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  • Cathy Weiss Sunrise Fund

    So much has changed in our world this year – yet in Middlesex County there is one lasting constant – Great People Doing Great Things! At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County we are inspired by the generosity and many kindnesses of our friends and neighbors and we’re delighted to introduce you to one of Read More →

  • Warm the Children Shoreline

    Thanks to the generosity of so many individuals and businesses, every fall and winter a group of volunteers on the shoreline are kept busy helping families choose warm coats, scarves, gloves, socks, and shoes. Warm the Children volunteer coordinators receive family referrals from the town social service offices and assigns them to volunteer shoppers. Shoppers Read More →

  • Middlesex Enhancement Fund

    Philanthropy Matters. Philanthropy Works. Anyone can be a philanthropist at any time, in any amount. Established by the Board of Directors in 1997, the Middlesex Enhancement Fund is available to all donors to make gifts of any size. Over the years the Fund has grown substantially with memorial, anonymous and other gifts. Grant making is Read More →

  • St. Luke’s Home Fund

    St. Luke’s Home was founded in 1865 as a nonprofit organization committed to serving the various needs of seniors and veterans in Middlesex County. Facing ongoing changes in state and federal funding streams, the St. Luke’s Board of Trustees voted to dissolve the organization and continue to be faithful to its 150-year mission by establishing Read More →

  • Tooth Fairy Fund

    At the Community Foundation of Middlesex County we say each and every day that “we only know Good People Doing Great Things.” It’s so true and we never take our friends and neighbors or the great things they do for granted – and we know that you don’t either. Allow us to introduce to you Read More →

  • Mental Wellness Fund

    Together, we can support and promote mental wellness with meaningful action. Mental health issues affect so many in our communities – either directly or indirectly – and we all can take steps to make mental wellness the goal for our communities. An anonymous donor took the lead on this issue in 2014 following the first of a Read More →

  • Daniel G. Howe Memorial Fund for Gilead Community Services

    Remembering Daniel Mental health issues impact everyone, not just those struggling with these challenges. Families, friends, colleagues, and neighbors are all touched in some way. For many families the challenges can bring heightened awareness, advocacy, and opportunities, to help others right in their own communities. Just ask Cathy and Jim Probolus of Portland. Cathy’s nephew, Read More →

  • Barry M. Simon Miracle Fund for Gilead Community Services

    Compassion – Creativity – Leadership – Excellence The Barry M. Simon Miracle Fund was established to celebrate the work of Gilead Community Services’ outgoing CEO Barry Simon. Barry Simon is a man of compassion, creativity and leadership and for twenty years he worked tirelessly on behalf of the clients and families of Gilead Community Services. Read More →

  • Edward “Reds” L. and Jane S. McMillan-Gilead Endowment Fund

    Improving Lives and Building Futures Mental illness is debilitating. It’s not often discussed, yet its impact stretches well beyond those affected by it. It impacts families, friends, neighbors – the entire community. Quality health care and recovery support services provide for physical and mental wellbeing, independence and community integration. For over four decades Gilead Community Read More →

  • Barbara Weeks Hart and George H. Hart Memorial Fund

    Love at first sight is not just a Hollywood cliché. It does happen in real life, and those who knew Barbara and George Hart, will tell you that their love for and dedication to each other was an inspiration for all. Barbara and George Hart spent a lifetime together, living in many communities and working Read More →

  • The Children’s Fund

    Betsy Morgan and Jane S. McMillan, epitomize the word “caring”. They are legendary in their passion to help the children in our county, their boundless enthusiasm and energy, and their hearts as big as Middlesex County. Betsy and Jane established The Children’s Fund with the mission to improve the lives of children (years 0 to Read More →