Donate a Box to Support Local Hunger Prevention
Noodles & Company Mac & Cheese Drive, Give a Box Get a Bowl
Food Drive Tuesday, July 14th
Donate a non-perishable item and receive a coupon for a FREE small bowl of our Wisconsin Mac & Cheese.
Wednesday, July 15th – Sunday, July 19th
Donate a non-perishable item and receive a BUY-ONE, GET-ONE coupon.
On Tuesday, July 14 – Noodles & Company, serving classic noodle and pasta dishes from around the world, will celebrate National Mac & Cheese day by inviting guests to donate a box of mac & cheese to any of its five restaurants located in Massachusetts and New Hampshire which will then be donated to local food pantries to help combat hunger. As a thank you for their donation, Noodles & Company will give guests a certificate for a free small bowl of their freshly made Wisconsin Mac & Cheese.
According to Feeding America, more than 21 million children nationally receive free or reduced-price meals through the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs which research has shown provides these children with up to 50 percent of their daily total calories. However, as public schools close for the summer months many of those children will lose access to those meals.
Loved by kids (and adults alike), mac & cheese is a quintessential American dish yet for many local families it is a necessary staple providing much needed nutrition.
- 9 percent of children in Suffolk + Worcester County are food insecure.
- 65 percent of food insecure children in Suffolk and Worcester County are not eligible for federal food assistance and therefore rely on the assistance of local food pantries.
- 9 percent of children in Hillsborough County are food insecure.
- 46 percent of food insecure children in Hillsborough County are not eligible for federal food assistance and therefore rely on the assistance of local food pantries.
The following locations will collect items to benefit the Burlington Community Food Pantry, St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry, Worcester County Food Bank, Westwood Food Pantry, and the Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter:
Burlington– 90 Middlesex Turnpike
Franklin– 648 Old West Central Street
Shrewsbury– 50 Boston Turnpike
Westwood– 125 University Avenue
Nashua– 219 Daniel Webster Highway
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