the Pelham Good Neighbor Fund
The Pelham Good
Neighbor Fund was established in 1969 by Pelham
residents who wanted to provide food and financial
assistance for their less fortunate neighbors. We have
helped over 2700 residents in the last forty years.
Our slogan is People Helping People and that has
certainly been our experience in good times as well
as bad times in the town of Pelham.
fund is made possible by the generosity of our neighbors
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We sponsor fund-raising
events as well as food drives.
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THE PELHAM GOOD NEIGHBOR FUND’S ACTIVITIES IN 2016
Established in 1969
Non-Profit Organization 501(C)(3) Tax
Fifteen active members
Approximately 2700 Pelham, New Hampshire
residents have received financial assistance
Referral Committee handles all requests for
financial assistance confidentially
To provide Pelham, New Hampshire residents
who are in financial need with emergency
assistance for rent, heat, electricity, food
and other household expenses.
Appropriate fund raising activities are
coordinated by the Directors which includes
an Annual Golf Tournament and Christmas
Drive as well as donations which come from
the local business community, organizations,
schools, churches, families and individuals.
Raising in 2016:
23rd Annual Golf Tournament raised $16,544
47th Annual Christmas Drive raised $14,620
which includes $1000 food gift cards
Donations come from the local business
community, organizations, schools, churches,
families and individuals
Activities in 2016:
17th. Annual Scholarship – awarded two $2500
scholarship and over the last 17 years a
total of 23 scholarships have been awarded
for a total of $57,500
Provided financial assistance to 23 families
and individuals for household expenses,
donations of $500 to Bridges Women’s
Shelter, $500 to Southern New Hampshire
Mission Men’s Shelter, $1000 to Salem
Caregivers and $2000 to the Pelham Community
Coalition to sponsor an event on substance
abuse which was held on January 25, 2016 for
a total amount of $28,688.
27th Annual Sponsor-A-Child program at
Christmas – provided clothes, food, food
gift cards and toys for 24 families which
included 49 children amounting to
approximately $7000. The Salem/Derry Elks
provided food for 10 families in Pelham. The
remaining food collected at the Christmas
Drive was given to the St. Patrick’s Food
Participated in the Celebration of
Excellence Award sponsored by Enterprise
Attended Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union “We Share
A Thread Foundation” fundraiser
Business Donations Awarded to PGNF:
Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union through their “We
Share A thread Foundation” awarded the PGNF
$1000 for supporting their mission and PGNF
commitment to the community.
Hannaford presented PGNF with $500 in gift
cards for being one of the major
contributors to the success of the Pelham
Store winning the competition with other
surrounding stores for the Helping Hands
Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program raised
$271 for PGNF.
Liberty Utilities donated $500 to PGNF
The Pelham Good Neighbor Fund
Committee were the Grand Marshalls for the Old Home
Day Parade which was held in Pelham on Saturday,
September 14, 2013.
Pictured front row from left to right: Chuck Curtis,
Linda Pace, and Karen Fournier
Pictured back row from left to right: Mary Ann
Roche, Jimmy Roche, Priscilla Pike-Church, Nancy
Vachon, Frank Sullivan, Cheryl Brunelle and Darlene
Missing from the photo: Dennis Hogan, Ann Marie
Lacharite and Gerty Sousa