Less than Enough: Poverty in Greater Newburyport

May 20, 2019

Continuing its Invisible Neighbors Series, Pennies for Poverty will hold a community meeting on Wednesday, May 22nd, to build a better understanding of poverty in greater Newburyport. Starting at 7:00 pm, the meeting at Central Congregational Church (14 Titcomb Street, Newburyport) will explore the human stories behind local poverty and provide insight into the challenges […]

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I’m Hungry in Greater Newburyport

March 25, 2019

Less than Enough: Poverty in Greater Newburyport Wednesday, May 22, at 7:00 p.m. Central Congregational Church 14 Titcomb Street, Newburyport   Continuing its Invisible Neighbors Series, Pennies for Poverty will hold a community meeting on Wednesday, May 22nd, featuring the work of Pettengill House to remedy the personal risks of not having enough and poverty’s […]

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Music for Change Fundraiser Featuring The Chicken Slacks on Nov 3

August 7, 2018

Don’t miss The Chicken Slacks on stage, in a rare Newburyport performance, at Pennies for Poverty’s Music for Change fundraiser on November 3rd at the Elks Lodge in Newburyport. The Chicken Slacks, a popular 7-piece R&B band based in Boston, are known for energetic, non-stop music inspired by classic STAX, Motown, and Muscle Shoals recordings […]

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The Role of Citizen Advocacy in Addressing Housing Insecurity

August 7, 2018

Federal, state and local government officials make budget and policy decisions that help or hurt local efforts to address housing insecurity. Through their approval of program staffing and funds, they can help people avoid homelessness or move them out of insecure housing situations. How important is community support to that decision making? How does an […]

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