Charities/Making a difference

Charity roundup: More support for families in need and more community members doing good

December 4, 2020 04:00:10 PM
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I have a number of items to share about organizations and residents doing good this season.

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Collecting kids’ books, games, and craft supplies for families in need

December 3, 2020 09:10:43 AM
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Are your toy shelves overloaded with games your kids have outgrown? Donate them to families in transition.

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Special Home Decor sale will partially benefit Youth & Family Services – Fri & Sat

December 2, 2020 02:41:09 PM
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Part of the proceeds from a pop up sale of gently used “upscale staging” decor will benefit Southborough Youth and Family Services.

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Holiday Gift collection drives in Southborough (SYFS donations due today!) (Updated)

November 30, 2020 11:30:00 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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Food Pantry thanks community for helping many families through Thanksgiving

November 24, 2020 09:35:32 AM

Thanks to individual donations and collection drives, the Pantry was stocked up in time for Thanksgiving.

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Southborough Firefighters collecting for Project Just Because

November 23, 2020 04:06:14 PM
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The Southborough Firefighter Department asked me to advertise it’s annual holiday gift collection drive.

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Red Apples for teachers are due by December 15

November 19, 2020 01:10:48 PM
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Red Apples are donations made to the Southborough Education Foundation in the name of a teacher or staff member.

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Reminder: SYFS Holiday Giving Drive deadline is Nov 30th

November 18, 2020 11:19:47 AM
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Reminder, this year Southborough Youth & Family Services’ Holiday Giving Program is scheduled to end earlier than usual.

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Southborough Food Pantry thanks community for support

November 17, 2020 11:08:49 AM
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It looks like the community stepped up to show its generosity to the pantry.

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Community Fund helping enable Arts Council to showcase artists’ work

November 13, 2020 09:17:50 AM
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SCAC faced an increased challenge this year. To fund a solution, board members turned to another grant making organization in Southborough for support.

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Food Pantry Collection to be held at Transfer Station (Updated – revised needs list)

November 10, 2020 11:20:08 AM
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Since Southborough’s Scouting for Food was cancelled this year, Boy Scout Troop 92 came up with another way to help collect items for the Southborough Food Pantry.

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Southborough Education Foundation merging into Southborough Community Fund

November 3, 2020 05:42:19 PM
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Pending approval by the state, the SEF name will disappear, but it’s programs will continue to be offered through the Southborough Community Fund.

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Food Pantry: Thanksgiving items needed by 13th, Needs list, and Scouting for Food cancellation

November 2, 2020 11:18:40 AM
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There won’t be a Town-wide date for donating to the Southborough Food Pantry, but scouts in town will still be encouraged to help collect items to stock the pantry this fall. Meanwhile, the pantry is looking for support right now to prepare for Thanksgiving.

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Apply ASAP for support through SYFS’ Holiday Giving program

October 29, 2020 11:21:52 AM
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SYFS is alerting residents in need of help through the holidays this year that it’s time to apply.

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