Post Office Food Drive! Saturday, May 13th

The Post Office Food Drive (POFD) is an annual event held on the second Saturday in May that the National Association of Letter Carriers organizes across the country. The Northampton Survival Center is the grateful recipient of the food collected in Northampton, Florence, and Leeds. If you are interested in volunteering, it is a fun event for families or groups of friends. In 2016, the NSC received just over 26,000 pounds of food.

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Florence Bank Customer Choice Awards

We are so grateful to Florence Bank for donating $100,000 to local non-profit organizations in their Annual Customers' Choice Community Grants Program. We are also very thankful to everyone who voted for us, resulting in a check for $3,689.00 that will help purchase more fresh and local produce for our clients. Pictured are Amy Marsters from the Center and Monica Curhan from Florence Bank.

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Plastic Bag Ban

Northampton has banned the use of disposable plastic grocery bags starting January 2016. Anyone coming to the Center for food should bring their own containers of ANY KIND – cloth bags, paper bags, plastic bags, boxes, baskets.

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PVTA’s new crosstown bus now serves Northampton Survival Center

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