Seacoast Online York County Community Action’s Director - Mesha Quinn thanked the audience saying; “We are truly grateful for the Leeward partnership. Last year we were able to heat the homes of 131 families with the help of your donations”.
The Daily News of Newburyport “We cannot thank the Leeward volunteers and staff enough for the funding and support you’ve provided over the past 10 years, said Tiffany Nigro of The Pettengill House. “Thank you for all of the clothing, furniture and all of the support you provide the Greater Newburyport area.”
The Daily News of Newburyport What provides you the most satisfaction in the business? Every now and then, someone will come into the store and tell us how the clothes we gave them helped them land a job. Or, how we helped a family rebound from a near-disastrous house fire. Or, someone starting out with a first apartment was able to find the basic necessities they would not have been able to afford any other way.
The Daily News of Newburyport How did the business get started? The severe economic downturn in 2008 made it difficult for many people to donate cash to critical local charities. As a result, these charities were forced to underserve the community. Rob wanted to find an alternative way to keep these charities funded without asking for cash donations.
Portsmouth Herald & York Weekly The Leeward Charitable Foundation, Inc. held its “Ladies Luncheon” to thank the many dedicated volunteers and employees who, working together, raised $200,000 to be donated to local charities in 2018. During the luncheon $52,000 was presented to several home heating assistance programs from Maine and Massachusetts.
The Daily News of Newburyport The Leeward Charitable Foundation Inc. held its "Ladies Luncheon" last week to thank the many dedicated volunteers and employees, who, working together, raised $200,000 that was donated to local charities in 2018.
Portsmouth Herald & York Weekly The holidays are a particularly difficult time for area food pantries to meet surging demands. A recent study by feedingamerica.org suggests nearly 25,000 people suffer from food insecurity in York County alone. With this in mind, the Leeward Charitable Foundation...
The Daily News of Newburyport Happy Anniversary Leeward! For the past nine years, the Leeward Charitable Foundation has carried out its goal of recycling donated clothing, furniture and household goods and turning these donations into food, clothing and fuel assistance for our neighbors in need.