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Groceries that Give
Outside of the local partnerships we’ve made with various food banks like MGH Food Pantry, Newton Food Pantry, Newton Public Schools, Hospitality Homes, Wellesley United Church, local Community Fridges, to name a few – –
We are taking it a step further.
We are proud to introduce Groceries that Give. Together with our local partners and producers, we will select one product and one local organization or cause each month. A portion of each sale of that item will be sent to that local organization or cause at the end of that month.
How will we choose the local organization or cause each month?
We feel it wouldn’t be a true community effort if it didn’t involve YOU. Going forward, each month we will choose a recipient based on YOUR suggestions, so please let us know which causes and organizations are close to your heart. Crowd-sourcing these local organizations and causes having the largest impact on the communities they serve is the best and most direct way to give back.
We look forward to learning more and sharing with you the incredible work happening right in our own backyard, and hope that this effort will introduce you some new organizations that are making an impact.
Local Organization Spotlight: January 2022
MISSION: St. Mary’s Center, a multi-service organization supporting women and families, believes shelter is not enough to erase the devastation of cyclical poverty and homelessness. Grounded in social justice, St. Mary’s empowers families to achieve emotional stability and economic independence through education, workforce development, and permanent housing.
VISION: St. Mary’s vision is to partner with women and families as they ascend to a more thriving and stable future. By understanding the root causes of their trauma and providing services they uniquely need, St. Mary’s joins with families in changing their personal trajectory and lead in influencing systemic change.
Local Product Spotlight:
NECM Kitchen Pre-Cut Fruits & Veggies
NECM Kitchen is our scratch kitchen where everything is small-batch homemade for home-delivery. Who doesn’t love freshly prepared, cut & chopped fruits and veggies? Try our prepared salads, yogurt parfaits, homemade chicken and tuna salads, and Meals like meatballs (don’t forget the fresh pasta!), chicken parm, lasagna, homemade marinara sauce, and more!
Past Organzations & Local Producers:
March 2021: Hospitality Homes and Lilly’s Fresh Pasta
April 2021: Hope & Comfort and Nutty Life
May 2021: Caritas Communities and Brewer’s Foods
June 2021: Newton Food Pantry and Sweet Tomatoes
July 2021: Project Giving Kids and Kinnealey Award Winning Back Bay burgers
August 2021: Victory Programs and NECM Kitchen Marinated Meat
September 2021: Elevate Youth and OMG! Bagels
October 2021: Boston Children’s Hospital League and Lilly’s Fresh Pasta
November-December 2021: Department of Children & Family Services
January 2022: St. Mary’s Center for Women & Children, NECM Kitchen Pre-Cut Fruits & Veggies