July 16, 2018
 
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. Peter’s Kitchen
  • The Merry Mixers
  • Zack’s Team Foundation
In addition, the foundation awarded $30,000 to the following:
  • Beverly Children’s 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.

  • You’re With Us! , which identifies and trains college clubs, groups, and teams to be welcoming and supportive peers to the differently abled.

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