Middlesex Savings Bank, one of the largest mutual banks in Massachusetts, announced that its Charitable Foundation made a $1.4 million donation to 84 community service organizations.
Thirty-one food pantries each received a donation of $20,000 while 27 libraries and 26 senior centers each received $15,000.
According to Mike McAuliffe, president and CEO of Middlesex Savings Bank, “We are humbled to give this gift, which is a celebration of the amazing non-profit organizations, their staffs and volunteers that work tirelessly to provide services and programs to our community. As a mutual bank, one of our core values is to be an integral part of our community and we take that responsibility seriously. We are fortunate to be in a strong financial position to give this gift to the community, which will support the many people who we are honored to call customers, neighbors, family and friends.”
Middlesex Savings Bank and its Foundation explicitly chose to give to each of the food pantries, libraries and senior centers within its community because of the diverse cross-section of individuals that these organizations reach and support.
The organizations were honored by the Bank and Foundation and received their donations at an event held on January 24, 2019 at the Middlesex Savings Bank offices in Westborough.
Recipients of this gift include:
|Acton||Acton Community Supper – Acton Food Pantry (serving Acton and Boxborough)||Friends of the Council on Aging||Friends of the Acton Libraries|
|Ashland||Ashland Emergency Fund/Food Pantry||Friends of the Ashland Council on Aging||Friends of the Ashland Public Library|
|Bedford||Bedford Community Table/Pantry||Friends of the Bedford Council on Aging||Friends of the Bedford Free Public Library|
|Bellingham||Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry||Bellingham Elder Service Group||Friends of the Bellingham Public Library|
|Boxborough||Acton Community Supper – Acton Food Pantry (as noted above, this organization serves Acton and Boxborough)||Friends of the Council on Aging||Friends of the Boxborough Library|
|Concord||The Open Table, Inc.(serving Concord and Maynard)||Concord Friends of the Aging||Friends of the Concord Free Public Library|
|Framingham||MetroWest Harvest (SMOC)||Friends of the Callahan Senior Center||Friends of the Framingham Library|
|St. Bridget’s Food Pantry|
|Pearl Street Cupboard|
|Franklin||Franklin Food Panty||Friends of Franklin Elders||Friends of the Franklin Library|
|Groton||Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry (serving Groton and Littleton)||Friends of Groton Elders||Groton Public Library|
|Holliston||Holliston Pantry Shelf||Senior Support Foundation||Friends of the Holliston Public Library|
|Hopkinton||Project Just Because||Friends of the Seniors||Friends of the Hopkinton Public Library|
|Littleton||Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry (as noted above, serves Groton and Littleton)||Friends of the Littleton Council on Aging||Friends of the Reuben Hoar Library|
|Maynard||Maynard Food Pantry||Friends of Maynard Seniors||Friends of the Maynard Public Library|
|The Open Table, Inc. (as noted above, serves Concord and Maynard)|
|Medfield||Medfield Food Cupboard||Friends of Seniors, Inc.||Friends of the Medfield Public Library|
|Medway||Medway Food Pantry||Medway Friends of Elders||Friends of the Medway Library|
|Medway Village Food Pantry|
|Millis||Millis Ecumenical Food Pantry||Friends of the Millis Council on Aging||Friends of the Millis Public Library|
|Natick||A Place to Turn||Friends of the Natick Senior Center||Friends of the Morse Institute Library|
|Natick Service Council||Friends of the Bacon Free Library|
|Needham||Needham Community Council||Friends of the Center at the Heights||Friends of the Needham Public Library|
|Sherborn||Widows & Orphans Benevolent Society||Friends of the Sherborn Council on Aging||Friends of the Sherborn Library|
|Southborough||United Parishes of Southborough||Friends of the Southborough Council on Aging||Friends of the Southborough Library|
|Sudbury||Sudbury Community Food Pantry||Friends of Sudbury Seniors||Friends of the Goodnow Library|
|Walpole||Walpole Community Food Pantry||Friends of the Walpole Elders||Friends of the Walpole Public Library|
|Wayland||Parmenter VNA & Community Care||Friends of the Wayland Council on Aging||Friends of the Wayland Public Library|
|Celebration Intl. Church Food Pantry|
|Wellesley||Wellesley Food Pantry||Friends of the Wellesley Council on Aging||Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries|
|Westborough||Westborough Food Pantry||Westborough Senior Center||Friends of the Westborough Public Library|
|Westford||Westford Food Pantry||Friends of the Cameron Senior Center||Friends of the J.V. Fletcher Library|
Middlesex Savings Bank, founded in 1835 and headquartered in Natick, Mass., is a mutual savings bank. As one of the largest independent banks in Massachusetts with assets exceeding $4.7 billion, the Bank has been committed to providing outstanding value in consumer banking and business banking products for more than 180 years. The FDIC and DIF insured bank has 30 branch offices located in 25 communities – Acton, Ashland, Bedford, Bellingham, Boxborough, Concord, Framingham, Franklin, Groton, Holliston, Hopkinton, Littleton, Maynard, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Natick, Needham, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Walpole, Wayland, Wellesley, and Westford.
Photos and release courtesy of Middlesex Savings Bank