CHD is a family of more than 40 programs that deliver a wide range of high quality social services in communities throughout Western Massachusetts and Connecticut, all aimed at helping people build strong productive lives.
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Strengthening families through counseling, educating and supporting adults and children to help them develop their strengths and successfully face life
Offers classes in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and technology; employment coaching; citizenship application assistance; family literacy; and referrals to other services.
CPE advances economic justice through education, economic demystification, and organizing. We provide participatory economics workshops, resource materials, and bridge the divide between activists and academics.
The Center for Reproductive Rights is the first and only reproductive rights organization to combine domestic and international legal advocacy to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right.
Centre Street Food Pantry's mission is to provide families within our community with consistent access to nutritious food in a dignified and sensitive environment. As many as 90 families shop each time we are open and more than 20 new families come to us each month. Our shoppers are from Newton, Brighton, Watertown, Waltham, Needham, Wellesley, West Roxbury and Brookline.
Centre Street receives no funding from the City of Newton or from the state of Massachusetts. We depend on the graciousness of our community members to help us keep food on our neighbors' tables.
Charity: Water is a non profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. The organization inspires giving and empowers others to fundraise for sustainable water solutions. We use local partners on the ground to build and implement the projects. Then, we prove every single project funded, using GPS coordinates, photos and stories from the field.
Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) was formed in 1965 in response to public concern about the declining condition of the Charles. CRWA's mission is to use science, advocacy and the law to protect, preserve and enhance the Charles River and its watershed. At CRWA, we strive to: develop a sound, science-based understanding of interactions in the watershed; define long-term, cutting-edge solutions to watershed problems; promote sustainable watershed management practices with government agencies and private entities; and advocate for the protection, revitalization, and expansion of public parklands along the Charles.
To offer beneficial educational programs to the community and individuals in safe, responsible shooting activities.
Our Mission is to bring lasting change to impoverished children
Give children a living chance through emergency relief, food, medical care, schools, orphanages, and micro economic assistance in 33 countries, including Native Americans.
The Mission of the Children's Orchestra Society (COS) is "teaching Children the Language of Music."
The Children’s Trust is on a mission to stop child abuse in Massachusetts.
We give parents the tools and resources to build self-confidence and gain lifelong skills to ensure children grow up safe and healthy.
Funds Research, patient support and public awareness of the neurofibromatosis NF 1, NF 2 and schwannomatosis genetic disorders that cause random tumor growth throughout the body.
Church World Service works with partners to eradicate hunger and poverty and promote peace and justice among the world's most vulnerable people.
CAN is a grassroots environmental organization working to end the use of unaffordable and dangerous nuclear power in the Northeast and replace it with sustainable, reliable and affordable energy generation.
Empowers an international coalition of citizens to educate policymakers, businesses, community influencers, and the public about effective bipartisan solutions to the environmental issue of climate change. Citizens' Climate Education s one of the strongest national coalitions focused on the bipartisan solutions that can be implemented quickly and remain in place when political cycles fluctuate.
Friends of the Clapp Memorial Library strive to support and promote the growth & development of the Library. We do this through raising funds for books and materials through book sales and other events.
Clarke teaches children with hearing loss to listen and speak, helping them thrive in mainstream schools.
We all live downstream-- Neighborhood-based action, education programs which join citizens, businesses, government for sensible solutions ensuring safe drinking water, pollution prevention, resource conservation.
Started in August of 2000, Coast to Coast Dachshund Rescue Inc. was started by a small group of dedicated dachshund lovers who grew the organization to be nationwide. Today, CCDR is comprised of a group of people who still have that passion and work endlessly to help rehome dachshunds and dachshund mixes to loving homes.
Guided by the philosophy that meaningful education must cultivate the imagination and instill an appreciation for learning as an engaging, joyful pursuit, The Common School creates a safe and stimulating atmosphere for learning that encourages children to trust in themselves and others, honor differences, question, take risks, collaborate, assume responsibility, and discover individual areas of strength and interest.
The Spanish speaking Community Support Advocate helps people with getting heat, utilities shut-offs, gaining access to health care, food stamp applications, and preventing homelessness.
Supports Hampshire County residents with urgent, unmet basic needs to regain and build financial stability.
As your community foundation, we’ve been committed since 1991 to making our Valley a better place to live for all—now and for generations to come.
Everything we do begins with local generosity: People in our region who want to give back to their communities in Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire counties. When our donors give to us, they know that their gifts will be invested, stewarded, and shared to support people where they need it most.
As your community foundation, we’re passionate about serving by bringing together resources, expertise, and devoted regional partners to tackle complex and complicated issues. We’re deeply devoted to seeking solutions, building connections, and collaborating to have effective and positive impact where we live.