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Northern Berkshire United Way Sets Annual Campaign Goal

And, of course, the biggest one of all: $470,000. That number represents the campaign goal, which is a 5.8 percent increase - or $26,000 - over last year's goal, campaign co-chairs Dianne Cutillo and Bernie Pinsonnault announced on Friday.

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Everyone Benefits When You Make Charitable Gifts

And as long as you choose groups that meet the right criteria, your generosity can also be rewarding to you, in the form of tax benefits.

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'Giving Tuesday' Urges Donations to Local Charities

Tuesday, Nov. 29, is "Giving Tuesday," and organizations and individuals throughout the community are encouraged to use the occasion to promote a cause or charity that is meaningful to them.

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Pittsfield Firefighters Union Distributes Coats for Operation Warm

Pittsfield's Operation Warm: More Than A Coat was a partnership between Pittsfield Fire Fighters Local 2647, the Boys and Girls Club and the Pittsfield Family YMCA. "We were chosen this year as one of the organizations to receive [the coats]," said Rob Leary, president of Local 2647. "It kind of rotates throughout the state as to what area is to get them and they picked Pittsfield to get this year."

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Williams Lego Challenge 'Bridges' Math, MLK, Charity

Last year it was a sturdy Star Destroyer, this year it was a fragile bridge across the massive fireplace in the Paresky Center. The building of the Lego Bridge on Jan. 18 was one of the focal points of the Williams College Winter Study course "The Mathematics of Lego Bricks," taught by associate math professor Steven Miller. The course often includes a time challenge.

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American Legion Will Provide Meal On Christmas Day

"It's a great thing and it really makes you feel good." — William Schrade

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Reid School, Yogurt Shop Partnership Donates Blankets to BCF

"It's a great way to start the holiday season. It's overwhelming. It's an incredible community response." — Erin Sullivan

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