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Holliston Newcomers Club - Thanksgiving Baskets to the local food pantry

by Frances Pleska
November 25, 2017

(Above, Lisa Egnitz and Fran Pleska about ready to get to work at the Holliston Historical Society Barn.)

Warm hearts on a cold day made for a very successful community project !   The volunteers of the Holliston Newcomers Club came out in full force last Saturday to assemble and fill more than 153 boxes of wonderful groceries to be delivered to the Food Pantry in time for the upcoming holiday. All the fixings for a great Thanksgiving dinner were included in each box.  Such an outpouring of donations made this annual event very successful.    

(Holliston Newcomers Club and Food Pantry helpers working hard to fill 153 boxes of food to be donated in time for Thanksgiving )

A special thanks to the Holliston Historical Society for donating the barn for the whole week.  Other contributors included  Boston International for donating the holiday napkins, Table Talk Pies for donating the desserts, Shaw's Supermarket for hosting the food drive and filling fresh produce orders, and our members and town individuals that generously donated directly, including St Mary's CCD and the Holliston Girl Scouts.   Handmade holiday cards were placed in each box wishing the recipient a happy Thanksgiving.   

(It was a brisk day at the barn for Cindy Carr)

 A special thanks to the committee members of the Holliston Newcomers Club who tirelessly organized such a huge project -  Lisa Egnitz, Katrine Giroux, Debbie Colburn and Melissa Marien.   

(Above, Christel Dipippo (HNC President), Lisa Egnitz and Fran Pleska)

The Holliston Newcomers Club is a nonprofit organization that coordinates social, charitable, civic, educational and recreational events and activities in are around the town of Holliston, Massachusetts. Our goal is to encourage association among community members and to foster community spirit. Our membership is open to both residents and non-residents of Holliston, and you need not be new to the area to join.  For more information visit www.hollistonnewcomers.org 

  

   ( Food pantry truck made many trips back and forth once filled with Thanksgiving goodies carefully placed by the volunteers.)

 

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