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...

Star Market in Quincy’s Summer of Giving to support Interfaith

When you stop by Star Market in Quincy over the next few weeks don’t be surprised when your cashier asks if you’d like to support Interfaith Social Services’ Food Pantry. The store is hosting a Summer of Giving donation drive...

School supplies needed for children served by Interfaith’s food pantry

Staff members at East Coast Printing in Hingham assembled these backpacks full of school supplies for kids whose families depend on Interfaith's food pantry.                 Interfaith Social Services' food pantry serves...

The Arbella Insurance Foundation and Walmart Take Lead in Sponsoring Interfaith Social Services’ 18th Annual Feed the Hungry Gala

  QUINCY, Mass. – July 14, 2015 — Interfaith Social Services, a multiservice center for South Shore families in need, today announced that the Arbella Insurance Foundation and WalMart have each committed to $25,000 sponsorships of the 18th annual Feed...

Shop at Whole Foods in South Weymouth on June 30th – Support Interfaith

The Whole Foods in South Weymouth is donating 5% of the store’s proceeds from June 30th to Interfaith Social Services. On Tuesday June 30th The Whole Foods in South Weymouth is partnering with Interfaith to help...

Food Pantry Garden

The garden at Interfaith is growing!  We expect to harvest peas, beans, tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, zucchini, cucumbers and squash as the summer lazily moves on. Volunteers from Arbella Insurance planted the garden on June 5th with seedlings donated by Keohane...

Now Accepting Board Member Nominations

Board members Jim Thorne and John O’Donnell help assemble a food order for a pantry client during the Board’s In-service day – March 2015. Interfaith Social Services is now accepting nominations for our board of directors....

Volunteer profile of the week – Linda Greene of Quincy

Linda is one of Interfaith’s dedicated volunteers, serving in both the Food Pantry and Thrift Shop every week. Here she is with her husband Steve as they served food pantry clients together this spring. Linda Greene...

Many Hats – Life in a Small Non-Profit

At small nonprofit organizations staff members traditionally wear many hats. Such is the case at Interfaith Social Services. Our fundraising person is also our volunteer coordinator. Our executive director is also our IT, HR, and PR person. There is no...