In December of 2014, the Community Foundation for Nantucket awarded grants through the Nantucket Fund™ to 27 deserving Nantucket nonprofits. Now in 2015, we are excited to feature and highlight these nonprofits and their amazing efforts. We asked each recipient a series of questions that get to the heart of their organization and how it benefits our Island community. Our latest nonprofit is the Nantucket Food Pantry.
1) How does your nonprofit help the Nantucket community?
The Nantucket Food Pantry (NFP) is an outreach program of the Nantucket Interfaith Council. The Food Pantry’s bylaws (establishing its board) are dated October 1994, and the Nantucket Interfaith Council operated a food pantry directly for four years prior to that. Continue reading