Monday, February 25, 2013
Eby and others will be honored by the Medfield Foundation at a reception on March 10.
The following press release was submitted by the Medfield Foundation. The Medfield Foundation proudly recognizes Beth Eby as its 2013 Volunteer of the Year for her “unfailingly diligent and tireless advocacy for the clients” of the Medfield Food Cupboard (MFC). “Beth devotes endless, days, nights and weekends working tirelessly to ensure that the MFC clients are well taken care of, both physically and emotionally,” say Medfield Foundation representatives. Beth Eby began volunteering at the inception of the MFC in 1992 and has been President of the MFC for the last 15 years. She is the central organizer and contact for the MFC's board of directors, its 75 volunteers, as well as its many community partners, partnerships she mainly created…
Monday, February 4, 2013
MHS team collecting food to benefit Medfield Food Cupboard. Arrangements can be made for pick-up or drop-off, if you can't attend the drive.
The Medfield Boys Varsity Hockey Team will be hosting a food drive to benefit the Medfield Food Cupboard on Sunday, Feb. 17 from noon to 4 p.m. at Roche Bros in Millis. Not available that day? Simply e-mail Tim Haggerty at Timhaggerty20@gmail.com to make arrangements for donations to be picked up or dropped off.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The Medfield Food Cupboard held its annual Thanksgiving distribution this past week.
With the help of the Medfield Food Cupboard, 36 families will have a full table this Thanksgiving. The food cupboard depends on the generosity of individuals and groups in Medfield and neighboring communities in order to feed the families that depend on its service. Local families were able to fill their bags with those items as well as donations of fresh potatoes, onions, carrots and garlic donated by the Wheelock School Victory Garden; homemade breads donated by the Medfield Neighborhood Brigade; five cases of water donated by the First Baptist Church; sugar pumpkins donated by Lovells Flowers and Nursery; and turkey donated by Armand P. P. Janjigian, CEO of the Kingsbury Club. "It truly takes the entire community" said Beth Eby, …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Students at Blake Middle School brought in food on Sept. 11.
As part of a lesson on community, many students at Blake Middle School brought in donations for the Medfield Food Cupboard on Sept. 11. In addition to wearing red, white and blue to school on Tuesday, students and staff donated hundreds of food items for the food pantry. Blake's Dean of Students Kelly Campbell said the school started this particular food drive last year. "Last year, in honor of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, as well as our school theme for the year - "community" - that Blake did a one-day food drive. Donations flooded the guidance office. It was so successful because of our generous community, we thought it was a meaningful and appropriate way to honor the national day of service and remembrance." For a number of years, …