Tag Archives: Family Meals

What we’re up to: Winter 2018 Edition

2017 By the Numbers In 2017, Food For Free: Rescued 1.8 million pounds of food Distributed 2 million pounds—that’s the equivalent of 1.6 million meals! Transported another 1.2 million pounds between the Greater Boston Food Bank and local food programs … Continue reading

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Bailey Reflects on her First Three Months with Family Meals

Hello! My name is Bailey Werner, and I have been serving as the Family Meals Program Coordinator since early September. As such, I spend most my time in the Christ Church kitchen in Harvard Square assembling and packaging single-serving, microwavable … Continue reading

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What’s We’re Up To: Autumn 2017 Edition

Programs We’ve shuffled our Home Delivery schedule a bit to make room for more clients. We expect to reach 150 clients over the next six months, but we need your help to do it. Food Rescue continues to grow. New … Continue reading

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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Family Meals turns donated, frozen prepared foods into individual heat-and-eat meals for people with limited access to cooking facilities. We supply meals to local K-12 schools, communities colleges, and various other programs that work with homeless people and those facing … Continue reading

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What We’re Up To: Spring 2017 Edition

People We’ve hired: Field of Greens Farmer Managers Theresa Strachila and Seth Terramane We’re hiring: an Auction Manager (a temporary position) We’re recruiting new members for the Board of Directors We’re looking for riders for the Ride for Food fundraiser … Continue reading

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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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Spotlight on: Somerville Family Learning Collaborative

Everyone at Food For Free is really pleased to be reaching more students and families with our Family Meals program this year. One of our newest distribution partners is the Somerville Family Learning Collaborative (SFLC). Family Meals Program Manager Fiona … Continue reading

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Meet Krissy and Fiona!

We’re overdue for an introductory post about Krissy Scommegna and Fiona Crimmins! Krissy’s been part-time with us for a year, and Fiona, a former volunteer, just joined us as a fulltime staff member in August. They’re fabulous people, so please enjoy … Continue reading

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Meet our new program: Family Meals!

Antoine Boucicaut at our Allston motel Family Meals distribution site “What do you like? Hamburger? Chicken and potato? It [will] make you smart and strong.” In the hallway of an Allston hotel where homeless families are being sheltered, Antoine Boucicaut … Continue reading

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What’s going on around here? (Spring 2016 edition)

New food donors: Google has joined us as a Prepared Foods partner, and we’re now picking up surplus meals from their Kendall Square office’s storied dining area. Chipotle in Central Square is now contributing surplus Prepared Foods. Trader Joe’s in Needham … Continue reading

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