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Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation Caps Off $1 Million Relief Effort with Donations to 36 Nonprofit Organizations

July 14, 2021
Middlesex Savings Bank announced today that its charitable foundation has distributed all $1 million from its COVID-19 relief fund, with a final donation of $202,500 to 36 local nonprofit organizations.
The Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation granted MetroWest Legal Services and Operation Able each with $45,000 to support their response to the pandemic. MetroWest Legal Services will use the funds to assist their clients who live in subsidized and low-income housing. Operation Able will use the grant to provide low-income people and veterans living in the Middlesex, Norfolk and Worcester counties with basic computer skills training. A $30,000 grant to OUT MetroWest will support various programs for local LGBTQ+ youth.
Additionally, the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation provided $2,500 grants to 33 food pantries across the community, who had also received previous donations from the relief fund.
Town Food Pantry
Acton and  Boxborough Community Supper - Acton Food Pantry
Ashland Ashland Emergency Fund/Food Pantry
Bedford Bedford Community Table/ Pantry
Bellingham Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry
Concord The Open Table, Inc.
Framingham SMOC – Community Meals Program
  Hope Worldwide
  St. Bridget’s Food Pantry
  Daniel’s Table
  Pearl Street Cupboard & Café
Franklin Franklin Food Pantry
Groton and Littleton Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry
Holliston Holliston Pantry Shelf
Hopkinton Project Just Because
Hudson Hudson Community Food Pantry
Maynard Maynard Food Pantry
Medfield Medfield Food Cupboard
Medway Medway Food Pantry
  Medway Village Food Pantry
Millis Millis Ecumenical Food Pantry
Natick A Place To Turn
  Natick Service Council
Needham Needham Community Council
Sherborn Sherborn Widows and Orphans Benevolent Society
Southborough United Parishes of Southborough
Sudbury Sudbury Community Food Pantry
Walpole Walpole Community Food Pantry
Waltham KIDS Feast – Salvation Army Waltham
Wayland My Brother’s Table
  Celebration International Church Food Pantry
Wellesley Wellesley Food Pantry
Westborough Westborough Food Pantry
Westford Westford Food Pantry

“While the pandemic impacted all of our lives in some manner, it especially devastated people who were already living in vulnerable situations. Middlesex is proud to play a supporting role in providing the $1 million relief fund so that the nonprofits in our community can continue to carry out their important work and help the people who need it the most.” 

Dana Neshe, president of the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation
In total, the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation’s COVID-19 relief fund provided $1,002,500 to 49 nonprofit organizations in 2020 and 2021.
by Middlesex Savings Bank