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Report: Human services sector's growth felt in economy

Carol McDonald |

A new report says jobs in the Massachusetts human services sector grew almost 48 percent between 2003 and 2011.

Bridge of Central Mass. names new CEO

The Bridge of Central Massachusetts, a Worcester-based human services provider, has a new leader: Kenneth J. Bates, who has moved over from the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

For some nonprofits, revenue-generating ventures boost the mission

Sam Bonacci |

In a back room of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, teams work at cataloging and digitizing the organization's collection of American printed artifacts. It's just one example of a group...

MLK Center saying farewell to a founder

Carol McDonald |

Robert L. Thomas, the co-founder of Worcester's Martin Luther King Jr. Opportunity Center is stepping down as its director.

Largest private foundations

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Volunteering

ALICIA M. O'CONNELL |

10. Care about an issue. The issues you care about will lead to volunteer opportunities. If you like animals, work a shift at the nearby Animal Rescue League. If...

National Grid gives $155K for home heating

United Way of Central Massachusetts has received a $155,000 gift from National Grid to help heat the homes of low-income families in the region, United Way announced Monday.

Seven Hills teams with International Center of Worcester

The Seven Hills Foundation is affiliating with the International Center of Worcester, the agency announced Wednesday.

Charitable giving could set new record

Charitable giving to United States charities is set to outpace a record 2013 donation year by 9 percent, according to a recent report.

Agencies win grants to boost manufacturing careers

Emily Micucci |

The North Central Massachusetts Development Corp. (NCMDC) said it received a $10,000 grant to conduct outreach and programs to entice young people into advanced manufacturing careers.

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