Meals on Wheels Rhode Island Executive Director Meghan Grady accepts a $10,000 donation from HarborOne Bank Vice President Stephen Hodgeman. Photo courtesy of HarborOne Bank

HarborOne Bank

Brockton-based HarborOne Bank donated $75,000 to 33 local food programs and pantries as part of its Harvest for Hunger program, now in its seventh year.

Hilco Redevelopment Partners

Commercial real estate firm Hilco Redevelopment Partners donated 4,000 thanksgiving turkeys to unidentified underserved communities in Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago and Richmond, California. In Boston, Hilco partnered with the South Boston Association of Non-Profits and the woman-owned business Dole & Bailey to make the turkeys available for pickup on Nov. 19. Hilco is

Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union 

Lowell-based Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union surprised 100 customers at the Fletcher Street Market Basket store in Lowell with $15 Market Basket gift cards as part of its Small Acts that Give Back initiative.

Mortgage Network 

The Salisbury and Seaford, Maryland offices of Danvers-based Mortgage Network joined together to buy food for the Salisbury Christian Shelter, a temporary emergency shelter that provides safe housing and meals for men, women and children who are homeless. Twenty employees bought and delivered 20 bags of groceries to the shelter containing peanut butter, soup, canned hams, stuffing, pasta and other items. In addition, Mortgage Network donated an additional $25 per bag to the shelter.

North Easton Savings Bank

North Easton Savings Bank sponsored a no-cost photo session for everyone in the community, providing participants with a professional headshot by a portrait photographer for use on resumes, business cards and social media profiles.

Rockland Trust

Hannover-based Rockland Trust donated $100,000 to the Brockton-based homelessness service and affordable housing provider Father Bill’s & MainSpring. The grant will go towards construction of the organization’s Housing Resource Center, a new model of shelter, housing, and services for individuals at-risk of, or struggling with, homelessness on the South Shore.


Community Good Works

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