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March 2, 2021
 
Eastern Bank Foundation Gives $3M to 83 Bay State Nonprofits

January 29, 2021 — The Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation recently announced it granted $3 million to 83 Massachusetts nonprofits to help them mitigate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic by providing support focused on housing stability, homelessness, food security, and essential services and utilities for low- and moderate-income individuals and families.

Nancy Huntington Stager, president and CEO of Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation, noted that housing, homelessness and food insecurity have long been challenges and that “the need for corporate philanthropic support of our nonprofit partners is as great now as it was” earlier last year.

Receiving the grants, which ranged from $25,000 to $100,000, were the following:

  • Abby's House, Worcester
  • Action for Boston Community Development, Boston
  • Asian Community Development Corporation, Boston
  • Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Boston
  • Boston Rescue Mission, Boston
  • Bread of Life, Malden
  • Brookview House, Dorchester
  • Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association of Greater Lowell, Lowell
  • Cape & Island Veteran Outreach Center, Hyannis
  • Cape Cod Foundation, South Yarmouth
  • Cape Verdean Association of Brockton, Brockton
  • Caritas Communities, Braintree
  • Catholic Charities, South, Brockton
  • Champ Homes, Hyannis
  • Chelsea Restoration Corporation, Chelsea
  • Citizens For Citizens, Fall River
  • Citizens Inn, Peabody
  • City Life/Vida Urbana, Jamaica Plain
  • City Mission Boston, Boston
  • Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation, Dorchester
  • Community Action Agency of Somerville, Somerville
  • Community Action Committee of Cape Cod & Islands, Hyannis
  • Community Action Programs Inter-City, Chelsea
  • Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, New Bedford
  • Essex County Community Foundation, Danvers
  • Family Promise Metrowest, Natick
  • Family Promise North Shore Boston, Beverly
  • FamilyAid Boston, Boston
  • Father Bill's & MainSpring, Brockton
  • Fenway Community Development Corporation, Boston
  • Foundation for MetroWest, Natick
  • Friends of Boston's Homeless, Boston
  • Greater Boston Food Bank, Boston
  • Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Lawrence
  • Greater Lowell Community Foundation, Lowell
  • The Haven Project, Lynn
  • Heading Home, Charlestown
  • Hearth, Boston
  • Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, Cambridge
  • HomeStart, Boston
  • Horizons for Homeless Children, Roxbury
  • House of Hope, Lowell
  • Housing Assistance Corporation, Hyannis
  • Housing Families, Malden
  • Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, Boston
  • Interfaith Social Services, Quincy
  • Jewish Family Service of Metrowest, Framingham
  • La Colaborativa, Chelsea
  • Lawrence CommunityWorks, Lawrence
  • Lazarus House, Lawrence
  • Lifebridge, Salem
  • Lowell Transitional Living Center, Lowell
  • Lynn Economic Opportunity, Lynn
  • Lynn Shelter Association, Lynn
  • Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, Lynn
  • Massachusetts Communities Action Network, Dorchester
  • Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance, Boston
  • Merrimack Valley Food Bank, Lowell
  • Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership, Lowell
  • Metro Housing Boston formerly Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership, Boston
  • Neighborhood of Affordable Housing, East Boston
  • The Neighborhood Developers, Chelsea
  • NeighborWorks Housing Solutions, Quincy
  • New England Center and Home for Veterans, Boston
  • North Shore Community Action Programs, Peabody
  • North Shore Community Development Coalition, Salem
  • Northeast Legal Aid, Lawrence
  • Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation, Roxbury
  • Pine Street Inn, Boston
  • Plymouth Area Coalition for the Homeless, Kingston
  • Pro Home, Taunton
  • Project Bread, East Boston
  • Quincy Community Action Programs, Quincy
  • Rosie's Place, Boston
  • Solutions at Work, Cambridge
  • Somerville Homeless Coalition, Somerville
  • South Shore Community Action Council, Plymouth
  • Tent City Corporation, Boston
  • Transgender Emergency Fund of Massachusetts, Dorchester
  • United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley, Boston
  • Victory Programs, Boston
  • Vietnamese American Initiative for Development, Dorchester
  • Wareham Area Committee for the Homeless (Turning Point), Wareham
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