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51 Lincoln St
Needham
Massachusetts 02492
USA
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Target demographics: Needham residents of all ages and economic status.

Direct beneficiaries per year: approx. 10,000 visits and contacts with Needham residents

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: help sort and stock food donations in our food pantry or thrift shop

Programs: Food Pantry, Medical Equipment Loan Closet, Courtesy Van Transportation; Medical Appointment Rides, Child Assault Prevention Program, English as a 2nd Language Tutoring, Thrift Shop, Nursing Home Boutique and Visits, Holiday Gift Giving Programs,Online Community Event Calendar, Needham Resource Guide, Volunteer Opportunities

Mission:
The Needham Community Council is a private non-profit organization which supports people in Needham who have under-met health, educational or social needs and promotes volunteerism, community and a sense of shared responsibility.
Results:
We support over 180 Needham families with limited financial resources in our Food Pantry; provided over 1500 door to door rides around Needham and to local medical appointments; sponsored a variety of holiday events and gift giving programs, including a free community Thanksgiving Day dinner; provided over 700 people with free medical equipment and sponsored the Child Abuse Prevention Program to over 1100 Needham elementary students.

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09/05/13
The Needham Community Council worked with me to coordinate a volunteer activity for The Needham Do-Something Club, a group of high school students working to make a difference. With my peers, I helped to sort and hang clothes for the thrift shop. The experience was fulfilling, and I enjoyed making a... more »
05/12/11
The Needham Community Council is an incredible community asset. My first experience with the Council was 10 years ago when my daughter broke her leg and we needed to borrow a wheel chair fro the medical loan closet. It was then that I discovered this wonderful jewel in our community. Since then I ... more »
04/26/11
I am a former client and I have been a staff member since 1998. This 81 year old organisation has helped many individuals in this town. From being able to borrow medical equipment, feeding themselves by way of the outstanding food pantry, clothing their families with the fabulous deals in the thrift... more »
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