Category Archives: Operations

What We’re Up To: Winter 2017 Edition

It used to be that winter was a quieter season here at Food For Free. With Thanksgiving long gone and most farmers’ markets closed for the year, we used to spend winter quietly planning for the coming year, while continuing … Continue reading

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What’s going on around here? (Spring 2015 edition)

New food donor! We now collect fresh, healthy prepared foods from MIT’s Masseeh Dining Hall every week. 6 new food recipient programs! We now provide food for: the K-Lo Market, a new school-based pantry we co-founded in Cambridge the food pantry and the Senior … Continue reading

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Keeping the Food Moving

We’re all struggling to deal with the endless snow. Many of us have cars to dig out, or we rely on the MBTA to get to work, or we have to struggle up and down snow banks as we make … Continue reading

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What’s going on around here? (Winter 2015 edition)

Since our last update, we’ve been busy. What are we up to? Thanking you! In case you ever wonder whether your end-of-year donation makes a difference……this year’s holiday/year-end donors gave a whopping 15% of our annual budget, with 350 donors contributing a remarkable $88,000 through donations large and … 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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Welcome, Santana!

We are pleased to welcome our newest member to the Food For Free Family: our newest driver, José Santana, joined the team in October…and just in time! Earlier that month, Food For Free purchased our third vehicle. With a growing … Continue reading

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We’re expanding our board!

We have an exciting announcement: Food For Free is currently seeking to expand our board so that we can further our mission while building on our values and strengths. We’ve invited Frank Rizzo, of FocalPoint Coaching New England to give you an … Continue reading

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Welcome, Kelly!

In the year since I joined Food For Free as Executive Director, we’ve done a lot of to improve, expand, and plan for the future of Food For Free. Today, I am so excited to welcome a new team member who will … Continue reading

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Now hiring an Operations Director!

Edited June 4, 2014: This position is now filled. To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter–describing your interest in this position and why you believe you would be a good fit–to director@foodforfree.org. Include “Operations Director” … Continue reading

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

We are always looking to improve our systems and programs in order to do more. In the last few months, we have: Expanded Home Delivery: Possibly the most exciting change this winter is the expansion of our Home Delivery program, which … Continue reading

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