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Donate Food

The pantry relies on food and personal care donations from the community to supplement the food we purchase from the Greater Boston Food Bank. Help us keep our shelves stocked by donating our most-needed items, which include:

  • pasta or rice side dishes like Knorr, Rice Roni or Near East

  • hearty ready to eat soups like Progresso, Campbell's or Healthy Choice

  • heat and serve meals such as beef stew or chili in cans or pouches

  • toilet paper

  • sugar

  • condiments and salad dressings

  • coffee & tea products

We accept food donations every Thursday from 9:30 am -1 pm. If you are not able to drop off at that time, please contact us at or call 978-358-1077 to arrange another time.

You can also use our Amazon Wish List to purchase needed items and they will be shipped to us.

Fundraiser at Loretta

The second Wednesday of every month, from 5:00 pm on, diners can enjoy Loretta’s delicious offerings—whether in the restaurant or as take-out—and a portion of the meal price will go to the Newbury Pantry. We encourage you to make a reservation in advance. Loretta Restaurant is located at 15 Pleasant Street, Newburyport. 978-463-0000.  Many thanks to Loretta owner Ted Epstein for his support.

Donate Money

Donations help us to purchase food from the Greater Boston Food Bank and local stores when critical items like eggs or milk are not otherwise available. We have no paid staff and few operating expenses.

You can support the Newbury Food Pantry by donating online using Paypal or a credit card or by mailing a check.

Donate Online

You can donate online using your PayPal account or credit card.

Mail a Donation

If you would prefer to use a check to make your donation, please make it payable to First Parish Newbury Food Pantry. Write “Food Pantry” in the memo line and mail it to:

First Parish Newbury Food Pantry

20 High Road

Newbury, MA 01951

Hat Sales Fundraiser
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Local teen, Chris Brown, created this line of hats to spread awareness about hunger in our community. 100% of the profits go to local pantries.

The EAT Collection of trucker hats and canvas caps features 5 different patch designs. All 16 styles are available at

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