2018 Highlights

THIS YEAR:

  •        62,407 bags of food distributed in the newly renovated FSC pantry & in Home Delivery to elders
  •        34,408 Volunteer Hours were recorded in our Volgistics system. Many more hours were committed and work is ongoing to capture all the amazing dedicated time and energy of our volunteer force
  •        710,881 pounds of food were received from the Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) for distribution
  •        494 new households received services
  •        2079 households came into the pantry for food representing 4063 individuals.
  •        19 Community Meals fed an ave. of 160 people per meal utilizing 40,860 pounds of food from GBFB
  •        30 Mobile FRESH markets delivered food to:

©       4 Falmouth Schools (2 elementary, 1 middle and the high school) average 85 households per

©       Joint Base Cape Cod Military markets twice monthly with an average of 180 households per

  •        247 children received Fresh Start Back to School items
  •        183 participants are registered for our Foods to Encourage program now in its 5th year.  An average of 25 households are monitored weekly for glucose and blood pressure, receive healthy recipes and extra vegetables in our newly renovated wellness room.
  •        668 thanksgiving baskets provided through special distribution and 950 individuals fed at Community Thanksgiving meal
  •        878 households received a holiday meal in December
  •        634 children from Falmouth and for the first time Mashpee (55 children) received 4 to 9 gifts per child as well as games, pet toys, a gift for an adult in the house and wrapping paper for the whole family.
  •        $133,108 was paid to vendors for financial stabilization of 305 households
  •        In July of 2018 FSC successfully moved our small Emerald House Thrift Shop into its new location and expanded offerings at the new Hand in hand Thrift Shop. The sales generated and donations provided by the community over the first six months in the new location are strong indicators that the decision to move and grow this enterprise was strategically sound. At Hand in hand we went from 40 volunteers to 183 in 3 short months. Hand in hand is our largest single donor.

 

WEEKLY:

  •        15 tons of food comes into FSC: 46% is fresh fruits and vegetables
  •        An average of 367 clients are fed through the food pantry and another 250 households are served through programs outside of the building. At each pantry visit clients are able to choose items from the newly relocated Free Clothing Room which is beautifully displayed and provides, clothing and household goods.

 

We appreciate the partnership of many funders who support programs and projects.  For a  complete list of foundation support please click here.