New England News
6:19 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

Massachusetts Funding Collaborative Announces Record Donations

The Friends of the Homeless resource center in Springfield MA
Credit WAMC

A group of Massachusetts based foundations and corporations have announced millions in donations to help low income people survive the winter.   WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.

   The statewide funding collaborative, MassNeeds, on Tuesday announced that $8.4 million has been raised  to help poor people with the basic needs of food, heat and shelter this winter. The money comes from 41 corporate, private and public foundations and will be shared by 150  charities .

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