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Time, talent, and treasure

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By Katie Hennessey Hometown Weekly Intern “Time, talent, and treasure.” Youth in Philanthropy (YIP), a program run through the Foundation for MetroWest, aims to teach adolescents of the many ways they can give back to their community - even if they may not be endowed with the “treasure” that is so often associated with philanthropy....
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Foundation for MetroWest launching Family Giving Circle

The Foundation for MetroWest, which runs one of the largest youth philanthropy education programs in the country, is widening its philanthropic net with the launch of the Family Giving Circle program, where families pool their money, investigate where the community needs are, then jointly decide where to distribute the funds. Created as an expansion of the...
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Medfield joins arts campaign launch

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Local arts advocate and Cultural Alliance of Medfield Chair Jean Mineo was among the contingent of state arts, business, education and political leaders at the recent, invitation-only launch of the "Arts Means Business" advocacy campaign in Boston featuring Mayor Marty Walsh. In addition to Walsh, featured speakers included Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce...
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Schulers, Bowers to be honored at TPC

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Longtime community leaders and Wellesley Council on Aging activists John and Dwin Schuler and Mary Bowers are being recognized as outstanding individuals for their significant contributions to the Town and to the Council on Aging over many years. Two prominent rooms at the new Tolles Parsons Center (TPC) will be named in their...
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Foundation for MetroWest receives national recognition

Foundation for MetroWest recently received accreditation with the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence - National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations. This program establishes legal, ethical, effective practices for community foundations everywhere. “Meeting the National Standards benchmarks is a rigorous, comprehensive process,” said Randy Royster, Chair of the Community Foundations National Standards Board. “This accreditation...
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Fund for Wellesley gives to nonprofits

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The Fund for Wellesley, an endowed fund of Foundation for MetroWest, recently hosted its annual Grant Award Ceremony at Babson College’s Sorensen Center where they distributed $20,000 to five local nonprofit organizations in the areas of Seniors—Engagement and Enhanced Services, Community Building & Civic Engagement and Youth Development & Opportunity. To date, The...
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