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Cooks needed 11/1, 2/21 and 5/9

on Tue, 07/31/2018 - 03:04

This time of year we're lining up volunteers for the next season of Community Dinners, which starts in September. We still need cooking crews for November 1, February 21 and May 9. The cooking crew plans, shops for and prepares a free Thursday evening dinner. (We're happy to reimburse the food cost.) Time commitment on the day of is 2:00-6:00. A fun volunteer opportunity for companies, religious groups and families! For more information, please contact us here, email or leave a message at 781-275-7355.

New sign-up system for Panera pick ups

on Tue, 04/03/2018 - 00:08

Thanks to everyone who volunteered to help with the Wednesday evening pick ups of leftover baked goods at the Bedford Panera. We have a new sign-up system to help manage the schedule. If you would like to help with this volunteer opportunity (picking up from Panera Bread on Burlington Rd at 8:45 on Wednesday, and dropping the food off at the Bedford Food Pantry by early Thursday afternoon), thank you very much! Please follow these three easy steps to sign up:
1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on 
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on
3. Sign up! Choose your spots - will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy! 

Note: does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please use the Contact form on this website and we can sign you up manually. 

Pot washers wanted!

on Tue, 03/27/2018 - 19:53

Here's another of our occasional volunteer opportunities: we could use another person or two to help out with clean-up at the community dinners. Thursday evenings from 5:30-6:30, downstairs at Town Center (12 Mudge Way) in Bedford. If you know how to wash dishes, you're quallified. Anyone who's interested, please send us your contact info using the Contact tab, or leave us a message at 781-275-7355. Thanks!

Bedford Stop & Shop's Food for Friends campaign is a big help!

on Tue, 03/06/2018 - 23:19

So many thanks to the customers and associates of the Bedford Stop & Shop. We just received a check for over $1,900 from last fall's Food for Friends campaign. This is an important source of support for us, and we thank everyone who made it possible!

Volunteer opportunity alert!

on Mon, 02/19/2018 - 15:38

We're fortunate to get the leftover baked goods from Panera Bread on Rt. 62 in Bedford every Wednesday night. We just need someone to pick them up at 9pm and drop them off at the pantry between 1:00 and 3:00 on Thursday afternoons. Can you help? Use the Contact form here or leave a message at 781-275-7355 for more information.