Friday, March 22, 2013
Canned goods aren't the only thing the Community Cupboard needs to keeps its shelves stocked.
When one area resident went to gather together goods to donate to the Community Cupboard in Marlborough at 255 Main Street, they were curious what items are needed right now. Some items are at a critical need at the food pantry that serves to bolster local resident's cupboards. Among those are: These are some of the needed items, but the Community Cupboard provides a rounded package to their clients, as shown in the video along with this story. In addition to dry and canned goods, the pantry distributes meat, bread, vegetables and fruit. The food is available once a month to Marlborough residents. People must provide proof of residency and proof of income with the United Way that operates the food pantry. The pantry of open Monday, …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Volunteers gathered to hand turkeys out to Marlborough residents who are in need this Thanksgiving.
More than 550 turkeys were given to Marlborough residents at the town's Boys and Girls club on Tuesday who needed a little help putting food on the table this Thanksgiving. "Not everyone can go home and have a family meal enjoy those blessings," Paul Mina, the President and CPO of the Tri-County United Way said. Volunteers also handed out turkey breasts which Mina said can feed a family in need for several days. "Thanksgiving brings top-of-mind awareness to the problem," Mina said.
Monday, September 10, 2012
The Marlborough Community Cupboard has expanded clothing services.
The Marlborough Community Cupboard has expanded services after receiving an upgrade over the summer. “We have worked hard to implement changes that will expand our ability to provide support to those in need," said Carol Phipps, the manager of the Cupboard. The services are part of new guidelines laid out by United Way of Tri-County, which oversees the Cupboard. A new area designated for clothing has been equipped with large racks donated by TJX. The organization will also now take donations of all clothing and household items during their business hours from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The food pantry located in the Cupboard continues to be a resource to those in the community and receive donations from local groups…
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Here is a list of things going on in and around Marlborough today.
- Josh Gray
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
1. The expected high today is 83 degrees with partly-sunny skies and a chance of showers after 11 a.m. 2. Furnishing Options, a nonprofit here in Marlborough, is in need of full size sheets, blankets of any size, small kitchen tables, dressers and bureaus. If you can help out, visit their website to see a list of other items they accept and distribute. 3. Redbox has declared this evening "America’s Movie Night" by giving out a free one-night DVD rental. Head over to the Redbox Facebook page and see the details. 4. The Marlborough Police Department has teamed up with the Marlborough Food Pantry for a food drive running now through Friday, Sept. 9. The Food Bank is in dire need of food to stock the shelves as donations have been very scarce …