Gifts of Hope is an annual fundraising campaign of the Belmont Citizen-Herald to benefit the Belmont Food Pantry.
There are four ways you can support the Belmont Food Pantry through Gifts of Hope.
1) Mail your donation
Make a check payable to Belmont Food Pantry and mail it to the Belmont Food Pantry, P.O. Box 291, Belmont, MA 02478
2) Wash your car on Dec. 8
On Dec. 8 the Belmont Car Wash is donating $1 for every car washed to the Belmont Food Pantry.
3) Shop local
Ten local retail stores will donate a percentage of sales on Dec. 10 to the Belmont Food Pantry. Give the gift that gives back when you shop at the following businesses that day: Belmont Books, Westcott Mercantile, Didrik’s, Local Root, Bells and Whistles, Cuvee Fine wines, Champions Sporting Goods, Toy Shop of Belmont, and Thirty Petals Boutique.
4) Send a letter to Santa at Westcott Mercantile
Westcott Mercantile in Belmont Center and Cushing Square has a special mailbox in each of their stores dedicated to letters to Santa. To send your letter, simply make a donation to the Belmont Food Pantry and then put your letter to Santa in the red mailbox slot at either of the Westcott Mercantile stores by Dec. 20.