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HomeGoods Donates to the Community
FRAMINGHAM, MA (May 2011) -- In celebration of its new Dorchester location, HomeGoods contributed to the surrounding community by presenting a $6,500 donation to Brookview House at the opening ceremony.
HomeGoods, the country's only major off-price store dedicated to home fashions, opened a new store in Dorchester on May 5th. The 26,000 square foot Dorchester store is located in the Fields Corner Shopping Center.
Established in 1992, HomeGoods, a division of the TJX Cos, Inc. currently operates over 325 stores across the country. With the addition of the Fields Corner store, HomeGoods will have 27 stores in the Boston area.
For more information, contact: Mercedes Tompkins
(617) 265-2965 x208 or MTompkins@BrookviewHouse.org
Brookview House receives Grant from The Boston Foundation
The Brookview House, Inc. has been awarded a grant of $30,000.00 by the Boston Foundation,” says Deborah Hughes, Executive Director of Brookview House, Inc.
According to Ms. Hughes, the grant will be used to support homeless moms and children as they continue their journey towards personal and economic self-sufficiency.
"Our organization provides services to more than 200 moms and children per year with 75% leaving the ranks of homelessness permanently during the last 20years,” Ms. Hughes said. “The grant from the Boston Foundation will give us additional resources to continue to provide services to homeless and at-risk of homelessness moms and their children."
About The Boston Foundation
The Boston Foundation, Greater Boston’s community foundation, is one of the oldest and largest community foundations in the nation, with assets of $733 million. In Fiscal Year 2010, the Foundation and its donors made more than $82 million in grants to nonprofit organizations and received gifts of almost $83 million. The Foundation is made up of some 900 separate charitable funds established by donors either for the general benefit of the community or for special purposes. The Boston Foundation also serves as a major civic leader, provider of information, convener, and sponsor of special initiatives designed to address the community’s and the region’s most pressing challenges. For more information about the Boston Foundation, visit our website, www.tbf.org or call 617-338-1700.
Discretionary grants from the Boston Foundation are made possible through a family of funds known as the Permanent Fund for Boston, the Boston Foundation’s discretionary endowment, which has allowed the Boston Foundation to make critical grants to support Greater Boston for over 90 years. The Permanent Fund for Boston exists today due to the generosity of donors, often through bequests, enabling the Foundation to meet the most pressing needs of our community.
For more information about the Boston Foundation and its grant making, visit www.tbf.org, or call 617-338-1700.
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