1. Coronavirus fund at Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts tops $3M; $1M in grants made to nonprofits

    Coronavirus fund at Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts tops $3M; $1M in grants made to nonprofits

    Boston donors have swelled the COVID-19 Response Fund for the Pioneer Valley to more than $3 million, the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts announced Tuesday. The foundation, which started the fund only in March to help nonprofits in Hampden, Franklin and Hampshire counties meet unexpected needs brought on by the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease it causes. Those needs have ranged from improved cleaning at homeless shelters to mental health care to diapers for families facing financial hardship, according to a news release issued Tuesday.

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    1. I am awed that $3 million has been donated in the mere three weeks that the fund as been in existence.
    2. What I see as different this time around is that people are looking beyond the familiar to say 'who else needs this help.
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