Rowe Capital Campaign

Rowe Capital Campaign

After 6 successful past capital campaigns for the Heath, Colrain, Sanderson, BSE, Hawlemont and Mohawk schools in our district, the Mary Lyon Foundation in conjunction with The Friends of the Rowe School has launched a major capital campaign for the Rowe Elementary School which was hit by lightning and destroyed by fire in 2012. Although the insurance will pay for…

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Valley Gives on Thursday, December 12

Please mark your calendar for Thursday, December 12! That’s the date for this year’s Valley Gives, an innovative online fundraising event that encourages individuals to donate as much money as possible in support of their favorite charities in just twenty-four hours. Beginning at midnight EST on December 12 and continuing until 11:59pm, residents of western Massachusetts will go online…

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Helping local children in need

The Mary Lyon Foundation responds quickly when local children are in need. A recent house fire in West County, for example, left the children in that home with only the clothes they were wearing at the time of the fire. Within 48 hours, their family had a $500 voucher for new clothing to be purchased…