Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Are you helping the Franklin Food Pantry this weekend?

Don't miss our first benefit THIS SATURDAY, November 13th at 3 restaurant, thanks to Rich Brachold and Bigelow Station. Tickets are $25/person and can be purchased at Village Ski or by calling the Franklin Food Pantry by this Wednesday (11/10/10).

We have 25 tickets left, first come first serve. A fun night of appetizers, drinks and great music begins at 7pm. The band, Bigelow Station, will begin playing at 8:00pm. Tickets will include a chance to win a mid-week ski or "get-a-way" vacation at Sugarloaf in Maine. We request ticket holders bring a food item on the listing below. Call a few friends and join us this Saturday night at 3.

If you cannot join us on Saturday, please consider purchasing a ticket to benefit the Franklin Food Pantry and we will enter ticket in our raffle. We would love our first event to be sold out!


The Franklin Food Pantry is pleased to be one of the charitable organizations to benefit from the ‘Legacy of Giving’ being held at Legacy Place in Dedham, MA on Sunday November 14th.

The ‘Legacy of Giving’ is an evening of shopping in support of local charities, offering exclusive savings, prize giveaways, entertainment & more. Guests will enjoy one-time special offers in a festive atmosphere at participating businesses, including discounts up to 25%. The event will run from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

You can support the Franklin Food Pantry by purchasing a $10 bracelet and receive amazing one-time savings on your holiday shopping. 100% of the bracelet price will go to support the Franklin Food Pantry. If you wish to purchase a bracelet(s) please contact Maureen Roy at 508-528-5170.



Up to 26% of each and every purchase benefits the Franklin Food Pantry, and donation rates vary by store. Donation rates are clearly listed within the iGive Mall. When you shop, every penny of the advertised donation goes directly to the Franklin Food Pantry. No administrative costs, fees, no mark-ups. We promise, you’ll never pay more to shop through iGive.

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Please forward to any friends or family who may be interested,

The updated holiday needs listing:

Food Pantry Holiday Needs 2010 11

Franklin, MA


  1. Thank you for your work with the food pantry! I dropped off some groceries there this weekend for the first time. And now that I know where it is, I plan to make a habit of it. Cheers!

  2. Michelle, thank you for your contributions. They are very much appreciated.

    We'll be spreading the news about the good work the Pantry is doing, and even holding an open house during the Holiday Stroll on Dec 2. Stay tuned for more good stuff on the Food Pantry!