PHOTOS: A Year in Giving 2022

PHOTOS: A Year in Giving 2022

Each Friday, Banker & Tradesman recaps recent cases of charitable giving, volunteering, and other good works by members of the Massachusetts real estate and banking community in our regular Community Good Works Features. And each December, we highlight notable examples of each month’s good works. To submit articles for charitable causes, email [email protected].

Employees from Turner Construction Co.’s Boston division purchased and donated 164 pairs of children’s boots to the Horizons for Homeless Children boot drive. Photo courtesy of Turner Construction Co.

Swansea-based BayCoast Bank surprised seven nursing students from Fall River and New Bedford by giving each of them a $10,000 stipend. The scholarships help students fund their education at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing. Photo courtesy of BayCoast Bank

Weymouth-based South Shore Bank paid 70 Brockton High School music and performing arts students to attend the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra’s performance at the Thayer Academy Center for the Arts in Braintree. South Shore Bank Chief Marketing Officer Jane Bowman (second from left) posed with (left to right) Jin Kim, Music Director of the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, Michael Smith, Music Director of the Brockton Public Schools, and Karen Thompson, CEO of the Atlantic Symphony orchestra. Photo courtesy of South Shore Bank

Woburn-based Northern Bank donated $40,000 through its charitable foundation to the Nashoba Learning Group, a school for children and adults with autism. From left to right: Liz Martineau, President and CEO of Nashoba Learning Group; Michelle Arnold, director of the Northern Bank Charitable Foundation and head of Northern Experience; Jack Thomas, a student at Nashoba Learning Group, and his father, Justin Thomas, head of municipal lending at Northern Bank. Photo courtesy of Northern Bank

Liz Tavares, a broker at Jay Nuss Realty Group and the firm’s representative at the Rotary Club of Newton, participated in an initiative by the Rotary Club and the Charles River Regional Chamber to deliver meals to families and older adults in Newton. Pictured: Tavares (left) with Rotary Club of Newton President Sue Peghiny. Photo courtesy of Jay Nuss Realty Group

Woburn-based commercial real estate firm Cummings has pledged $20 million to Roger Williams University through its founding to support the recently rebranded Cummings School of Architecture. From left to right: Bill and Joyce Cummings, Holly Maes and RWU President Ioannis N. Miaoulis. Photo courtesy of Roger Williams University

Brockton-based HarborOne Bank donated $220,000 to 26 organizations, including Hope & Comfort of Needham, as part of their foundation’s semi-annual grant cycle. HarborOne employees (left to right) Liam Reardon, Jennifer White, Heather Nelson, Dara Delaney, Jimmy Tran, Alba Shaba and Sarah Doracaj presented Hope & Comfort founder Jeff Feingold with a check for $20,000. Photo courtesy of HarborOne Bank

Employees and friends of Shawmut Design and Construction raised more than $118,000 for cancer research and patients as part of this year’s Pan-Mass Challenge bike ride. Photo courtesy of Shawmut Design and Construction

Boston-based construction company Suffolk invited 22 Girl Scouts from Camp Cedar Hill in Waltham for a day to learn about construction and the importance of women’s representation in the industry. The Boy Scouts designed and built structures that could support the weight of at least one book—using only popsicle sticks and clothespins. Photo courtesy of Suffolk

Holliston-based Griffin Electric Inc. and its employees recently donated backpacks filled with a selection of school supplies to help local students and families. Photo courtesy of Griffin Electric

Cutline: As part of the celebrations marking the opening of Harvard University Employees Credit Union’s new location in the Longwood Medical Area, the Credit Union presented a $10,000 donation to Boston Children’s Hospital. Photo courtesy Harvard University Employees Credit Union

Rockland Trust provided Massachusetts Bay Community College with $45,000 for the school’s Certified Nursing Assistant program. The grant covers the full cost of tuition, supplies and tutoring for 50 black students from low-income households in the MetroWest area. Photo courtesy of Rockland Trust

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