About Us

A Place To Turn was established in 1979. The founders were among the first to recognize that economic hardship exists in the suburbs and is not exclusively an urban problem. The food pantry began as a fledgling entity in the basement of a private home, moved briefly to St. Patrick Church in Natick, and in 1981 settled at its present location in a small cape on the grounds of the Hartford Street Presbyterian Church in Natick.
A Place To Turn Staff
  • Joanne Barry, Executive Director
  • Donna Low, Assistant Director
  • Sharon Buenaventura, Site Coordinator Manager
  • Karen McCullough, Site Coordinator
Board of Directors
  • Becky Gladstone, President
  • Ellen Marston, Secretary
  • John Sasonoff, Treasurer
  • Deborah Lang, Board Member
  • Jennifer Lawrence, Board Member
  • John Townsend, Board Member
  • Natalie Ananias, Board Member
  • Prachi Gupta, Board Member
  • Carol Chirico, Board Member
  • Wanubia DaSilva, Board Member
  • Pedro Oliveira,  Board Member


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Thank you to Temple Beth Am, Temple Israel, Congregation Beth El and Congregation B'nai Torah for the High Holidays food donations. We needed to restock our shelves after the summer months! ... See MoreSee Less

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FHS athletes supporting APTT - Thank you to the JV A Field Hockey team for organizing a food drive and to Varsity and JV B for their food contributions. We appreciate it! ... See MoreSee Less

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Team A Place To Turn was all smiles during Sunday's 8th Annual Ride For Food. What a great way for hunger-relief organizations to come out and ride to raise funds and awareness for food insecurity. Thank you for all who donated to our team - there is still time to contribute! ride.threesquaresne.org/APTT2019
The Wiese Company Senate President Karen E. Spilka Three Squares New England
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