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Non-Profits Around Greater Gardner MA

  • Win 10 Grand! (2/18/2022)

    Huge Drawing Looms in Greater Gardner MA Super Raffle

    On February 23, 2022 at 7pm, 11 lucky tickets will be drawn out of no more than 400 tickets sold.  Top prize is $10,000.   See image at left. For more information, you can visit the Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce website. CLICK HERE.

  • Barre Clothing (1/24/2022)
    Winter is cold, but donating is cooler

    Winter is Cold, But Donating is Cooler!

    From Town of Barre on Facebook, “Did you know that donating unwanted clothing is easy? Visit our convenient clothing donation bins located at the Henry Woods Municipal Building and the Stephen Brewer Public Safety Building or schedule a free home pick up of clothing, textiles and small household items at

  • People’s Place (1/23/2022)

    People’s Place is located at 73 City Hall Avenue, Gardner. For directions, CLICK HERE For more information, here is their website. CLICK HERE or their  Facebook page.  CLICK HERE

    Non-Profit Holds Greater Gardner MA Vegetarian Cooking Class

    The People’s Place Community Center of Gardner MA is holding another vegetarian cooking class from 6:30 to 8:00pm on Thursday January 27, 2022.  The public is asked to either text presenter Tina Dixson at (978) 660-7548 or email if you wish to attend.  The class is held the last Thursday of every month.

    According to the organization, the People’s Place Community Center’s mission  is to provide “educational, social, recreational, spiritual, and service-oriented support programs to the residents of the Greater Gardner Community.”  In keeping with its mission, the center plans educational forums on “dietary health, financial planning, basic computer training, smoking cessation, depression recovery, vegetarian cooking, needle craft instruction, and much more.”

  • Elks Bingo (12/19/2021)
    Gardner MA Elks Bingo Night
    Gardner Elks Lodge 1426
    Gardner Elks Lodge 1426. Directions, CLICK HERE

    Have Fun for Charity on 12-22-21

    You can spell it the same forwards or backwards, 12-22-21. Does that mean this Wednesday at the Gardner Elks Bingo will be lucky for you?   The games, fun, and prizes start at 6:30pm, but you can have dinner too because the kitchen opens at 5pm.   The  Benevolent and Protective Gardner Elks Lodge 1426 is located at 31 Park Street in Gardner MA

    Elks cook Lisa Thompson says, “Don’t know what you’re doing? Haven’t played in a while? Kind of nervous? We have many volunteers that are more than happy to teach you what to do! Come on down this week, next week or any other Wednesday and we’d be happy to see you and show you around while you win BINGO!! Oh yea and come say hi to me I’m typically found in our kitchen!”  Proceeds from Bingo go towards the Elks charitable work in our community.  Learn more on the Gardner Elks Facebook page.  CLICK HERE

  • Gardner Museum (12/13/2021)
  • Giving Tuesday (11/30/2021)
    Giving Tuesday - Join the Generosity Movement

    Join the Generosity Movement! Start with Giving Tuesday.

    Help a non-profit organization in the Greater Gardner MA region. Here’s a list.

    Make Giving Tuesday Year Round Generosity!

    Donation bins are set up at Gardner MA City Hall to collect toys and clothing for the needy. Gardner PD and Fire have a Toy Drive. Local Organizations throughout the region are listed here. Helpful Ideas for Companies, Nonprofits, and Individual Donors can be found at Area food pantries and organizations like the Gardner CAC need support year round. Thank you for caring.

  • Emergency Housing (11/16/2021)
    Gardner MA Emergency Housing Mission


    Happy Thanksgiving Gardner MA

    Gardner Emergency Housing Mission

    As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving this year and give thanks for having housing and food, let us also recognize that some people and families need help.

    The Gardner Emergency Housing Mission helps to provide short-term housing for families with children located in the Gardner MA schools system. A Summer 2021 newsletter stated ,”housing becomes a crucial crisis for many in our community and we are here to offer a bridge to resources that could help or overcome homelessness for families..” GEHM funds its efforts with grants, fundraisers, and private donations. To learn more, visit their website. CLICK HERE.

    Happy Thanksgiving Greater Gardner MA

    Thank you for our shelter and food.

    Thank you for less bad and more Good.

    Thank you for friends and family.

    Thank you for health and prosperity.

    Thank you!

  • Gardner C.A.C. (11/7/2021)

    Learn more at Gardner CAC website. CLICK HERE.

    Gardner CAC Needs You

    For decades, the Gardner Community Action Committee – Gardner CAC has served countless less fortunate individuals in the area. One of their drivers told us donations make a huge difference. You can donate securely with any debit or credit card. Here’s the link, CLICK HERE.

  • Fundraiser at Salvadore (10/14/2021)
    Time for Teamwork - Fundraiser

    Fundraiser at Salvadore to benefit family of Dan D’Angelo.

    On Friday, Oct. 22 & Saturday, Oct. 23 Salvadore Auto Group will host a Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular! Complete event details click here!

  • Winchendon Fall Festival (9/30/2021)
    4th Annual Winchendon Fall Festival with Local Live Music October 9, 2021
    Winchendon Fall Festival Saturday October 9th 10am to 4pm

    Winchendon Fall Festival

    The Winchendon Fall Festival is being held Saturday October 9, 2021 beginning at 10am. With live bands, great food from local restaurants and food trucks, and over 150 vendors, the event is sure to be a great time! Download vendor packet as provided by town. Fall Festival Facebook page.

  • Ashburnham Historical (9/24/2021)

    Ashburnham Historical Society presents:

    The Ashburnham Historical Society will be presenting a free Historical presentation at 79 Main Street Ashburnham on October 16, 2021 at 6 pm. “People, Events and Strange Happenings of the Past” Also on October 29, 2021, a reservation only presentation of “Bizarre Paranormal Events” will be held at 79 Main Street at 6 pm. 40 seats are available at $10.00 each. Tickets are available Saturday mornings 9 am to noon at 79 Main St. or by mail to P.O. Box 692, Ashburnham, MA 01430, please include phone and email info.

  • Hardwick Community Fair (7/12/2021)

    The 258th Hardwick Community Fair will be held August 20 & 21, 2021 on the common in Hardwick Massachusetts. Hardwick says the fair originated in 1762 and is the oldest fair in the United States. Visit the Hardwick Fair website. This is just one of several items in the 4 page Hardwick MA July Newsletter.

  • P.A.C.C. to be commended (7/7/2021)

    Excellent Vax Efforts

    The Polish American Citizens Club of Gardner MA should be commended for its outstanding commitment to helping vaccinations against Covid 19. The club, area volunteers, and Gardner area medical professionals led a superior effort which no doubt saved countless lives. Thank you all for your tireless efforts.

  • 24th Annual Hubbardston Library 5K Road Race/Walk (7/4/2021)

    The 24th Annual Hubbardston Library 5K Road Race/Walk is scheduled for Saturday September 11, 2021 at 9:00am sharp. The race starts at Hubbardston Center School. Registration is $22 prior to August 2nd and $25 thereafter. The first 100 registrants receive a FREE long sleeve t-shirt. For more information and a link to the entry form, please click here.