Metro West Harvest 19 Concord St, Framingham, MA01702 Metro West Harvest is a food rescue program that was founded in 1989 to help solve Framingham's hunger problems. Its…More volunteers assist in gathering and delivering food and prepared meals to needy shelters, pantries and families in the area. Metro West Harvest is 100% volunteer operated.
Search And Rescue Association (S.A.R.A) P.O. Box 3501, Framingham, MA01705 Search and Rescue Association (SARA) is a non-profit organization comprised of volunteers and volunteer resources from…More around New England. The organization was founded in order to search for Sarah Pryor, a girl from Wayland who went missing in 1985. Since then, SARA has been involved with hundreds of missing person searches. Now an umbrella group encompassing other rescue organizations, SARA assists local and state authorities in missing person search efforts. Their website has a section for current missing person listings.
The MetroWest Free Medical Program (MWFMP) provides free medical care to those who are uninsured or poorly insured in…More all MetroWest communities. Care is provided by volunteer health care professionals at its locations in Framingham (First Parish) and Sudbury (Congregation Beth El). Volunteers include physicians, nurses, interpreters, social workers and others providing care for chronic and acute illnesses.
Founded in 2004 in Sudbury, it has more than 200 volunteers who serve more than 1,700 patients each year. It focuses on providing general medical and specialty care for patients' immediate health care needs. MWFMP connects patients with social services, a medical home and health insurance, and advocates for policy changes. For additional information, be sure to visit the website provided.
SOAR 55 49 Lexington St, Framingham, MA01702 Part of a national network, SOAR 55 (Service Opportunities After Reaching 55) is a volunteer service organization. This…More branch is located in the Framingham Public Library. Opportunities are available in a wide range of areas, including education, health, nutrition, the environment and homelessness. The website provides comprehensive information.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/MetroWest 4 Franklin Commons, Framingham, MA01702 Big Brothers Big Sisters is a youth mentoring organization. It specializes in at-risk children. The organization pairs…More volunteer mentors with children for long-term mentoring and care. It is led by executive director Ben Ticho.
Lutheran Church of Framingham 720 Edgell Rd, Framingham, MA01701 The Lutheran Church of Framingham is led by its pastor, the the Rev. Leslie Scanlon. The church actively…More participates in volunteer and outreach programs. Members hold spaghetti suppers, host an annual blessing of the animals and perform in a Christmas performance.
The United Way of Tri-County is an organization that raises money and connects volunteers to…More opportunities, while trying to meet the needs of the communities it serves.
The United Way organization is connected to businesses, governments, spiritual organizations, schools and agencies within its service areas. It keeps all donations raised in a particular service area within that service area. Volunteers who live and work in the service area annually decide where funds are spent. Money is spent in the areas of education, health and basic needs.
The United Way of Tri-County is one of 1,340 independently operated United Way organizations in our country. The United Way of Tri-County was incorporated in 1997 through the merging of five United Way organizations: the United Way of Assabet Valley, United Way of Neponset Valley, the United Way of Metrowest, the Westborough United Way and the Clinton Community United Way.
Today, the United Way of Tri-County serves 34 communities in three counties, Norfolk, Middlesex and Worcester, including the community of Framingham. It has an office in Framingham on Park Street.
American Cancer Society 30 Speen St, Framingham, MA01701 This is a local office of the national American Cancer Society organization, devoted to providing services and raising…More funds for the research, prevention, detection and treatment of all types of cancer. The local office provides comprehensive information and resources, and leads a variety of fundraising initiatives in the community. It offers free services such as transportation, support groups, health education, screenings and healthcare services, medical supplies and more. The organization relies on donations and volunteers, and support is always greatly appreciated.
Brookhaven Hospice 6 Beech St, Framingham, MA01702 Brookhaven Hospice is an elderly healthcare service with a location in Framingham. It has additional offices in North…More Andover and Portsmouth, NH, serving patients in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Committed to personalized caregiving services for elderly patients "for the remainder of life," Brookhaven offers a comprehensive staff: nurses, home health aides, social workers, volunteers, chaplains, bereavement counselors and hospice physicians assist patients and families through the end of life process.