Category Archives: News from GiftsToGive

UPDATE – (August 13)
We are (still) temporarily CLOSED for Volunteers at the Factory
and for Customers at our Thrift Store!

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50,000 Volunteers THRIVING!

Resident Bee Keeper Bill O’Keefe, reported today that our honey bees are thriving, bringing back tons of pollen and making pounds of Acushnet honey. Bill has decided to add a third hive in the next few weeks!

 

Umass Dartmouth, Student Video

QUESTION: What do Umass Dartmouth students; Mikella, Samantha, Tracy, Jennifer and Veronica have in common, besides being passionate about recycling, re-using and re-purposing?

ANSWER: They are bright and shining lights focusing on issues important to the whole world!

We cannot thank them enough for choosing us as an example.

Coalition of Community Organizations Come Together for Mental Health Awareness

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of local community organizations have been meeting to strategize response efforts for those most vulnerable in our communities. Having identified mental health as a critical need for many, these organizations have come together, with the generous support of a $25,000 grant from the South Coast Community Foundation, to create a campaign in effort to end stigma and strengthen mental health, aptly named Help and Hope Southcoast.