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November 24, 2015
To get their marketing messages heard, nonprofits need to participate in and influence the dialogues people are having about their organizations. MORE

November 24, 2015 — The Cambridge Community Foundation announced that it recently granted $580,475 to 73 nonprofits in the city and local region that focus on economic opportunity, education, hunger and homelessness, arts and culture, civic engagement, the elderly, the environment, and the underserved. MORE

November 21, 2015 — Victory Programs, a Boston nonprofit that works with the homeless who often have substance use and chronic health issues, now celebrating its fortieth year of operation, announced that its annual Celebration of Life Thanksgiving Dinner raised $110,000, down from last year, due in part to emergency fundraising efforts over the last 12 months. MORE

November 19, 2015 — The Music & Youth Initiative and SkillWorks, both based in Boston, recently awarded $930,000 to fund more than 20 Massachusetts nonprofits that either provide after-school, contemporary music programs or job training. MORE

November 17, 2015 — Boston Children Chorus, which aims to unite Boston-area children and families across differences of race, ethnicity, religion, and economic status, today announced that Anthony Trecek-King has been named president and artistic director. MORE

November 23, 2015 — Rosie’s Place, a Boston-based, nonprofit community center for poor and homeless women, announced that its recent annual luncheon raised $650,000, exceeding 2014 proceeds by 12% to set a record. MORE

November 20, 2015 — Walker, a Needham nonprofit that provides educational and therapeutic programs to children with complex emotional, behavioral, and learning challenges, announced that its recent golf tournament raised $150,000, surpassing its goal. MORE

November 19, 2015 — The Pan-Mass Challenge, a Needham nonprofit that hosts what has become the country’s largest athletic fundraising event, an annual, two-day bike-a-thon to generate funds for cancer care and research, announced that this year’s event raised $45 million. MORE

November 16, 2015 — Bridgewell, a Lynnfield nonprofit provider of residential, employment, and clinical services to individuals with disabilities, announced that its recent gala raised just under $400,000, setting a record for the annual event. MORE

November 24, 2015 — Sweetpea Friends of Rutland Animals, a nonprofit animal welfare organization based in Paxton, suffered a devastating fire on Saturday at its shelter on the border of Paxton and Rutland that killed 17 dogs and 39 cats, resulting in the loss of one of its two buildings. MORE

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