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News and Announcements

Thank you to Our Sponsors

Date: September 19th, 2023

Our 6th Annual Drive Out Hunger Golf Tournament was a huge success and we would like to thank everyone who helped make that event possible, especially Loudon Country Club! Thank you to our Davis & Towle Insurance Group for being our Golf Cart Sponsor and to The Friendly Kitchen Board of Directors for sponsoring lunch! Thank you to Abbott Bennett, Davidson & Sons, JH Spain, Merrimack County Savings Bank (The Merrimack), Rotary Club of Concord and WellSense for sponsoring at the Gold Level! Thank you to Concord Direct, Northeast Delta Dental, St. Paul's School, Swenson Granite, The Rowley Agency and Tito's for sporing at the Silver Level. And a big thank you to Eastern Bank and SERVPRO and for sponsoring at the Bronze Level. Lastly, we would like to thank all the golfers and volunteers who helped make the day a huge success, we couldn't have done it without you! We look forward to seeing you all next year on the course!


Give Back NH: The Friendly Kitchen

Date: October 3rd, 2022

Give Back New Hampshire is a bi-weekly segment that spotlights New Hampshire nonprofit organizations. It airs every other Monday during Morning Edition on NHPR.

For this week's Give Back New Hampshire segment, NHPR's Emily Quirk took a tour of The Friendly Kitchen here in Concord, who've been providing warm meals to low income and un-housed people for over forty years:



A Message from the Executive Director

Date: May 25th, 2022

A message from our Executive Director, Valerie Guy:

"We are very grateful for being the recognized as the 2022 Pinnacle Award for Nonprofit of the Year from the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce.  This award is really a recognition of our hundreds of volunteers, small staff and this great community.  We have been able to feed people in our community who are hungry for over 40 years and this award is in honor of all of you who allow us to make this happen!"


Volunteer Appreciation Month

Date: March 31st, 2022

As we emerge from one of the toughest winters we have seen here at The Friendly Kitchen, I remain optimistic and grateful for the support of this community. It is incredible to reflect on the last two years and realize we never missed one meal, and that is thanks to donors like you.


Ledyard's 30th Celebration - VOTE FOR US

Date: October 1st, 2021

VOTE FOR US! We're excited to join Ledyard's 30th Anniversary Celebration, which begins today! Visit here to watch our video and vote for us by liking it. The video with the most likes by Oct 22nd will win the grand prize of $10,000.



4th Annual Golf Tournament to Drive Out Hunger

Date: June 29th, 2021

We are happy to announce that we will be hosting our 4th Annual Golf Tournament to Drive Out Hunger at Loudon Country Club on Thursday September 16th, 2021.

Registration starts at 7:30 and shotgun starts at 8:30!


Please Give to The Friendly Kitchen

Date: May 5th, 2021

I want to start this letter with a note of gratitude to all the people like you who have helped The Friendly Kitchen during this tumultuous year. Our staff, volunteers, board members, and donors have stepped up and enabled the organization to thrive in the face of unprecedented challenges. You provided inspiration and hope during the darkest times.