Summer Street School held food drive to benefit Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry.
Thursday, March 28
Summer Street School Fourth Grade Student Council ran a food drive for the local Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry. The students collected non-perishable items along with paper products. In total they filled five grocery baskets for the food pantry. Congratulations on a job well done! Editor's Note: Check out this video that was created by Wakefield Cable Access TV and the Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry to help mark that organization's 30th anniversary.
Neighboring food pantries share how you can serve -- or be served -- this holiday season.
The Blessing Room, Calvary Christian Church, 47 Grove St., Lynnfield: The Blessing Room currently serves about 50 people in need with non-perishables, diapers as well as gently used and new clothing. Many recipients are unemployed, disabled, elderly, or unable to work. To donate, write a check to Calvary Christian Church c/o the Blessing Room; drop off food in the drop-off baskets; organizations, such as Mission of Deeds, can help out, or if a ministry interview has already been completed with Executive Pastor Jamie E. Booth, of Peabody, become a volunteer. Clothes must be in good condition, and food can't be expired. According to Associate Pastor Charles Rukwaro, overseer of the ministry, of Peabody, last year, the church gave out 100 …