Inbox [Sept. 25]: GWCF grants $60K to Worcester agencies fighting hunger, Quinsig nets $489K for employment training lab, state AG holds court downtown, city seeks award nominations

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Greater Worcester Community Foundation awards $60K to fight hunger in Worcester County

The Greater Worcester Community Foundation announced the awarding of $60,158 through the Worcester County Food Bank Fund to End Hunger that will help serve the food security needs of Central Massachusetts. The fund seeks to provide innovative and sustainable solutions to the problem of hunger through advocacy and programs that incorporate practices that have shown promise throughout the country or here in Worcester County.


The following organizations received grants from the Worcester County Food Bank Fund to End Hunger: AIDS Project Worcester Inc.; Ascentria Community Services Inc.; Boys & Girls Club of Worcester; Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Worcester; Community Harvest Project; Dismas House; El Buen Samaritano Food Program; Gardner CAC; Ginny’s Helping Hand Inc.; Growing Places Garden Project; GVNA Healthcare Inc.; Jeremiah’s Inn; Pernet Family Health Service Inc.; Rachel’s Table; Rainbow Child Development Center; Regional Environmental Council Inc.; Spanish American Center Inc.; Stone Soup Artists and Activists Collective and Community Center; Unitarian Universalist Church of Worcester/Loaves and Fishes; United Way of Tri-County; Valley Residents for Improvement; and YWCA of Central Massachusetts.

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