Salem Five Foundation Gives $70K to Area Nonprofits
December 29, 2017 The Salem Five Charitable Foundation recently announced it awarded $70,000 to 28 Massachusetts nonprofits, primarily located on the North Shore, that work to advance a broad range of interests, including education, food security, health, housing, and youth development.
A total of $40,000, raised through an annual golf tournament, was awarded to the following:
- A Bench for James
- Acord Food Pantry, Inc.
- Arts After Hours, Inc.
- Be Like Brit
- Brigham and Women's Hospital Mastocytosis Center
- Danvers Community YMCA
- Essex Agricultural Society Scholarship Fund
- Friends of the Marblehead Council on Aging
- Girls, Inc. of Lynn
- Greater Medford Visiting Nurses Association
- Haymakers for Hope
- Independent Living Center of the North Shore and Cape Ann
- Melmark New England
- North Shore Elder Services
- Sailing Heals
- Salem Community Child Care
- Salem Education Foundation
- St. Peters Kitchen
- The Merry Mixers
- Zacks Team Foundation
In addition, the foundation awarded $30,000 to the following:
- Beverly Childrens Learning Center, which provides children with high quality education, nurturing care, good nutrition, physical activities and opportunities.
- Catholic Charities North, which serves low-income populations on the North Shore, allowing them to better care for themselves and contribute to their communities.
- Citizens Inn, which helps families and individuals experiencing a housing crisis or food insecurity.
- Habitat for Humanity North Shore, which partners with families and individuals in need to build or improve a place they can call home.
- HAWC (Healing Abuse Working for Change) , which provides a domestic violence helpline, emergency shelter, legal, advocacy, and counseling services.
- Mission of Deeds, which provides people in need in Middlesex and Essex Counties with purchased beds, donated furniture, and household items, free of charge.
- Salem BackPack Program, which provides Salem elementary school children in need with nutritious food over the weekend.
- Youre With Us! , which identifies and trains college clubs, groups, and teams to be welcoming and supportive peers to the differently abled.