Charitible Events

Coverage of fundraisers and other events related to charity. Focus on events in Southborough or raising money for a local cause.

Children of Promise Gala: A Night In, Supporting Autism

September 18, 2020 10:29:43 AM
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Another annual fundraiser is going virtual this fall. Rather than cancelling its Children of Promise Gala, The New England Center for Children is promoting it as an at home program.

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Car Wash at Transfer Station – Saturday

September 11, 2020 05:50:53 PM

This Saturday, BSA Troop 823 will be holding a car wash at the Transfer Station.

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Southborough author writes about a teen straddling “worlds” in “Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From”

August 12, 2020 07:30:59 AM
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Thanks to Southborough Wicked Local, I just learned about another resident author.

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Recycle a Bicycle – August 22nd

August 11, 2020 11:46:35 AM
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With the Swap Shop closed due to the pandemic, some families may have bikes they no longer need that are taking up storage space. St. Anne’s Church parking lot will host another Bicycle Recycle Day.

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Support Southborough cyclists in the PMC

July 23, 2020 09:39:44 AM
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Seventeen cyclists from Southborough will be among those participating in the “Reimagined” Pan Mass Challenge next week.

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Youth Group holding Car Wash on Saturday

July 17, 2020 10:22:47 AM
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Members of a Pilgrim Church Youth Group are asking you to drive over to the Transfer Station on Saturday morning.

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Get a professional photo of your graduate in cap & gown for a donation to MA Covid-19 Relief Fund

June 1, 2020 10:21:03 AM
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Southborough’s Nancy Gould is making a special offer to families of the Class of 2020 this week.

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Fundraiser for ARHS Facemasks for graduating seniors

May 21, 2020 03:45:12 PM
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A group of community members are seeking to fund face masks for the close to 350 member graduating Algonquin seniors. The initiative is part of an effort to allow seniors to hold some kind of Graduation celebration.

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Events this week: Open-Mics, Strategies for Parenting the Anxious or Depressed Child, storytimes and more (Updated)

May 18, 2020 02:09:15 PM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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Photo session fundraiser for Chestnut Hill Farm

May 15, 2020 08:08:25 AM
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Pose for a 5 or 10 minute photo session with the Southborough farm as your backdrop and half the fee will be donated to support CHF.

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Reminder: NECC 5K going Virtual – Saturday fundraiser

May 8, 2020 04:24:27 PM
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Like many organizations at this time, NECC is pursuing a virtual substitute for its annual event.

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Events this week: Fay Classroom Visit Day, “Beautiful Boy” Book Group, Storytimes, Yoga, and NECC 5K

May 4, 2020 11:39:00 AM
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Here are some highlights of events in and around Southborough this week.

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Food pantry news: All Car Care sharing proceeds; Teachers donate groceries; Volunteers help make curbside work

April 27, 2020 12:36:03 PM

I have a few good works stories to share that are related to the Southborough Food Pantry, so I’m rounding them up.

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NECC 5K going Virtual – May 9th fundraiser

April 23, 2020 09:28:23 AM
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Like many organizations at this time, NECC is pursuing a virtual substitute for its annual event.

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