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Notice Non-Profits: Mary Lyon Foundation

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The Mary Lyon Foundation in Massachusetts is a beacon of educational support, enriching the lives of students and educators across the region. Established in 1990, the foundation is dedicated to upholding the legacy of Mary Lyon, a pioneer in women's education and the founder of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (later Mount Holyoke [...]

Pothole Pictures Showing Mary Poppins for Their Last Film of the Season

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The last movie showing of the 2023-2024 season at Pothole Pictures is this Friday and Saturday night! Finishing off the season in style, they will be showing Mary Poppins, arguably one of the greatest children’s films ever. The film won five Oscars, a Golden Globe, and two Grammys. The film debuted in 1964, and continues to be a household [...]

Ja'Duke Theater presents Resilience Rising: A Fundraiser for NELCWIT

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Ja’Duke Theater presents a night of community and live theater in benefit of the local non-profit organization, New England Learning Center for Women in Transition (NELCWIT). This is sure to be a memorable night with a lineup of several Broadway performances. Come out for the show on Friday, February 9th or Saturday, February 10th, 2024 at 6 [...]

Notice Non-Profits: LifePath in Greenfield, Massachusetts

LifePath Greenfield Massachusetts elderly care

This week, I want to acknowledge another one of our local non-profits which adds value to our community. Located in Greenfield, Massachusetts, LifePath is an essential support for aging adults and their support network. Since 1974, this organization has been offering a diverse range of services tailored to the unique needs of local members [...]

Notice Non-Profits: Franklin County Community Meals Program

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The Franklin County Community Meals Program is an invaluable non-profit in our area. Together with the local community, they work to alleviate hunger. They organize four meal sites in Orange, Turners Falls, Greenfield, and Northfield, Massachusetts, as well as three food pantries: the Orange Food Pantry, the Greenfield Community College Food [...]

Notice Non-Profits: Franklin County Sheriff's Office Regional Dog Shelter

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The Franklin County Sheriff's Office Regional Dog Shelter opened over 10 years ago as the vision of Sheriff Christopher Donelan. Donelan saw the lack of sheltering facilities for dogs in the community. In 2012, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office was awarded a grant of $20,000. With this grant money and the work of inmates in the [...]

Notice Non-Profits: United Way of Franklin & Hampshire Region

United Way of Franklin & Hampshire Region Massachusetts

The United Way originated in 1887 in Denver, Colorado. It was not until 1921 that the organization had expanded all the way to Hampshire County, Massachusetts. The organization continued to grow through the 20th century, with an increase in member towns, partner agencies, and fundraising campaigns. In 2021, United Way of Franklin County and [...]

Notice Nonprofits: Big Brother Big Sisters Franklin County

big brothers big sisters franklin county

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County is one local nonprofit organization whose work and mission really enhances our community. BBBS matches volunteers with children to form a one-to-one mentoring relationship. By building meaningful connections, children receive support through their social and emotional development, to help them [...]

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