Charities/Making a difference

Gobble Wobble Gives Back

December 4, 2018 05:28:43 PM
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Thanks to those who registered for and sponsored the annual Thanksgiving Day run, the Southborough Food Pantry received a $4,000 donation.

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Raising funds for Wildfire victims in memory of resident’s father

November 29, 2018 02:30:00 PM
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For most of us in Southborough, the wildfires in California are horrifying but far removed. But for at least one resident, the Camp Fire in Paradise, CA was a personal tragedy. It has prompted her to reach out to the public to ask for support for the surviving victims.

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Holiday Gift collection drives in Southborough

November 29, 2018 11:50:00 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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Holiday Giving Program for families in need – by December 7

November 28, 2018 04:17:49 PM
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Southborough Youth and Family Services’ annual Holiday Giving Program is in full swing. Here is information on how you can participate this year.

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

November 27, 2018 04:21:39 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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Interfaith Thanksgiving service and potluck dessert – Sunday

November 15, 2018 12:15:43 PM
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This Sunday, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church is hosting another “Neighbors for Peace” event. This one is in conjunction with the United Parishes of Southborough.

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Gobble Wobble 2018: Volunteers needed and reminder to register

November 14, 2018 09:42:04 AM
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The Friends of the Southborough Recreation Department are hoping that families in town will continue to support its Thanksgiving tradition – the Gobble Wobble.

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Veterans Roundup: 11/11 Ceremony, Recognizing service in War on Global Terrorism, Honor Flight, and remembering Buffalo Soliders (Updated)

November 12, 2018 05:24:57 PM
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In honor of Veterans Day, I’m sharing news on multiple efforts by Southborough residents to honor veterans past. (It includes news that I’m overdue in sharing.)

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Reminder: Scouting for Food pickup was this morning

November 9, 2018 06:00:08 PM
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It’s time for the annual Scouting for Food drive. Look for scouts posting bags on doorknobs this weekend. They’ll be coming back around the following Saturday hoping to find pantry donations for pickup.

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“Hate Has No Home” in Southborough

November 9, 2018 09:52:24 AM
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A group of residents is inviting you to help combat hate crimes and prejudice with a positive message.

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Show of “Friendship” for local synagogue – Friday

November 7, 2018 11:20:02 AM
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Since we don’t have any synagogues in town, I’m sharing news on how you can befriend a synagogue next door.

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Scouting for Food: Flyer posting this Saturday; pickup November 10th

November 1, 2018 04:43:30 PM
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It’s time for the annual Scouting for Food drive. Look for scouts posting bags on doorknobs this weekend. They’ll be coming back around the following Saturday hoping to find pantry donations for pickup.

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Senior Center Autumn Fair: Donate items/services and save the Date – November 17

October 25, 2018 08:08:07 AM
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The Southborough Senior Center is planning its annual Autumn Fair fundraiser for Friends of the COA. They are seeking donations from the community.

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News from The New England Center for Children

October 18, 2018 08:29:21 AM
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NECC is sharing news about people worth recognizing.

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