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Review for Woburn Council of Social Concern, Inc., Woburn, MA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

The Council for Social Concern in Woburn works with many groups to offer support with dignity to families in many communities who find themselves in need. I am involved in providing opportunities for giving to a number of groups and organizations and have been for over 20 years. The dedication of staff is evidenced by their longevity - people love to work for and with this non-profit.

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Role:  Donor

Review for Extras for Creative Reuse Inc., Lynn, MA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

As a program manager, the resources available to me from Extras for Creative Learning were cost saving and mission serving. Staff used supplies that were recovered scraps or waste from industry that might have otherwise ended up in a landfill. Lengths cut from the mylar roll ends were especially valuable for making kaleidoscopes and saved a lot of money sourcing shiny flexible material. Staff at Extras are dedicated to repurposing industry leftovers for the benefit of those with limited resources.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

ways I never expected! I have sourced some great products for Extras, offering 3 gallon plastic buckets with lids at no cost, and saving the corporate donor the cost of having them carted away as waste.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Partner with one of the Business Schools and invest in developing an internship program for students in business, science education, or other related field.

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Very Well

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How did you find this group?

I heard about this group from a teacher.

What, if any, change in your life has this group encouraged?

My new awareness of reducing the carbon footprint has changed my way of thinking about everything.

Role:  Client Served & I used materials from Extras to provide hands on science programs. .