Information about organizations, associations, guilds and other community groups in Framingham, MA. Listings may also include area, regional, state or other organizations related to Framingham, MA (USA).
A Place to Turn - Food Pantry - "A Place to Turn" is a food pantry located in Natick, serving all MetroWest residents. Close to 70% of those assisted reside in Framingham. A Place To Turn is committed to providing emergency food and clothing to our neighbors in the MetroWest community. We serve those in need in an atmosphere of caring and mutual respect. Donations are appreciated. Please visit website for details or call or email with any questions.
Adoption Choices - non-profit licensed adoption program, has been providing Massachusetts families with comprehensive adoption services with programs designed to meet the needs of the adoptive parents, birth parents, and adopted persons by providing a wide range of educational and counseling services to facilitate domestic and international adoptions.
American Cancer Society (Local Office) - Local office of American Cancer Society, a national organization which provides services and raises funds for research, prevention, detection and treatment of all types of cancer. For more information, call the local office or visit the American Cancer Society website.
American Cancer Society - Local office of national organization provides services and raises funds for research, prevention, detection and treatment of all types of cancer.
American Red Cross (MA) - American Red Cross / MA Regional Headquarters. Office has information about the four local chapters and seven blood donation centers in Massachusetts. Find information about where to blood, platelets and plasma donation, and blood drives in MA. The Red Cross offers training and certification in First Aid, CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation), AED (Automated External Defibrillator), Basic Life Support (BLS), as well as Babysitting and Child Care courses. Visit the American Red Cross website for details.
Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers - The Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers (ADDP) is a members based professional organization that promotes high standards within the community-based provider community of people that care for people with disabilities, including intellectual and developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MA / Metrowest - You can make a difference in a child's life! Big Brothers & Big Sisters community-based program matches youth aged 6 to 12 years old with volunteer mentors from 42 cities and towns in Central Massachusetts and Metrowest. Spend time with a boy or a girl who needs a special friend. Play baseball, ride bikes, eat pizza, go fishing, enjoy a movie, go to the park, have fun!!! A Big Brother or Big Sister is an Adult volunteer 18 and older who is interested and willing to work in a unique, one-to-one, professionally supervised friendship with a child. Big Brothers/Big sisters agency staff carefully evaluate prospective volunteers, basing the match on the needs of the child and the interests of the volunteer. The children as well as the volunteers come from all walks of life, and demonstrate the diversity of the community. Become a hero. Help a child grow into their dreams.
Boy Scouts - Framingham Troop 78 - Boy Scouts of America® Framingham Troop 78 meets at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 3 Maple St., Framingham, MA 01702. Visit website for upcoming events and links to troop's Facebook page with recent photos and news. Troop has over 50 years of history in Framingham with many Eagles Scouts coming from its ranks.
Cub Scouts - Pack 78 Framingham - Framingham Cub Scout Pack 78 is chartered Cub Scout pack (for boys and girls) in kindergarten through 5th grade. Do you enjoy hiking, camping and getting together with your friends? Looking for fun? Then the Cub Scouts are looking for you! Visit website for complete information on joining a Framingham Cub Scout den. Pack 78 Meets at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 3 Maple St, Framingham, MA 01702
Elks Club, Framingham - The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, (BPOE), Framingham Lodge #1264. Locally known as the "Elks Club" or "Framingham Elks". Elks invest in their communities through programs that help children grow up healthy and drug-free, meet the needs of today's veterans, and improve the quality of life. Meetings are held 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month. Hall Rental available.
Framingham Amateur Radio Association - Framingham Amateur Radio Association (FARA), is one of the oldest ham-radio clubs in America, has a varied, dynamic group of people, including persons of all ages, interests, and experience. FARA sponsors a wide range of activities, from radio contests to family social events, and we hope you'll want to take advantage of them. Club meetings, held on the first Thursday of each month, feature presentations on a wide range of topics. In addition, the club shack is regularly open on Saturday mornings and Wednesday evenings, for anyone interested (even if they are not yet licensed) to use the equipment, learn more about radio operations, or just socialize with other hams.
Framingham Celebration Committee, Inc. - Website has many photos from past Flag Day parade. Celebration committee, plans and runs annual Flag Day Parade in Framingham.
Framingham High School Booster Room - Framingham High School Flyers Merchandise available in the Booster Room
Friends of Saxonville - Community group works towards bettering and preserving the Saxonville area of Framingham, MA. Group initiatives include making Saxonville walkable, beautification, preservation and enhancement of Athenaeum Hall, Saxonville Mill area, arts programs, Sudbury river stewardship, promoting walking trails including the Carrol Getchell Trail, Cochituate Rail Trail, Danforth Street Bridge area and other community amenities.
Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni - (IAFSA) is a self-governing, non-profit organization established in 1874 by dedicated alumni. IAFSA continues its tradition of service by receiving and administering funds that provide scholarships and benevolent assistance while maintaining the Alumni House for member and community functions. IAFSA offers approximately 30 scholarships and awards to Framingham State University students as well as interest-free loans. The Amelia Davis Fund provides assistance to alumni who might be in need of extra help. In some cases, the help has been in the form of monthly support to alumni in need of supplementary income. IAFSA's Whitney Travel Grant provides financial assistance to full-time, Framingham State University faculty members for travel with an academic purpose: pursuit of field work, research and scholarship, and participation in scientific and academic meetings and symposia. Scholarships and loan and benevolent funding are provided by donations, bequests, and rental of the Alumni House. See website for scholarship and loan applications, to make an online donation, and for information about renting the Alumni House for your next business or family function.
Massachusetts Brewers Guild - guild which promotes craft brewing and protects the interests of craft brewers in Massachusetts. Executive Director, Katie Stinchon.
Pearl Street Cupboard & Cafe - Food pantry operated by United Way of Tri-County, (located in the former Framingham Registry of Motor Vehicles / RMV building). Also offer other social services including help applying for Food Stamps, Fuel Assistance, clothing and books for children, and elderly meals program. Call for open hours, (use number above at Extension #202).
Sterns Farm (CSA) - Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) working farm located in the North Framingham / Nobscot Mountain area grows a variety of high-quality produce using organic practices in a beautiful and welcoming environment. Visit website for information about becoming a Member, a "Sharer", or about volunteer and education opportunities and Seasonal "Work-for-Share" opportunities.
Sudbury Valley Trustees - Sudbury Valley Trustees (SVT) is a voluntary association of individuals, families, and businesses committed to protecting wildlife habitat and the ecological integrity of the Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Rivers for the benefit of present and future generations.
The Metro West Humane Society (MWHS) - We're a non-profit no kill shelter who's mission is to protect animals from neglect, abuse and exploitation, to advocate for their interest and welfare.