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Zonta Club Assembles 250 'Period Packs' for Local Organizations

The club was able to raise $470 in cash donations and Temescal Wellness gave just over $500 in donations it had collected.

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Community Rallies to Replace Windy Ridge Farm's Greenhouse

The family farm is a longtime vendor at the Downtown Pittsfield Farmer's market and Lemieux has managed a community garden program in Pittsfield that serves two of the lowest income neighborhoods in the city since 2014.

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Jewish Federation of the Berkshires Joins Ukrainian Support Effort

The Berkshire Jewish community has raised over $20,000 to date. Federation's Executive Committee recently allocated an additional $10,000 from its emergency reserves.

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Community Recreation Association Food Drive

The drive will be held at the Community House, 400 Main Street, rain or shine

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Hoosac Valley Students, Rescue Collect Pet Food for Tornado Victims

The student councils for the middle and high schools have been collecting donations. In addition, students promoted the donation drive by creating posters, writing press releases and telling the school community.

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McCann Students Collecting for Kentucky Tornado Relief Effort

McCann Technical School students are collecting items to help a fellow technical school in Mayfield, Ky., affected by a devastating tornado.

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Home Depot, Christian Center Distribute 300 Winter Care Packages

The Christian Center and the Home Depot Foundation joined forces to donate more than 300 of the distinctive buckets containing winter clothing and personal hygiene items to local veterans and homeless individuals.

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Sister City Panoramas Installed at North Adams City Hall

Taken by photographer Kelly Lee nearly 20 years ago, the landscapes have been on display for years at the Eclipse Mill where Lee had had a loft.

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Carr Hardware Donates to Berkshire Humane Society

Carr Hardware began the anniversary celebration by donating the sales of more than 300 buckets to the Humane Society plus offered its customers the option to roundup their purchases to the nearest dollar for the first two weeks of November. Funds from both the sales of the buckets and the roundup were collected and went directly to the Berkshire Humane Society on Monday afternoon.

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Berkshire Money Management Donates $25K in Food to Thanksgiving Angels

On Friday, BMM presented the organization with a big $25,000 check, doubling its fundraising efforts during a year of increased need. The funds are a match to what the organization was able to gather.

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Adams Fall Run Donates to Local American Legion Posts

The funds were raised by the return of the Fall Run this year and made on behalf of the committee and the Spencer Post 138 American Legion Riders.

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Lenco Donates Rescue Vehicle to Berkshire Rescue Team

Team President Michael Comeau said the Polaris UTV will be a huge game-changer for BMSAR, as it will drastically increase the efficiency and the response time to remove a person from wooded or mountainous terrain and get them to safety.

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Bennington Police Donate to SVHC Cancer Center

The Police Department raised $2,850 for the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center during its cancer awareness fundraiser.

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Adams Officials Approve Coal and Grain Park Project

The proposed park will abut the Ashuwilticook Rail Trail and will have as one of its central features the Coal and Grain Elevator building. The historic building was used to store coal and grain, but now sits as a relic off Columbia Street.

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Berkshire Money Management Donates $10K to Suicide Prevention Group

Harris said that unfortunately, sometimes the loudest voices are the ones that are heard in small-town panels.

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Wild Oats Donates to Williamstown Farmers Market's Initiative

Wild Oats Market recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of its Round Up For Change program with a $3,353.57 donation to the Williamstown Farmers Market's Community Essentials Initiative.

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Hillcrest Educational Centers received $4800 from Haddad Subaru

From Nov. 19, 2020 to Jan. 4, 2021, with every new Subaru purchased or leased, Subaru donated $250 to each customer's choice of charities, both national and local.

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Ocean State Job Lot Donates Flags to Fly in North Adams

Every year, Horbal buys hundreds of flags in preparation for Memorial Day. But with Memorial Day being over a month away, stores were not fully stocked.

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Chez Nous Donates $900 to Berkshire Humane Society

Chez Nous raised $900 for the Berkshire Humane Society with a vegan pop-up and continues to host fundraising "Community Nights" when a portion of proceeds go to local charities.

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Local Cannabis Dispensaries Support Berkshire Humane Society

A number of local cannabis dispensaries are supporting the Berkshire Humane Society with volunteer work and donations. Last month, Temescal Wellness donated $1,700 to the shelter, its largest donation yet.

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8-Year-Old Entrepreneur Starts Apparel Line to Combat Homelessness

Following a $1,900 donation last week to the Christian Center, 8-year-old entrepreneur Hadley Light received a gift from Mayor Linda Tyer to commemorate her clothing business that benefits the homeless.

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Dottie's Starts Oatmeal Donation Program for Christian Center

Dottie's Coffee Lounge has begun a program in partnership with the Christian Center that donates one bowl of oatmeal to the organization for every bowl sold.

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Salvation Army in Urgent Need of Funds to Meet $60K Goal

Donations through the charity organization's red kettles in Pittsfield are currently down by 70 percent compared to last year and it's struggling to meet its fundraising target by about $33,000.

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Berkshire Helping Hands Fills 'Teen Gap' in Holiday Programs

The local nonprofit had been looking for people to help fill the gap in giving younger children are eligible for holiday programs offering toys and clothing but their older siblings were left out.

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North Berkshire Groups Support Operation Warm for Local Kids

Volunteers from these local groups spent Saturday morning distributing the coats at Berkshire Family and Individual Resources.