First Unitarian Society in Newton

Ministries / Social Action / Hunger and Homelessness Task Force

FUSN Hunger and Homelessness Task Force


Mission: Educate FUSN community and provide physical and psychological help to Massachusetts residents and families suffering from hunger and/or homelessness. Contact person: Judy Zacek

Groups in Task Force:

Greater Boston Food Bank ( Eight FUSN trips per year to sort food for food pantries and soup kitchens. Judy Zacek

Habitat for Humanity ( Volunteers build houses, community centers for low-income people. Barney Freiberg-Dale, Adrian Bishop

Newton Food Pantry ( provides emergency meals to families in the Newton area. Jackie Colby

Second Step ( A shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Mary-Ann Greene

Women’s Lunch Place ( A monthly lunch bought, prepared, and served by FUSN volunteers to homeless women in Boston. Eileen Kurkoski

Waltham Homeless Project provides furniture, transportation to grocery store, and other help to women and children in Waltham shelter. Lynne Bail

Ecclesia Ministries ( A Boston Ministry for the Homeless, where Coming of Age candidates and mentors learn and help the homeless during an overnight each year. Coming of Age Coordinators Brian and Dana Burba 

Walk for Hunger ( for over 30 years, a FUSN team has walked 10 miles to raise money for food pantries and soup kitchens. Lynn Holbein

Upcoming Services

February 1, 2015 - 10:15am
Rev. Erin Splaine



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