Liz Tavares of Jay Nuss Realty Group, left, and Rotary Club of Newton President Sue Peghiny pose for a photo while helping deliver meals from local restaurants to needy families and senior citizens. Photo courtesy of Jay Nuss Realty Group

BayCoast Bank

Swansea-based BayCoast Bank announced a $20,000 grant for Atlantis Charter School in Fall River, Massachusetts, to help support the school’s Pandemic Management Plan and provide critical mental health services.

Brookline Bank

Brookline Bank, its parent company Brookline Bancorp, along with other Bancorp subsidiaries announced they have donated $50,000 to the Americares Ukraine Relief Fund.

Envision Bank

Quincy-based Envision Bank staff members volunteered at a NeighborWorks Housing Solutions site. The six volunteers spent a day sorting donations, setting up a new pantry and reorganizing the library at the homelessness service provider’s Winter Street building in Quincy.

Granite City Electric

Norwell-based Granite City Electric donated unspecified electrical supplies to four Massachusetts construction projects being run by local Habitat for Humanity affiliates.

Jay Nuss Realty Group

Newton-based Jay Nuss Realty Group announced that team member Liz Tavares is part of an ongoing effort to arrange meal deliveries between area restaurants and local families, senior citizen programs and individual households in Newton. This has provided 400 meals daily to needy families.


Boston-based KeyBank has surpassed the five-year goals of its National Community Benefits Plan, providing more than $26 billion focused on economic access and equity to communities across the country.

LBC Boston

Margarita Kvacheva, CEO of Quincy-based developer LBC Boston, announced that she has raised over $56,000 for Sunflower of Peace to support Ukrainian citizens affected by the Russian invasion of their country.

Lee Bank

Lee Bank, through its foundation, has awarded $83,750 to 12 Berkshire area organizations and an additional grant to Pittsfield Public Schools in its first round of 2022 community funding.

MutualOne Bank

Framingham-based MutualOne bank announced that its charitable foundation has awarded $10,000 to SPARK Kindness to support their “Resilient Community” speaker series.

Rockland Trust

Hannover-based Rockland Trust has granted $5,000 to support LEAP for Education through the bank’s foundation. LEAP for Education offers innovative educational and career growth programs for students in middle school through college.

Community Good Works

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