Tobey Hospital Guild makes donation to the Family Pantry-Damien’s Place to feed those in need this holiday season

WAREHAM, Mass. — Members of the executive board of the Tobey Hospital Guild presented Father Columban Crotty, President of the Family Pantry-Damien’s Place, with a donation to help purchase food for those in need in the greater Wareham community this holiday season.

Tobey Hospital Guild President Joan Martin said, “We are pleased to be able to help Damien’s Place provide food and cheer at this time of the year.”

The Family Pantry-Damien’s Place was established to meet the needs of the poor and needy in southeastern Massachusetts by providing nutritious food to families, the disabled, the elderly and the homeless. Since 1992, the Pantry has fed thousands of people each year, including more than 22,500 in 2016, with the motto: “No one goes to bed hungry.”

The Tobey Hospital Guild is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to render service to Tobey Hospital, its tax-exempt subsidiaries, its patients and to assist in promoting the health and welfare of the community. The Guild raises money throughout the year by hosting fundraisers. Joining the Guild is a great way to become involved in your community hospital. Members serve as ambassadors to the community on behalf of the hospital and Southcoast Health. For more information or to join, please call Sandy at 508-291-1643 or email