Category Archives: fundraising

The Backpack Program is Saved!

Back in early December, we had a bit of a scare. Governor Baker, as part of his 9C budget cuts, slashed $110,000 of state funding for the Cambridge Weekend Backpack Program. This was 100% of the funding we had been … Continue reading

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Empty Bowls: menu preview + radio spot

Hard to believe that our Empty Bowls benefit is only two days away! Tickets are still available…do you have yours? What’s on the menu? We have an amazing array of soups, including options for vegetarians, vegans, and omnivores, as well as dairy-free … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Didriks & Local Root

Click to hear from Jonathan Henke, Sasha Purpura, Marc McGovern, and other Food Rescue fans at our Didriks benefit kickoff! Wine glasses clink. Mushroom tartlets are snapped up and savored. Beautiful housewares are on display, and warm conversation fills the room. It’s a Thursday … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Chandra Cantor & Borealis Community Yoga

We’d like to give a shoutout to Chandra Cantor and the team over at Borealis Community Yoga who recently hosted a community yoga class to benefit Food For Free, raising over $1400 and helped spread awareness about food access, food insecurity, and food rescue … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Ways to Give

Do you relish the year-end giving season? Is charitable giving part of how you celebrate, a way to bring your family together around what you value? Or, is supporting your favorite charities yet one more thing to get done before … Continue reading

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Why I Ride (meet our Ride for Food team!)

With less than a month to go until The Ride For Food (coming up on September 20!), we’d like to you to meet just a few of our inspiring riders as they share why they ride: 10 miles: FIRST TIMER “I didn’t learn to ride … Continue reading

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Marketing whiz? Planned giving guru? We need your help!

Food For Free is seeking the professional services of both a marketing consultant and a development consultant to help us bring our messaging and our donor cultivation up to a higher level of professionalism. Can you help us out? Click … Continue reading

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Top 5 posts of 2014

As we bid goodbye to 2014, and welcome 2015, here’s a roundup of our most popular blog posts of the year, as well as a few of our favorites: 1. Our post advertising our new Operations Director position (Now hiring … Continue reading

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What’s going on around here? (Fall 2014 edition)

We’ve been busy this summer and fall! What have we been up to? We: Added 20 new recipient agencies since January. We’re up to 107 agencies served!   Expanded service into high-need towns and neighborhoods. We are now serving several new cities and neighborhoods: Malden, … Continue reading

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Hurrah for this year’s Ride for Food team!

Hurrah for this year’s team of amazing bike riders, who helped us raise over $20,000 for Produce Rescue! Click below for some great pictures of our team:   Post by Food For Free.

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