Branch Street Fire Victims Relief Fund
Our thoughts are with all those impacted by the tragic fire on Branch Street - Lowell. If you would like to help, you can make a donation to the Branch Street Fire Victims Relief Fund at any Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union branch locations. Click here for list of locations.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — An intense fire ravaged a three-story apartment building before dawn Thursday, killing four adults and three children, forcing tenants to jump or hand their children to safety, and leading to dramatic rescues from upper floors. The victims in this former mill city about 25 miles northwest of Boston were all found in units on the top floor of the building, which had a liquor store on the ground floor and apartments on the upper floors, fire officials said. To read more about this story, please click here.
Annual WAAF Blood Drive
WAAF and the American Red Cross are having the annual WAAF blood drive on August 26th from 6:30am until 7:00pm at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center located at 165 Worcester Road. WAAF's Hill-Man Morning Show, Mike Hsu, and Mistress Carrie will be broadcasting live and will be giving away concert tickets and t-shirts!
Military Appreciation Day
What: Porter & Chester is sponsoring a Military Appreciation Day with free admission for a day filled with food, games and military recognition.
Where: Porter & Chester, 5 Campanelli Circle, Canton, MA
When: Saturday, August 17th from 10am-2pm
My One Wish Motorcycle Ride on Memorial Day Weekend
My One Wish grands a wish to seriously ill children. A Wish Child will be at the event to talk about their "Wish"
Tee shirts for sale, 50/50 and gift Raffles, Buffet, pasta, Italian Food and best Pizza around!
Where: Ride will meet at Scioli's Pizza Bar, 146 South Main Street Milford, MA
We will ride toward Mt. Wachusett up Route 140, a 45 minute rest stop and refreshments at The 140 Rendezvous in Sterling, MA. Returning to Scioli's Pizza Bar for DJ inside bar.
When: Saturday August 30th, 2014
Time: Registration begins at 9:00am, Kick Stands up at 11:00am
Price: $25.00 per person. $20 if you can't make the run, but want to eat and party at Scioli's. Non-profit Organization, all proceeds go to the My One Wish program.
Advanced tickets and Run Tees available. Tee's are $15 each. Women's: Sm, Lg Men's: Sm to XXXL. Limited quantities.
If you wish to purchase advance tickets or make a donation please Mail requests to:
My One Wish Labor Day Run
P/O Box 79
Milford, MA 01757
In case of rain the event will still be held at Scioli’s Pizza Bar beginning at 3:00 PM.
If you know of a deserving Wish Child please Contact My One Wish P/O Box 79 Milford, MA 01757
Question you can contact Charlie Calcagni, 508-733-7301 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Cycle the High Hills, the 7th Annual Ride to Benefit Wediko
Cycle the High Hills is truly a ‘ride like no other’ and we hope you'll join us! Choose the athletic and fundraising challenge that's right for you. There is something for everyone! Each route offers a tour of the high hills surrounding Windsor, NH. Riders and volunteers are invited on Friday evening for dinner and to spend the night on the campus of the Wediko School and Wediko Summer Program.
The ride benefits Wediko Children's Services, a not-for-profit that has been transforming young lives for nearly 80 years. Participation in one of Wediko's programs - our residential school, therapeutic summer program, home-based and school-based services builds skills and restores hope.
Date: September 13th at 7:30am-7:00pm
Where: The Wediko School, Windsor, NH
Fundraise cost: Riders can select either the 25, 50, or 100 mile route. Fundraising requirements coincide with the route distance (participants riding 25 miles commit to raise $250, 50 mile participants must raise a minimum of $500, and if you're up for a challenge, the 100 mile/$1,000 challenge will be a lot of fun!
A FAB Night for Charity
What: Live auction, raffles, DJ, face painting, food with all proceeds benefiting the Looking and Feeling FAB Inc. This provides prevention methods and treatments to people with skin side effects from chemo, radiation, and surgery.
Where: The Whitman VFW, 95 Essex St, Whitman, MA
When: Sunday, September 14th, 2014 from 2-7pm
Cost: $10/person, kids 12 and under are free.
Paddle (Kayak/Paddle) Poker Run
QQLA is a volunteer, non-profit organization of nearly 200 member families dedicated to preserving and protecting the quality of our two lakes (Quaboag and Quacumquasit are better known as North and South Ponds, and are located in Brookfield, East Brookfield and Sturbridge Massachusetts) and the surrounding watershed through the promotion of responsible, effective environmental policies.
When: September 20th, pre-registration ending September 9th. Registration can be done day of event.
Where: Starts at North Pond State Boat Ramp in Brookfield, MA. (Approx. 5 mile paddle)
Price: $15 per boat, $20 per boat on day of the event.
Time: Starts at 10:30am, run must be completed by 4:00pm.
Grand Prize: Pelican Trailblazer Kayak
Let's March Against Cancer
What: Join them on September 21st, 2014 to help those in the Community affected by cancer. LMAC is sponsoring their annual 4 mile walk to help children and families in the Merrimack Valley. Let's March Against Cancer donates half its proceeds to the American Cancer Society and half to a child in the community.
Where: Lawrence Boat House at 34 Eaton Street in South Lawrence.
Time: Registration: 9am, Walk starts at 10:00am
Contact: Linda Hollins at 978-557-2549 or Kelso Neal at 978-557-2558
The 4th Annual Major David "Klepto" Brodeur Memorial 5K
The Major David Brodeur Memorial Foundation (501c3 nonprofit) was started in 2011 when a hero from our town of Auburn was killed in Afghanistan and several classmates wanted to honor him. We give a scholarship to a deserving Auburn Hugh student each year and also give many grants to student activities at the school, as well as the memorial square that we had done at the high school.
When: October 19th
Where: North American Martyrs, 8 Wyoma Drive, Auburn, MA 01501
Check out their Facebook page
More information available as the race approaches!