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Clark insures food distribution

The Lowell Sun Updated:   02/21/2018 12:00:12 PM EST   Theresa Sarrah of Lowell, left, and Anthony Villandry of Boxboro, employees of Clark Insurance, present Amy Pessia, executive director of the Merrimack Valley Food Bank, with a $3,000 gift to support …

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Feed the Valley

Help Food Bank feed the Valley Updated:   02/06/2018 10:48:13 AM EST A “Feed the Valley Fundraiser” was held at Stonehedge Hotel and Spa recently to benefit the Merrimack Valley Food Bank. About $15,000 was raised for MVFB’s food-distribution programs …

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Lowell Five

Lowell Five donates $8,000 to food bank Updated:   01/09/2018 12:16:30 PM EST (COURTESY PHOTO) The Lowell Five Bank recently honored a pledge made to the Merrimack Valley Food Bank by presenting the food bank with a check for $8,000. …

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ABC Nursery School

ABC Nursery collects for Merrimack Valley Food Bank The Lowell Sun Updated:   12/19/2017 06:35:56 AM EST Susan Swenson’s class at ABC Nursery School in Chelmsford recently collected 275 pounds of food during the Thanksgiving Food Drive for the Merrimack …

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Concord’s Jericho Road Project raises $72K

Posted Mar. 22, 2016 at 3:23 PM CONCORD The Jericho Road Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to community strengthening and development through talent-matching partnerships with professional volunteers, raised over $72,000 at its annual spring fundraising gala, Bridges to Change. More …

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Food bank seeks more state funding

By Amelia Pak-Harvey LOWELL — The Merrimack Valley Food Bank is lobbying for an extra $3 million in next year’s budget for the Massachusetts Emergency Food Assistance Program, stressing that the need for food banks across the state remains high. …

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Charities have always taken center stage

The Lowell Sun UPDATED:   01/06/2016 01:27:44 PM EST LOWELL — The John Harrington-Mary Costello family owned The Sun for more than 100 years and were always mindful of being good corporate citizens The Sun was founded in 1878 by …

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