By Jan Gottesman MANAGING EDITOR
CLINTON - For Jodi Breidel, returning to the helm of WHEAT is a bit of deja vu.
It also has been a period of adjusting, as well as dealing with some disappointment at the stripped down version of the organization she was executive director of seven years ago.
Since returning at the end of March, Breidel has been trying to manage a consolidation of three locations into one. The first phase - moving the offices and food pantry - from Main Street into the location of the Hidden Treasures Thrift Store , 272 High St., is complete. In June, the cafe will move into the same location, making it easier to manage the multi-purpose organization, while saving money on rent. Read More
WHEAT Community Café
242 High St., Clinton, MA 01510
Thurs. Evening Hours
- We can provide a warm, welcoming environment for friends and neighbors when they are faced with difficult times.
- Once a month, we connect families and individuals with food from our pantry shelves to last an entire week.
- Our Clothing Section connects parents to household goods and clothing for clients of all ages at no cost, including an entire section with kids' clothes, toys, and more.
- The Book Section will connect parents to books and videos that they may be otherwise unable to afford.
- Donate nonperishable foods to our pantry during our donation hours whenever you can.
- Donate gently used clothing for all ages to our Clothing Section for clients who may not have access to these items.
- Bring your gently used books and videos to our Book Section for parents and caregivers who do not have access to such valuable resources.
- Volunteer with us for a few hours. There’s always something to do! Short-term and long-term opportunities are available. Check out some of our volunteers in action!
- Make a contribution to our Food Security Initiative in rememberance of someone you know.