Giving Tuesday

The Do Good Feel Good Campaign Continues! Join Easy 99.1, Reader’s Hardwood Supply and Mid-Cape Home Centers this Giving Tuesday in raising money and awareness for the non-profit organizations that need your support!

Most 501C-3 (Non-profit) organizations in our community continue to survive on the support of sponsorships, fundraising and donations. Giving Tuesday is the biggest crowd funding day of the year. Every year, the hype surrounding the days following Thanksgiving, focus on holiday shopping, major savings and supporting local businesses. From Black Friday, to Cyber Monday, we know your carts and lists have been built. We ask you to set aside a few dollars for Tuesday. In a season so heavily focused on being grateful, it’s always important to remember those less fortunate and moreso, the organizations and volunteers that provide services to those in greatest need. If you don’t have a specific organization in mind, here are some that Easy 99.1 has highlighted as standout service providers across the South Shore and Southern New England.

Gnome Surf, a surf therapy organization located in Southern New England has been providing surf therapy to all neuro-diverse athletes of all abilities. If you haven’t heard about them yet, they are continuing to expand their service region across New England and the South Shore with partnerships still blooming. Make a splash. Donate to Gnome Surf and help us ride the wave of inclusivity. Together, we can create a world where everyone is free to ride their own wave.

Homes For Our Troops, located in Taunton, MA has helped provide over 300 custom or adapted homes to injured veterans post 9/11, and their work continues. They have been deemed one of the top veteran and military charities in the U.S. for the work they do and mission they uphold. These homes restore some of the freedom and independence our Veterans sacrificed while defending our country, and enable them to focus on their family, recovery, and rebuilding their lives. Consider supporting Homes For Our Troops this Giving Tuesday as an act of service.

Father Bills & MainSpring, headquartered in Brockton, MA has a mission to ensure that no one is homeless. Their mission is to end and prevent homelessness in Southern Massachusetts with programs that provide emergency and permanent housing and help people obtain skills, jobs, housing, and services. We help people who are struggling with homelessness, or are at risk of homelessness, achieve self-sufficiency. From shelter, to meals to clothing, Father Bill’s provides emergency services as well as plans for success to support those at high risk for loss of shelter and self sustenance. To find out more about what they do an how to support their mission, Click Here.

The Arc of the South Shore, truly is the heart of the South Shore. This organization continues to provide incomparable services to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism. The Arc serves the families and communities across the shore (approximately 4,000 current individuals) of all ages. From infancy to elder age, the mission is to help this vulnerable population live independent and fulfilling lives to their greatest potential. Providing supports from therpay, PCA service assistance, community living, in home support, family supports and beyond, the operational costs run approximately $16M per year. Without community donations, The Arc wouldn’t be the stellar organization it is today, which so many South Shore families depend on. Become a “Friend of the Arc” and support with a donation today!

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