Members of IBEW Local 103 members load up toy donations for distribution. Photo courtesy of IBEW Local 103

Bristol County Savings Bank

Taunton-based Bristol County Savings Bank awarded four grants of $10,000 each to four local nonprofits: Cory’s Cause, the Taunton Family Resource Center, Triumph and the Taunton Emergency Task Force.

Charles River Bank

Medway-based Charles River Bank partnered with the Milford Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program to assemble donated gifts for 35 area children, including including bikes, toys, clothes, books and shoes.

Harvard University Employees Credit Union

Cambridge-based Harvard University Employees Credit Union gave $100,000 to several community groups: Cambridge Family & Children’s Service, Food For Free, the Greater Boston Food Bank, Green Cambridge, Massachusetts Homeless Coalition, Phillips Brooks House Association, Somerville Cambridge Elder Services, Somerville Homeless Coalition and Tutoring Plus.

IBEW Local 103 

Boston-based Local 103 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers joined with Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, Quincy Mayor Koch, Somerville Mayor-elect Katjana Ballantyne and Boston elected officials to pack up thousands of toys for donation to local families for the holidays. Donations were distributed to multiple organizations across cities, including the South Boston Neighborhood House, the Salvation Army in Quincy, the Somerville Housing Authority, and the Wonderfund, an organization serving children statewide in collaboration with the Department of Children and Families.

Metro Credit Union 

Chelsea-based Metro Credit Union recently partnered with The Salvation Army in their Angel Tree Toy Drive Program to collect toys for children ahead of the holidays. This year, Metro employees fulfilled holiday wish lists for 75 children in need.

MutualOne Bank

Framingham-based MutualOne Bank gave $10,000 to expand the “Farm to Bag” program at Daniel’s Table, a Framingham food pantry.

Realtor Association of the Pioneer Valley 

The Realtor Association of the Pioneer Valley partnered with the Agawam High School hockey team to collect toys for a range of local women’s shelters, transitional housing, homeless shelters and the Adopt-a-Family program in the Springfield area.

Rollstone Bank & Trust

Fitchburg-based Rollstone Bank & Trust donated $50,000 to UMass Memorial Health’s Clinton Hospital to expand local complementary care resources to cancer patients.

Community Good Works

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