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Masonic Angel fund helps needy children

June 28th, 2017

Marlborough – Children who need a pair of glasses, a coat, warm gloves, field trip fees, minor health services or other types of assistance are finding their needs met by the Masonic Angel Foundation, sponsored by the United Brethren Lodge of Marlborough.

Sherwood Middle School extended day students collect new bags for kids in foster care

June 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Fifth- and sixth-grade students from Sherwood Middle School’s extended day program have been collecting new bags such as backpacks, small suitcases and duffle bags since June 1. They plan to donate them to kids in the foster care system. 

Avidia donates $1,000 to Horizons for Homeless Children

June 25th, 2017

Hudson – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to Horizons for Homeless Children. This donation is to help the upkeep of the Hudson playspace for the children.

Shrewsbury Woman’s Club Makes Donation

June 22nd, 2017

The Shrewsbury Woman’s Club recently donated $1,445 to Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services (SYFS).

Twin sisters ‘Give Back with a Snack’ to help the hungry

June 21st, 2017

Southborough – Twin sisters Sia and Simi Gandhi are on a mission to help solve the problem of hunger with a program that they recently implemented in the Margaret A. Neary School called “Give Back with a Snack.”

Both 11-year-olds are sensitive to those in their community and beyond that don’t have enough to eat. Their hope is to have the fourth-graders continue the program at the school once they enter the middle school. They would love to introduce it there as well.

Local student to volunteer in South Africa with Universal Promise

June 21st, 2017

Region – Worcester Academy senior and Hopedale resident McKenzie Fahey will be taking a trip to South Africa with the nonprofit group, Universal Promise June 16 to July 1. She is very excited to experience volunteerism and meet the residents of the community known as Adeppo.

RTN Federal Credit Union Steps it Up for Walk Home 2017

June 20th, 2017

Region – Nearly 200 walkers, volunteers and staff recently eparticipated in RTN Federal Credit Union’s seventh annual Walk Home for the Homeless. The 5K walk events took place simultaneously in three locations – Danvers Rail Trail, Dorchester Park and Waltham Common. Each walk began with an opening program featuring remarks from local officials and senior […]

UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital supports the Boys and Girls Club of MetroWest

June 20th, 2017

Marlborough – Steven Roach, president and CEO of UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital, recently presented a check for $5,000 to Fran Hurley, president and CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of MetroWest. This spring, the hospital held a “SEND A KID TO CAMP” campaign and employees and members of the hospital medical staff donated funds as well […]

Northboro Junior Woman’s Club hosts meal packaging event

June 15th, 2017

Northborough – Sixty volunteers arrived at Trinity Church on the morning of May 13 with a mission to pack 10,000 meals in two hours to benefit Rise Against Hunger, a movement to end world hunger by 2030. The Northboro Junior Woman’s Club (NJWC) sponsored the meal packaging event and met their goal of packaging 10,152 meals.

Southborough Library to host ‘We Honor Veterans’ program

June 14th, 2017

Southborough – Three evening sessions of a program known as We Honor Veterans will be presented this summer at the Southborough Library. This program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and Veterans Administration is designed to meet the unique needs of terminally-ill military veterans.

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