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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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Wellesley Youth In Philanthropy seeks endowment

By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly Correspondent In 1997, the Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) program was created by the Foundation for Metro West. The program was designed to give students an opportunity to learn about philanthropy and be involved in philanthropic work within their own community. To date, there are 14 established YIP programs that have positively impacted...
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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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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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