Pennies for Poverty on Tuesday evening, March 25th, at Flatbread Pizza Company in Amesbury between 5 and 9 pm. Purchase any pizza to eat in or take out and Flatbreads will donate a portion of that purchase to Pennies. In addition you can purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win great […]

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Poverty Matters Series Continues in April and May

March 11, 2014

How much poverty does Greater Newburyport really have? How many schoolchildren here go to school hungry or with inadequate clothing? How many people have lost their homes? And what can we, realistically, do about it? Seventy five people gathered on March 5 to discuss these issues in a session led by Ingrid Cyros, Executive Director […]

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