Leominster, Mass. - THANK YOU. We have filled all the [...]
Gardner/Athol, Mass. - THANK YOU. We have filled all the volunteer positions for this event. Please check back for future events. 80 volunteers are needed to package 22,222 nutritionally fortified meals. This food packaging event will provide children with food that face hunger on a regular basis. The Weekend Backpack Program of Henry Heywood Hospital, in partnership with the Gardner and Athol-Orange Rotary Clubs, will distribute the food to the children.
Fitchburg, Mass. (May 20, 2016) – The North Central Massachusetts Literacy Endowment Fund is making a $2,500 grant to United Way of North Central Massachusetts’ Reading First initiative. The money will be used to purchase books for children under five through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program, which United Way manages through its Reading First initiative.
Shirley, Mass. - 40 more volunteers are needed to package 22,222 nutritionally fortified meals that will be distributed to as many as 20 local food pantries. The food pantries rely on the meals to provide food for the families and individuals that face hunger on a regular basis. Date: May 18, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Location: St. Anthony's Church Hall in Shirley