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    Team members from iBasis in Burlington Gobbled Up Hunger for 22 families in our community Thanksgiving 2013!
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    MVFB Board of Directors
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    Tyler Zeller from the Boston Celtics and some volunteers from TD Bank came to help with operation nourish and make a donation!
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    MCC Community Garden – Evan (MCC) with Debbie & Eileen
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    Team MVFB volunteers at Pig n’ Pepper Festival
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    Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union Volunteering for our Operation Nourish Program!
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    Our first Open House was a great success! Thank you Senator Donahue & Mayor Elliot for stopping by! Pictured with our team members; Peter Mullin, Hank Houle, Dacey Zouzas, Vichtcha Kong, Amy Pessia, good friend Steve Jones, Meghan Lally-McGurl
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    Patriots owner Bob Kraft presenting the Patriots Celebrate Volunteerism Award to our Mobile Pantry Volunteer, Debbie Grimard!
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    Boy Scout Troop 81 donated 80 Turkeys to our Gobble Up Hunger Campaign! Great Job!
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    Medassets employees volunteered and helped us Gobble Up Hunger by delivering a food drive!
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    Team Frank FM Gobbled Up Hunger with Franky the Turkey at their 9th Annual Holiday Food Drive!
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    Member Agency Appreciation Days at the Food Distribution Center! L-R Dacey Zouzas, MVFB Director of Development; Ken & Sal, volunteers at the Tewksbury Community Food Pantry, Amy Pessia of the MVFB and Ed of Tewksbury Pantry.

Shop Till You Drop!

Looking for that perfect gift for a family member, friend, teacher, colleague and thinking about making a holiday donation?   Consider shopping on-line with one of the organizations below who are all about giving back and be sure to select the Merrimack Valley Food Bank as your charity of choice!  Thank you!

An online specialty food, personal and corporate gift store founded on a straightforward idea—you can purchase everyday items you want…at the same price as in your local store… and generate a 15% donation of your purchase price, to feed someone in need!  Please select the Merrimack Valley Food Bank as your food bank of choice.  Signing up for their mailing list will generate a $1 donation directly to the food bank.    Visit their website today  Meals 4 Others

Shop at one of our more than 2,800 participating stores (from Amazon to Zazzle) and a percentage of what you spend will be donated to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank at no cost to you. Oh, and by the way, there’s a big added bonus here too. Goodshop lists more than 100,000 coupons and deals so you could save money while doing good!   Search the internet with Goodsearch; Yahoo! powered search engine (just like you’d search on any other search engine), and Goodsearch will donate about a penny for nearly all searches to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank.  Shop now at Goodshop!

319745_335305519850870_392935694_nThere are times in all of our lives where we need to be brave – whether for ourselves, for our family, for our friends, or even for a complete stranger. Bravelets™ bracelets are more than just something to wear on your wrist. They are a symbol of hope, strength and courage. They are designed to help you be brave in the toughest of times.  Please visit our Bravelet’s page to see the selection of bracelets.  $10.00 of your purchase goes directly to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank!  Shop now at Bravelets!

Massachusetts Commercial Food Ban

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has established a solid waste disposal ban that applies to businesses and institutions disposing of one ton or more of food waste per week, effective October 1, 2014. Businesses that produce at least one ton of food waste a week must now recycle or reuse that material instead of sending it to landfills or incinerators. We Can Help!

The materials must be re-purposed or donated to food banks, sent for composting or for animal-feed or utilized in anaerobic digestion facilities. For options on complying with the Commercial Organics Waste Ban visit the Recycling Works Massachusetts

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