Mercy Meals and More

Rev. Russ Robbed
New Bedford Police are looking into the apparent theft of a safe from Reverend Russ Chamberlain's home. Reverend Russ, who operates Mercy Meals and More, says he allowed a less fortunate man he knew to stay with him for a while. Reverend Russ says the man went missing Wednesday night, along with a safe containing hundreds of dollars in gift cards...
An Unusual Fundraiser
A local man has raised nearly $3,000 in just three weeks for Mercy Meals and More. After seeing a video of Reverend Russ Chamberlain on one of his daily food pick-ups, David Santos decided to help out by putting his beard on the chopping block, literally...
Taylor Twists The Challenge
Well, my time has come! Scott Reiniche nominated me two days ago, but within that same 24 hours, I was also nominated by City Councilor At Large Linda Morad, so I figured that gave me an extension on the challenge. ALS has had record contributions towards research for finding a cure for Lou Gehrig's Disease, and I'm more than happy to throw in my donation as well...
Help Taylor Help Others
It's no secret that Mercy Meals and More has become one of my favorite charitable causes throughout Greater New Bedford. Though I don't have much time to volunteer, I think putting my life on the line once a year is a pretty good way of making up for it...
"Night-Mayor" Remembered
A fixture in Downtown New Bedford for many years has passed away. Zaritt died Sunday afternoon of natural causes in Wareham. He was 72. Many folks may remember Michael Zaritt as a perennial candidate for several elected offices, including Mayor...
Taylor Skydives!
After a few postponements, the troop of seven, including myself, jumped out of a plane for Mercy Meals and More! It was incredible! And the amazing part of it all was I wasn't scared one bit. While it was an extremely exciting experience, it was very calming at the same time...
More Fundraising for Mercy Meals
The area's only free breakfast program for those in need will remain open for the time being. Reverend Russ Chamberlain of Mercy Meals and More says he met with his Board of Directors Wednesday, and agreed to keep the kitchen running through the summer.