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Middlesex Savings Bank Continues to Support Community via $1 million COVID-19 Relief Fund

June 24, 2020

We are proud to announce additional funding from the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation's $1 million COVID-19 relief fund. In this third wave of grant distribution, the Foundation is providing 30 local non-profit organizations each with a $5,000 contribution to support their response to the pandemic.

The local non-profit organizations receiving funding are:

Non-profit Organization Town/City Headquarters
Community Supper – Acton Food Pantry Acton & Boxborough
Ashland Emergency Fund/Food Pantry Ashland
Bedford Community Table/Pantry Bedford
Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry Bellingham
The Open Table, Inc. Concord
SMOC – Community Meals Program Framingham
Hope Worldwide Framingham
Daniel’s Table Framingham
Franklin Food Pantry Franklin
Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry Groton & Littleton
Holliston Pantry Shelf Holliston
Project Just Because Hopkinton
Maynard Food Pantry Maynard
Medfield Food Cupboard Medfield
Medway Food Pantry Medway
Medway Village Food Pantry Medway
Millis Ecumenical Food Pantry Millis
A Place to Turn Natick
Natick Service Council Natick
Needham Community Council Needham
Sherborn Widows and Orphans Benevolent Society Sherborn
United Parishes of Southborough Southborough
Sudbury Community Food Pantry Sudbury
Walpole Community Food Pantry Walpole
KIDS Feast – Salvation Army Waltham Waltham
The Parmenter Food Pantry Wayland
Celebration International Church Food Pantry Wayland
Wellesley Food Pantry Wellesley
Westborough Food Pantry Westborough
Westford Food Pantry Westford

“Open Table so appreciates the recent support and continued community partnership with the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation,” said Jeanine Calabria, Executive Director of Open Table, Inc. “This pandemic has caused more people in our area to experience tremendous economic and societal stress. Our valued partnership with the Foundation means we can help lessen the strain on our community together. We will be using this gift to purchase food and to make essential changes to our operating model so that we can address the increasing need for food relief.” 

To date, the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation has distributed $430,000 from the relief fund to 41 non-profits in the community. This includes an initial grant of $100,000 directed to the MetroWest Emergency Relief Fund, which awards one-time operating grants to nonprofits addressing the most immediate needs.

by Middlesex Savings Bank