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Customers' Choice Community Grants Winners List

2022 Winners

This year at our 21st Annual Customers’ Choice Community Grants Awards, we celebrated 46 local non-profit organizations that received a total of $150,000 in grants.

Each and every year, we reflect on how proud we are of this program. For nearly two decades, it’s been tremendously rewarding to meet all of the local non-profits and to hear first-hand about the good work they are doing in our communities. Congratulations to all the organizations listed below:



Cancer Connection $5,000.00
Dakin Humane Society $5,000.00
Food Bank of Western Massachusetts $5,000.00
Friends of the Williamsburg Library $5,000.00
Amherst Survival Center $5,000.00
Northampton Survival Center $5,000.00
Goshen Firefighters Association $5,000.00
Manna Soup Kitchen $5,000.00
It Takes a Village $5,000.00
Friends of Forbes Library $5,000.00
Cooley Dickinson Hospital $5,000.00
Our Lady of the Hills Parish $5,000.00
Friends of Lilly Library $5,000.00
Williamsburg Firefighter Association $4,700.12
BARC, Inc. $4,651.16
Easthampton Community Center $4,308.45
Friends of M.N. Spear Memorial Library $4,063.65
Northampton Neighbors $4,063.65
Springfield Shriners Hospital for Children $3,916.77
Grow Food Northampton, Inc. $3,818.85
Amherst Neighbors $3,720.93
Smith Vocational High School PTO $3,720.93
Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School $3,623.01
Performing Arts Charter School $3,574.05
Therapeutic Equestrian Center $3,574.05
Kestrel Land Trust $3,427.17
Edward Hopkins Educational Foundation $3,329.25
Northampton Community Music Center $3,231.33
Safe Passage $3,133.41
Empty Arms Bereavement Support $2,986.54
New Hingham Elementary School PTO $2,986.54
R.K. Finn Ryan Road School $2,888.62
Whole Children $2,692.78
Belchertown K-9 $2,594.86
Northampton Youth Football $2,545.90
Tapestry $2,447.98
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holyoke $500.00
Children's Advocacy Center $500.00
Gray House $500.00
Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity $500.00
Holyoke Community College Foundation $500.00
Lorraine's Soup Kitchen and Pantry $500.00
Mental Health Association, Inc $500.00
Springfield Rescue Mission $500.00
The Parish Cupboard $500.00
Thomas J. O'Connor Adoption Center $500.00
Total: $150,000


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