Charities/Making a difference

Southborough’s Front Steps spreading joy while raising thousands for charity

March 30, 2020 01:01:13 PM
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Since I last posted on the project, Bradway has taken a lot more pics, collected a lot more donations, secured a “matching” donor, and gotten some local media coverage.

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“Celebrating Service” in Southborough: Congratulate Pam McDonald

March 27, 2020 10:44:01 AM
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Southborough Rotarians have named this year’s winner of its Celebrating Service Award.

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Seniors and others in need can reach out to Helping Hands volunteers: Teens doing essential errands (Updated)

March 24, 2020 10:06:50 AM
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A small group of teen volunteers is reaching out to Southborough, Northborough and Westborough residents who can’t leave home or would be more vulnerable to serious illness if they did.

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Southborough’s Front Steps: Social Distancing photos for charity

March 23, 2020 11:35:36 AM
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A Southborough resident is putting her photography skills to charitable use from a safe distance.

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Virus update: Public Safety officials asking potential visitors to call-ahead instead

March 18, 2020 05:43:54 PM
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As with other Town departments, potential visitors to the public safety building are now being asked to call ahead.

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Rotary member heading to Guatemala for mission – You can help

March 12, 2020 02:10:08 PM
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An ongoing mission by Rotarians reminds that some areas of the world still struggle to access clean water. A volunteer mission this month will include efforts to improve sanitation for primary school students in Guatemala.

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Public recreation grants available – Apply to the Choate Fund by April 30th

March 5, 2020 03:42:05 PM
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Have a public recreation project you think deserves funding? Applications for Choate Fund Recreation Grants are now being accepted for 2020.

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Central One Scholarship opportunity for ARHS senior

March 3, 2020 02:45:51 PM
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A local credit union is offering a scholarship for one student of Algonquin Regional. The selected applicant will receive either a $1,000 or $4,000 scholarship. Central One is offering four scholarships for four high schools in towns where they have branches. One student will be selected from each school, and only one of those will […]

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Friends of Rec seeking news members

March 2, 2020 08:47:46 AM
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The non-profit needs more volunteers.

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Register for “Next Level Parenting” Workshops

February 28, 2020 07:30:00 AM
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SYFS is re-running a workshop series for parents of teens.

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Southborough Teachers Association offering scholarships

February 14, 2020 11:31:23 AM
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The association for teachers in Southborough’s K-8 schools is offering two scholarships to graduating seniors from Algonquin.

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“Love Your Library” collection drive for Food Pantry: Fine amnesty and giveaways

February 13, 2020 08:54:24 AM
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The Southborough Library is offering incentives (like waived fines and fun giveaways) for supporting the Food Pantry during Love Your Library month.

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Middlesex Savings Bank donating $20K to Southborough Police & Fire

February 12, 2020 02:13:35 PM
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Last week, Middlesex Savings Bank handed out checks totaling $50,000 to three charities supporting the Southborough community. It was part of $1.4M in unrestricted gifts doled out by its charitable foundation this year. The donations went to 84 food pantries, senior centers, and libraries.

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Scholarship Committee urgently seeking help: Volunteers and Donations needed (Plus, other vacancies)

February 4, 2020 02:25:58 PM
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The Southborough Scholarship Advisory Committee asked me to share an announcement.

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