Christmas In The City says donations are way down this year.

Local Foundation Hoping Donations Help Save Holiday Party

A local foundation that makes rue that homeless children enjoy Christmas is worried it won’t be able to make as many dreams come true this year.


Black Friday, Shopping

Business Headlines: Macy’s Late Night; Donations Down

We’re getting some mixed messages on how much people are willing to spend this holiday season.


The youngest volunteer of the day, Mason Lemack-Bremen of Belmont, helps distribute turkeys at United Way’s Thanksgiving Project at Catholic Charities Greater Boston at Yawkey Center in Dorchester Saturday, November 19, 2011. (PHOTO PEI_Kristie Gillooly)

Volunteers Hand Out 5,000 Thanksgiving Dinners

Thousands of locals will have something to smile about thanks to an effort by the United Way.


(Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Mass. Red Cross: Blood Donations Lowest Level In A Decade

Blood donations in May and June were at the lowest level the Red Cross has seen in more than a decade, but demand for blood products remained steady.


Tornado damage in Southbridge.

Priest Blamed For Giving Donations For Tornado Victims To Others

Emergency management officials are shaking their heads after learning that many donations intended for tornado victims went to other charities.


Tornado Aide Facebook Page

Volunteers Using Facebook To Help Mass. Tornado Victims

The people of central Massachusetts have no qualms about offering support after last week’s tornadoes, and it’s those grassroots efforts that are most impressive.


(photo credit: Kim Tunnicliffe)

MEMA To Help Coordinate Tornado Donation And Volunteer Efforts

With countless donations headed to tornado-ravaged areas in Massachusetts, the United Way of Tri-County and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Donation Management System are now helping coordinate the relief effort.


A tractor trailor full of donations for tornado victims is leaving Wayland Wednesday for Alabama.

Wayland Fire Department Taking Donations For Tornado Victims

Even though recent news events have overshadowed it, residents in the south are still reeling from last week’s record-setting string of tornadoes.


Vehicles are crushed by a collapsed wall at a carpark in Mito city in Ibaraki prefecture on March 11, 2011 after a massive earthquake rocked Japan. massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit Japan on March 11, unleashing a monster 10-metre high tsunami that sent ships crashing into the shore and carried cars through the streets of coastal towns. (Photo credit JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Coakley On Japan Donations: Watch Out For Scams

BOSTON (CBS) – Many Massachusetts residents are eager to assist in the international relief effort for Japan. But, Attorney General Martha Coakley is warning people to be careful when donating. The AG’s office says there […]


Restore Hockey collects used hockey equipment, refurbishes it and donates it to children.

Local Couple Collects Used Hockey Equipment To Donate To Others

A local couple is collecting used hockey equipment to clean and donate to other children who may not be able to afford the expensive sport.





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