FRAMINGHAM – The MutualOne Charitable Foundation has awarded $10,000 to the Natick Service Council to support the organization’s Heart Healthy Food Pantry program. Announcement of the grant was made today by Steven M. Sousa, executive vice president and chief operating officer of MutualOne Bank and a Foundation trustee.
According to Executive Director Dan Shea, the Heart Healthy Food Pantry program is a supplemental food pantry providing clients with perishable and non-perishable staples.
“During the past year, the pantry has distributed over 200,000 pounds of food,” said Sousa. “We are grateful for their efforts and pleased to be able to assist.”
The $10,000 grant to the Natick Service Council was among awards totaling $92,000 in the MutualOne Charitable Foundation’s most recent round of funding.
Established in 1998 as the philanthropic arm of MutualOne Bank, the MutualOne Charitable Foundation has since donated over $4.9 million to charitable, educational, and civic initiatives that improve and enrich the quality of life in Framingham, Natick, and surrounding communities.
MutualOne Bank, which operates under an 1889 state charter, has full-service offices at 828 Concord Street and One Lincoln Street in Framingham and at 49 Main Street in Natick, a Commercial Loan Center at 160 Cochituate Road in Framingham, and a Residential Loan Center at 49 Main Street in Natick.
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