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: Eileen Kurkoski

Groups in Task Force:

Greater Boston Food Bank (http://gbfb.org) Ten FUSN trips per year to sort food for area pantries and soup kitchens. Eric Haas

Newton Food Pantry (http://www.newtonfoodpantry.org/) provides emergency meals to families in the Newton area. Jackie Colby

Second Step (http://www.thesecondstep.org) Transitional housing and programs in Newton for women and children survivors of domestic violence. Mary-Ann Greene

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

Habitat for Humanity (http://habitatboston.org) With volunteer labor and donations of money, land and materials, Habitat Greater Boston builds or rehabilitates simple, decent houses for low-income families. Barney Freiberg-Dale

Ecclesia Ministries (http://www.ecclesia-ministries.org) A Boston Ministry for the Homeless, where Coming of Age candidates and mentors learn and help the homeless during an overnight each year. Jamie Freed

Walk for Hunger (http://www.projectbread.org) Continuing a 30-year tradition, a FUSN team walks 10 miles to raise money for food pantries and soup kitchens. Lynn Holbein

Gardening Project - Planting and growing fruits and vegetables at a plot in Waltham for the Newton Food Pantry. Lois Shapiro & Paul Antonucci

 

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April 5, 2015 - 10:15am
April 12, 2015 - 10:15am
Rev. Erin Splaine
April 19, 2015 - 10:15am
Rev. Ken Sawyer

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