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New placemaking project helps grow food and community

New placemaking project helps grow food and community

Creative County supports agriCulture, a new gathering spot in Gloucester By Michelle Xiarhos Curran Nonprofit Backyard Growers built the community garden at Willowood, a Gloucester Housing Authority development, in 2017, and they have managed it ever since. In the...

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Supporting Ukraine

Dear Friends, As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues, we at ECCF are saddened by the deepening humanitarian crisis that is unfolding as a result. We have heard from many donors and friends who are looking for ways to support the Ukrainian people – men, women,...

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More Than Just a Loan

COLUMN IN THE SALEM NEWSBy Beth Francis and Stratton Lloyd SEE ORIGINAL COLUMN IN THE SALEM NEWS Leveraging local partnerships, MCCI helps creates real community change When the pandemic forced in-store sales to drop at Care Beauty Supply – located in The Point...

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Column: Moving forward together

It started off as a late-night post in a social media group created to spread positive news. An Afghan evacuee family of 13 would soon be arriving in Newburyport and temporarily housed at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on High Street. In a matter of hours, dozens of...

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