Charities/Making a difference

APTO collecting to treat ARHS teachers & staff

September 23, 2020 09:17:50 AM
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The APTO is bringing the Uhlman’s ice cream truck to Algonquin teachers and staff this week. They are looking for community support.

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Rotary seeking “Cash for Camperships” – some donations matched by Main Street Bank today

September 22, 2020 10:00:13 AM
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The Rotary Club is working with Main Street Bank to maximize support for camp scholarships for Southborough residents. The support is expected to be needed more than ever in our community next summer.

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Collection drive for psychiatric patients

September 21, 2020 04:23:54 PM
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A Southborough resident is holding a special drive to collect clothing, books, and art supplies for Bournewood Hospital.

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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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Support for and from schools: Teachers, SOS, and NECC volunteers doing good (Updated)

September 16, 2020 01:53:53 PM
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With many families and teachers likely stressed about the strange new school year, I thought I’d share some happy stories. Each relates to schools in town, though one isn’t part of the public school district.

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SCF seeking to fund projects that benefit Southborough – Apply now through “easy” process

August 19, 2020 09:43:09 AM
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The Southborough Community Fund is promoting that this year’s grant application window is open and they are looking to make the process an easy one in “these unprecedented times”.

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Resident honored by American Cancer Society for longtime “remarkable” contribution

August 14, 2020 11:35:42 AM
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Over the course of 16 years, Southborough’s Nia Benoit has helped raise $300,000 for the American Cancer Society.

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The Internship Initiative led by Southborough teens

August 5, 2020 08:30:32 AM
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I have another story about Southborough teens working together to offer a service.

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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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Food Pantry update: More generous donations and thank yous

July 10, 2020 09:42:51 AM
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Recently, Middlesex Savings Bank announced that it is contributing $5,000 to the Southborough Food Pantry. I decided to check in for an update on other donations to the Southborough Food Pantry.

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Free tutoring this summer for K-12

July 1, 2020 04:29:19 PM
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A group of Southborough teens is offering free tutoring this summer.

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Protest for Black Lives Matter – Friday

June 30, 2020 02:44:53 PM
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This Friday, July 3rd at 3:00 pm, a group of Southborough teens are holding a peaceful protest for Black Lives Matter.

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Suicide Prevention Training: Quick, free, and on your schedule

June 18, 2020 07:30:07 AM
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Southborough Youth & Family Services is still offering free suicide prevention training for 17 more residents.

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