January Local Poverty Matters to Address Poverty’s Impact on Maternal and Child Nutrition

November 21, 2015

Hope Davenport, who has directed the  Northern Essex WIC Program Director for Community Action, Inc. for 12 years will speak at the January 6th Local Poverty Matters Discussion Group at the First Religious Society Church in Newburyport.  She will speak about how the Women, Infant and Child (WIC) program impacts the health and well-being of […]

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Oyster Fest is Back!

November 16, 2015

Mark you calendar for the fifth annual Pennies for Poverty Oyster Fest at Starboard Galley on Saturday, January 30, from 5:30 to 7 pm. This event has earned a reputation as one of winter’s social highlights!  Donations accepted at the door. Oysters served as fast as they can be shucked. Come out on a cold […]

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Nourishing the North Shore to be topic for December Local Poverty Matters

November 16, 2015

The Local Poverty Matters Discussion Group will feature three speakers on the topic of Nourishing the North Shore on Wednesday December 2 at 7 pm in the basement classroom of the First Religious Society Church, 28 Pleasant St., Newburyport. Ellie Davis from the Greater Newburyport YWCA, Pam Palombo, Newburyport Public Health Nurse,  and Nancy Earls […]

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Thank you…it was a wonderful night

November 16, 2015

Thank you to all who attended our third annual Music for Change fundraiser on November 7th. Attendees enjoyed delicious food provided by 14 restaurants, music from three great bands and shopping galore with the 60+ item silent auction. There was a good feeling of community as we came together to raise money for those living […]

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