Friday, April 26, 2013
Saturday's 5K race is sponsored by the Blue Hills Brewery with proceeds going to the Canton Food Pantry and Helpline.
The inaugural South Shore Trail Run will take place on Saturday, April 27 at noon. This race is sponsored by the Blue Hills Brewery with proceeds to benefit the Canton Food Pantry and Helpline. This race is a 5K (3.1 miles) and will loop around Ponkapoag Pond. Runners will receive a commemorative t-shirt, two drink tickets and one food ticket for the after party at the Blue Hills Brewery, 1020 Turnpike Street in Canton. Check in starts at 10:30 a.m. at the Blue Hills Brewery and the race begins at noon. A shuttle bus from the brewery to Ponkapoag Pond will be provided for all registered runners. Entry fee is $30 for pre-registration and $35 the day of the race. There will be awards for the top male and female competitors. For a …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Early release FDK-5 for Common Planning.
1. Grades FDK-5 it's an Early Release Day for Common Planning. There will be no 1/2 Day Pre-K or 1/2 Day K. 2. The Canton Food Pantry is open today from 9:15 - 11:15 a.m. Location: 960R Washington Street, rear entrance of the Rodman Building. To sign up to use the pantry, go in on the days they are open. The Canton Food Pantry is sponsored by the Canton Area Helpline, a private, non-profit corporation. 3. Every Wednesday from 10:30 - 11:15 a.m. the Village Toy Shoppe, 95 Washington Street located in the Village Shoppes has Storytime and Fun. It's a perfect relaxed laid back atmosphere for toddlers and pre-schoolers. No sign up, just drop in! 4. It's Tot Time at the Canton Public Library from 10:25 - 11:10 a.m. for children ages 9 …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The Board of Selectmen meet tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall.
1. The Canton Food Pantry is open today for Seniors Only from 9:15 - 11:15 a.m. 960R Washington Street (781)821-8062. 2. At 10:00 a.m. there is a Caregivers Support Group at the Canton Senior Center. This group meets on the second Tuesday of each month and is presented by the Hellenic Nursing Nursing Home and the Council on Aging. Caring for an elderly loved one is something you can not do alone. This group will give you support and comfort knowing that there is someone out there who understands. 3. Also at 10:00 a.m. at the Canton Senior Center there is an Oil Painting Class. Fee is $30. Bring a roll of paper towels and a lunch or call (781) 821-0093 to order your lunch at the Senior Center. Everyone, beginner or advanced leaves with a …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Don't forget to check out the Canton Food Pantry, and get information on what else is happening today!
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Wednesday, October 10, 2012
1. The Canton Food Pantry is open today from 9:15-11:15 a.m. Located at 960R Washington St. Donations are always welcome. 2. Tot Time will be held from 10:30-11:15 a.m. at the Canton Public Library for ages 9 months to 3 years. 3. The Canton Public Library is offering a still life painting class from 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., which is sponsored by the Canton Art Association. Location: Library Art & Activities Room. Contact: Ellen McHugo firstname.lastname@example.org 4. Learn about reverse mortgages at the Canton Council on Aging at 11 a.m. 5. From 4:30-5:30 p.m. the Magic Carpet Book Club for Grades 1-5 meet in the Jr. Room at the Canton Public Library.
Thursday, January 5, 2012
The Bank of Canton donated $11.500 to the Canton Food Pantry.
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Thursday, January 5, 2012
Through its Affinity Credit Card Program, Bank of Canton made a donation of $11,500 to the Canton Food Pantry – bringing the total donations to the Town of Canton to $100,000. When Bank of Canton established its Affinity Card in 1998, it earmarked a portion of net purchases and cash advances from this customer credit card to benefit local causes and organizations. “The Bank of Canton is committed to reinvesting in the community where we do our business,” said Stephen P. Costello, President and CEO of Bank of Canton. “In order for our bank to be successful and to prosper, the communities where we do business must also be successful and prosper. There’s a direct correlation between us." “We also want to create a link between our …
Friday, December 30, 2011
The girl scouts collected donations for the Canton Food Pantry.
These Girl Scouts skated for a cause on Tuesday. Pitching in to help those in need in Canton, Girl Scout Troop 74667 held an ice skating fundraiser to collect donations for the Canton Food Pantry. On Tuesday afternoon, the scouts took to the ice and pitched in to collect canned goods, including cereal, peanut butter and pasta. Way to spread the holiday cheer, girls!
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
The Canton temple made the food donations to the Canton Food Pantry.
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Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Temple Beth Abraham held its annual High Holy Day drive for the Canton Food Pantry. The pantry serves 300 folks and families who depend on food, toiletries and monetary donations to keep their heads above water. The congregants of Temple Beth Abraham, led by the Social Action Committee, collected record amounts of much needed necessities for the Canton Food Pantry. Over 100 families donated bags of food and toiletries to those in our community that need assistance. The Food Pantry, an all-volunteer program sponsored by the Canton Area Helpline, provides free food to eligible residents who have been affected by economic problems. ”We are very appreciative to Temple Beth Abraham,” said Mary Ellen Hudner, co-director of the Canton Food …
Thursday, October 27, 2011
The Canton Food Pantry needs a new co-director.
The Canton Food Pantry is putting out a call for a few good volunteers. The pantry needs to fill the role of co-director. The co-director's duties include overseeing the distribution of food to families in need in the Town of Canton, according to the pantry's volunteer announcement. The position requires working three to five hours per week on Wednesdays. This is a volunteer position. Folks interested in volunteering should call the Canton Food Pantry at 781-821-8062 to set up an interview. The pantry, located at 960R Washington Street, (behind the high school,) serves needy families throughout the town. Along with a new co-director, the pantry is seeking food donations. For the month of October, the pantry is seeking: Cereal, Peanut …
Friday, April 8, 2011
The Canton Food Pantry services many residents who are homeless and living in shelters, hotels or vehicles. Gift cards can often help those families in their time of need.
Mary Ellen Hudner has been working at the Canton Food Pantry for five years and already has a lifetime of stories to tell. “People are hurting in Canton,” said Hudner, who runs the food pantry with co-director Carolann Browne and the help of about 25 volunteers. “Times are tough and they’re getting tougher.” Hudner said the food pantry is always in need of donations of food, diapers, laundry detergent, personal care items (toothpaste, tooth brushes, soap), and other things that cannot be purchased with food stamps. The Canton Food Pantry is located at the back of the Rodman Building of the old Canton High School, 960 Washington Street, and services about 75 people each week who take three, four or five bags of groceries each week, Hudner …
Sunday, December 26, 2010
If your New Year's resolutions include volunteering in your community, you could consider driving a senior to a doctor's appointment, cooking for the Medical Reserve Corps, raking at Mass Audobon, or helping the Garden Club.
If your New Year's Resolutions include donating time, talent or funds to a non-profit organization, staying local may be the way to go. You could consider driving an elderly patient to a medical appointment through the Council on Aging, moving cots and supplies for the Medical Reserve Corps, raking leaves at Massachusetts Audubon, or helping the Garden Club maintain the town's "Welcome to Canton" flower boxes. Carol Munson grew up in Canton, raised a family in Canton and now volunteers in the town she loves where opportunities abound for all ages and abilities. "I was born in Canton so Canton means a lot to me…my roots are here," said Munson, who is a member of the Canton Garden Club where she works to beautify the streets of Canton for …