In 1972 Eleanor Still created Friends of Forgotten Children to provide food and clothes to local children in need. In the last 50 years FOFC has evolved into a multifaceted year-round program that provides food, clothing, and holiday gifts to vulnerable individuals and families located in Merrimack County. 

In 2023, Friends of Forgotten Children:

  • Provided food to 2,716 families with 7003 household members.
  • Gave out 2,592 community meals.
  • Filled more than 800 Holiday Wish Lists.
  • Prepared over 275 Thanksgiving baskets.
  • Had over 60 volunteers provide over 10,000 hours of service.


Please Select a Program

Holiday Giving Food Pantry Clothing Closet

Backpack Program Community Meals