Courtesy Hingham Education Foundation
"Black Friday’, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday are now the rear-view mirror. The holiday spending season is in full swing. But don’t forget: It’s also the season fo giving and sharing.
"Hingham has been very generous in supporting SNAP and the organization’s reach has been extending to many surrounding communities" said South Shore Special Needs Athletic Partnership (SNAP) Treasurer Tom Hoffman.
Want to get involved? Here are just a few Hingham charities that are worth your volunteer time or donations this #GivingTuesday.
With an extraordinary collection of artifacts, equipment, and documents, including restored motorized fire apparatus, the Bare Cove Fire Museum tells the story of the exciting development of firefighting technology as it occurred throughout other farming communities, especially in New England.
They are dedicated to improving the social functioning of adults, adolescents, and children within a framework that recognizes the primary importance of family and community.
They educate the public about Wompatuck park's uses and historical value as well as helping the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation preserve, maintain, and enhance the assets, history, and other features within the park.
C.A.R.E.S fosters a strong and inclusive community that promotes choosing a healthy lifestyle and informed and responsible choices about drug and alcohol use.
The Hingham Community Center offers an array of programs, classes, activities, and community events for the South Shore. It is committed to serving and enriching the community and to provide a gathering place for our neighbors has remained the same.
They are a community-based organization committed to enriching the quality of public education in Hingham.
Hingham Interfaith Food Pantry
The pantry is open for its clients twice a month. Clients receive a six-day supply of food and, when necessary, referrals to other community groups or agencies who might assist them.
The Hingham Historical Society was established in 1914 to collect, preserve, and exhibit Hingham’s historic heritage.
Hingham Land Conservation Trust
They are dedicated to preserving the quality of life in Hingham by acquiring, protecting, and maintaining natural landscapes for environmental protection, recreation and beauty.
The Hingham Public Library provides materials and services to contribute to and enhance the personal enrichment, enjoyment, and educational endeavors of its patrons.
They enhance the lives of the residents of Hingham and the surrounding area by providing opportunities for all to enjoy access to sailing, rowing and maritime related educational opportunities.
Their goal is to enhance the athletic experience for all students.
As a non-profit community music school, their mission is to make lessons available to as many people as possible.
South Shore Special Needs Athletic Partnership
They are a non-profit organization providing athletic and recreational activities for children and young adults (ages 3 – 22) with cognitive and physical disabilities.
The project is based in Hingham and dedicated to helping children and caregivers communicate through the arts.
Womanade provides short-term monetary assistance to neighbors in need by coordinating with local social service agencies.