Hilltown Families


I have worked as the Director of the Hilltown Food Pantry in Goshen for 25 years. When asked why I do this work, one thing that comes to mind is the good, old bumper sticker that reads, “think globally, act locally.” We all hear of the horrible hunger, even starvation for some, all over the world. But we also know that food insecurity and hunger exist right here in Hampshire County. In fact, today,… Read More

Hilltown Families’ Family Community Service Night Thank you to all of the families who joined us for the Hilltown Families’ Family Community Service Night this past Friday evening, November 30, 2012! The event was a great success with nearly 150 folks joining us for a fun evening of community service.  By spending a couple of hours helping out in hands-on projects at five different stations, participating families were able to give 300… Read More

Hilltown Families’ Family Community Service Night Friday, November 30th from 4:30-7:30pm Bridge Street School in Northampton, MA Join Hilltown Families for an evening of volunteering together with your family during our first ever Family Community Service Night!  On Friday, November 30th from 4:30-7:30pm in Northampton, families can come together for a fun evening visiting five different volunteer stations, each offering a simple, hands-on service project for all ages.  Participants can volunteer at… Read More

Lisa Downing of the Forbes Library (Northampton, MA) writes: Forbes Library will be holding a “Food for Fines” program from Monday, January 5th through Saturday, January 17th, 2009. Support your local community, clear your library account and return our books to circulate to others! During this time, patrons may pay any overdue fines on their account with a donation of canned goods (please check your expiration dates) or healthy non-perishable food items…. Read More

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