2017 Statistics

Statistics from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017

ANNUALLY:anuary 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016

  •        60,859 bags of food distributed in the FSC pantry and through Home Delivery to elders
  •        24,562 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
  •        582,000 pounds of food were received from the Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) for distribution in the pantry alone
  •        448 new households received services
  •        2057 households came regularly to the pantry
  •        19 Community Meals fed an average of 175 people/meal utilizing 39,500 pounds of food from GBFB
  •        30 Mobile FRESH Markets delivered food to: 4 Falmouth Schools (2 elementary, 1 middle school and the high school) which distributed 95,000 pounds of food
  •        Joint Base Cape Cod Military markets – distributed 250,000 pounds of food 
  •       293 children received Fresh Start Back to School items
  •        81 Garden Plots provided an abundance of fresh produce directly to the FSC pantry
  •        168 participants are registered for our Foods to Encourage program now in its 4th year.  An average of 23 households are monitored weekly for glucose and blood pressure, receive healthy recipes and extra vegetables
  •        721 Thanksgiving baskets provided through special distribution and 800 individuals fed at Community Thanksgiving meal
  •        481 turkeys or hams with fixings were picked up in pantry for Christmas/other holiday celebrations
  •        597 Falmouth children received 5 to 7 gifts per child and families chose wrapping paper, decorations and warm outerwear
  •        $120,130 was raised in 2017 by FSC’s thrift shop, The Emerald House.  This makes them our largest single donor.  Income was $22,010 more than in 2016.         20% of those proceeds supported the Community Health Center of Cape Cod
  •        $133,148 was paid to vendors for financial stabilization of 346 households


  •       15 tons of food comes into FSC: 43% is fresh fruits and vegetables
  •       An average of 250 households come to the food pantry and another 200 households are served through programs outside of the building. At each pantry visit clients are able to choose items from the 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 and community partnerships, please click here