Volunteer Profile – Ruth Mullen

Ruth is one of Interfaith Social Services’ amazing team of volunteers. Last year hundreds of individuals volunteered at Interfaith. Volunteers serve in our food pantry, they staff the front desk, operate our Thrift Shop and provide...

Tomato Container Gardening Workshop

Over 50 eager gardeners filled Quincy’s Kennedy Center on Friday May 20th to learn about container gardening. Participants walked away with free tomato seedlings, a bucket full of rich/nutritious soil and the knowledge to grow tomatoes anywhere there is sun....

Volunteer Profile – Peter Griswold

Peter is one of Interfaith Social Services’ amazing team of volunteers. Last year over 800 individuals volunteered at Interfaith, distributing almost 1,000,000 pounds of food to hungry local residents. Peter Griswold of Quincy has been a...

Interfaith’s 2015 Feed the Hungry Gala – Fun, Emotional, Record Setting

Interfaith’s Executive Director, Rick Doane, with Interfaith's 2015 Community Hero of the Year honoree, Ally Donnelly Just when we thought last year’s record-breaking total would be hard to beat, our amazing event committee, donors and volunteers rallied...

Interfaith’s Volunteers’ Rock Climbing Adventure

On Monday evening November 16th, as part of their week long grand opening festivities, Central Rock Gym in Randolph hosted an evening of classes and climbing for Interfaith’s volunteers. Central Rock Gym is a world class indoor climbing, fitness, and community experience...

2015 Feed the Hungry Gala and Community Hero of the Year Award

Interfaith Social Services 18th Annual Feed the Hungry Gala will be held on Friday December 4, 2015 at Granite Links in Quincy. The Gala features carnival-style games, door prizes, entertainment and an amazing variety of live and silent auction packages....

Halloween costumes for kids served by Food Pantry

On Saturday October 17, 2015 hundreds of kids sorted through racks full of Halloween costumes to transform themselves into the princess or superhero of their dreams. These children’s families rely on Interfaith Social Services programs for assistance. Without this event these...

Two Mayors Team Up to Help Interfaith’s Clients

Quincy’s Mayor Koch and Braintree’s Mayor Sullivan recently spent a morning serving clients’ at Interfaith Social Services’ Food Pantry. Here are the mayors with a few of the donated Halloween costumes which Interfaith will be distributing...

History of Interfaith Social Services

At the height of The Fore River (Quincy) Shipyard’s production in 1941 they employed 32,000 people. By 1950 that number had dropped to 3,800 employees. Serving the South Shore since 1947, Interfaith’s roots of service and...

Volunteer Profile – Karen Partridge

The always impeccably dressed, Karen Partridge of South Boston, is an integral member of Interfaith Social Services’ amazing team of volunteers. Last year over 800 individuals volunteered at Interfaith Social Services, contributing over 23,000 hours of...

Volunteer Appreciation Night 2015

On Thursday, August 6th we hosted our annual Volunteer Appreciation Night. This event is a celebration to honor our volunteers who have donated their time to serve Interfaith and thousands of our neighbors in need in the past year. Almost...

855,674 Pounds of Food in One Year

Interfaith Social Services' Food Pantry van is fully loaded and unloaded with food at least twice each day by our dedicated staff and volunteers. This article explains where all of that food comes from. From July...