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In full transparency, the following is a press release submitted to SOURCE media.


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FRAMINGHAM – Pearl Street Cupboard & Café (PSCC), a direct service of the United Way of Tri-County is once again offering those in need a turkey and bags full of groceries for an entire Thanksgiving meal this November.

With costs increasing across the board for food, home heating fuel, electricity, and gas, family budgets are being tested like never before.

For the thousands of individuals and families who seek assistance at the United Way’s Pearl Streets food pantry and hot meal program, knowing they can count on PSCC to provide their families with a holiday turkey and all the fixings is a blessing.

“Many of our clients work, but still cannot afford food to feed their families,” said Joe Mina, Director at the Pearl Street Cupboard & Café.” “It’s an incredible feeling knowing we can be here to provide essentials like meat, dairy, and fresh produce to help out struggling families. We are supported by a very generous community. Individuals, small businesses, and corporations who understand the importance of what we do, and we are so grateful for their support.”

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Turkeys and Thanksgiving groceries will be distributed on Tuesday, November 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pearl Street Cupboard & Café.

The holiday food distribution is for registered individuals and families of the food pantry. New registrations are being accepted through November 21by visiting PSCC at 46 Park Street in Framingham, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information about the Feed A Family program and additional services provided by PSCC, please visit their website at

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Donations to support Feed A Family can be made online, at or text “FEED” to 91999. Donors also have the option to mail a check made payable to Pearl Street Cupboard and Café, Feed A Family, 46 Park Street, Framingham, MA 01702 In this year of many challenges, staff at the Pearl Street Cupboard & Cafe hope you will remember those less fortunate this Thanksgiving. A donation of any amount will make an enormous difference in the lives
of those struggling to survive.

The United Way of Tri-County is a community building organization that brings people together to care for one another. We provide programs and services, connect volunteers, strengthen agencies, teach social responsibility, and meet the critical needs of the community with the help of people like you.

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.