Charities/Making a difference

Youth and Family Services promoting services to those in need and their need for volunteers

January 15, 2020 02:43:50 PM
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Southborough Youth and Family Services asked me to help them reach out to the community again. The agency published the 2nd issue of its newsletter to help educate the public on its services and initiatives.

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Project Friend-ships between younger and older kids: Sign up for winter-spring session

January 14, 2020 11:24:14 AM
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SYFS is seeking families with K- 5th graders who would benefit from some special attention, a mentor, and positive role model. They are also seeking volunteer mentors in grades 7-12.

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Southborough Gardeners thank sponsors

January 13, 2020 08:01:36 AM
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The Southborough Gardeners are thanking local businesses who supported the holiday wreath program.

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2nd Annual Peace Vigil – Saturday

January 9, 2020 09:23:21 AM
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Neighbors for Peace is promoting a 2nd Annual Peace Vigil this Saturday. This is a non-partisan event to pray for peace and unity.

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Reminder: Swing n’ Christmas benefit concert – Sunday

December 19, 2019 04:33:03 PM
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In one month, a big band will play in Southborough for the benefit Abby’s House and The CASA project.

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Skyrise Staff, select All Stars, and puppets will entertain in “Grow Bean Grow” – Friday night

December 19, 2019 02:17:33 PM
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Jack’s Beanstalk isn’t the only thing that Skyrise performers hope will grow at a their performance at Trottier this month. They’ll also be looking to grow more funds to help a Southborough teen get a service dog.

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Next Level Parenting: free workshop series for parents of teens

December 12, 2019 11:23:05 AM
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SYFS is launching another workshop series in January. This one focuses on helping parents.

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Free Mindfulness workshop series through Music (ages 7-11) or Art (ages 12-18) (Updated)

December 11, 2019 11:24:28 AM
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Southborough Youth and Family Services is announcing two free workshop series to start in early January. Each 16 week series focuses on mindfulness. Both are funded by a generous grant from The Southborough Community Fund.

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Red Apples for teachers are due by December 16

December 9, 2019 02:28:52 PM
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Are you looking for a creative teacher gift? Instead of yet another mug or Christmas ornament, why not give Southborough teachers the resources they need to be creative and innovative through the Southborough Education Foundation’s Red Apple Program.

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Children’s musical parody to raise funds for A Dog for JayJay – December 20th

December 5, 2019 03:00:00 PM
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Jack’s Beanstalk isn’t the only thing that Skyrise performers hope will grow at a their performance at Trottier this month. They’ll also be looking to grow more funds to help a Southborough teen get a service dog.

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Holiday Gift collection drives in Southborough (SYFS gift cards due Friday!)

December 4, 2019 10:11:26 AM
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I’ve put together a list of the gift drive collections in town this holiday season.

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ARHS teachers running breakfast food pantry for students

December 4, 2019 09:21:24 AM
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An article in the Community Advocate explains how ARHS teachers Gina Johnston and Aimee Selby opened a food pantry in the high school for students this fall.

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Buy “Pretzels for Presents” to help Shriner’s Children’s Hospital patients

December 3, 2019 12:02:06 PM
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Across the country today, people are celebrating Giving Tuesday. It’s always a great excuse to update you on two Southborough girls who continue to embody the spirit of the day. It also gives you a chance to double your “giving”.

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Mitten, hat & glove drive – donate at Finn by 12/10

November 27, 2019 09:26:50 AM
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Finn School is holding a collection drive to help keep kids warm this winter.

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