Food Servings at the Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry & the Greater Boston Food Bank

Both the Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry and the Greater Boston Food Bank are hard at work serving the community.  Here are some recent numbers:
Servings at the Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry
  • 410: The # of households served since July
  • 380: The # of visits to the pantry each month
  • 16,000: Pounds of food distributed each month
  • 5: The # of days of food given when a client visits
  • 2: The # of times a client can visit each month

Servings at the Greater Boston Food Bank
  • 23: The % increase in requests for food assistance since 2005
  • 47: The % of people at risk for hunger in eastern Mass who earn too much to be eligible for government-provided emergency food assistance
  • 8: The % of eastern Mass who use a food pantry, soup kitchen or shelter
  • 33: The % of households who receive food assistance and have at least one child

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