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2018 Small Acts That Give Back

Small Acts That Give Back is our own version of random acts of kindness. The mission is to spread joy to our members and neighbors right here in our own community. Read below to find out what we’ve done so far this year.

Nominate a Nonprofit

We are honored to recognize For the Love of Erika as our 2018 Nonprofit Winner. The organization received a $2,018 donation to assist in its mission. Watch this video where Taylor Goodman-Leong, Founder and Executive Director, talks about For the Love of Erika.

Click here to see a full list of the campaign nominees.

Small Acts That Give Back

Gas Card Giveaway

Five lucky members received a $100 gas gift card by simply telling us where a full tank of gas could take them. Congratulations to Theresa, Christopher, Steven, Lucia and Vathana!

Theresa - Gas Card Giveaway Christopher - Gas Card Giveaway Steven - Gas Card Giveaway Lucia - Gas Card Giveaway Vathana - Gas Card Giveaway

Hometown Hero

Congratulations to our four Hometown Heroes, Andrea Connelly, Phil Lemire, Peter Moore and Midge Landry! Our 2018 Hometown Heroes were nominated by community members who appreciate their dedication to serving others. To recognize their efforts, we awarded each of them with a $250 prize. Thank you for all you do to spread kindness throughout our communities.

Andrea Connelly - Hometown Hero Phil Lemire - Hometown Hero Peter Moore - Hometown Hero Midge Landry - Hometown Hero

Pay Your Heating Bill

Our Pay Your Heating Bill campaign gave community members the chance to win up to $400 toward their electric, gas, propane or oil bill. Four members received assistance paying for their high heating costs. Congratulations to Jessie, Scott, Tammy and Pamela!

Jessie Nokham Week 1 Scott Wozniakowski Week 2 Tammy Herring Week 3 Pamela Murphy Week 4
Oreo Cookie Day

Oreo Cookie Day

Nothing like a Small Act That Gives Back that’s also delicious. To celebrate National Oreo Cookie Day, we surprised members and employees with free Oreo cookies.
Small Act at Market Basket

Small Act at Market Basket

To help some of our neighbors with their grocery shopping, we gave shoppers at the Fletcher Street Market Basket in Lowell a free tote bag and a Market Basket gift card. We certainly enjoyed seeing the smiles on our community members’ faces as they received a small gift to help with their purchase.

Small Act at Muffins on Main

Small Act at Muffins on Main

Early risers at Muffins on Main in Westford received a special surprise as they placed their order, and were inspired to pay it forward to other customers waiting in line.

Showing the Love
Supporting Live For Liv
Supporting Live For Liv

Our Westford team showed their support for the 2018 Ride for Liv/Run. Live For Liv is a non-profit organization committed to educating the community about the warning signs and impact of domestic violence. The organization honors Olivia Marchand, who lost her life due to a domestic violence incident in 2010. She was just 17-years-old.

Learn more about Live for Liv

New Give-A-Click Winner

Able to Serve – New England, Inc. is our Quarter 2 Give-A-Click winner. The Lowell-based organization provides basic necessities, such as food, clothing, financial assistance and transportation, to community members in need. They are the winners of a $1,500 donation from our We Share A Common Thread Foundation.

Cast your vote for Quarter 3

New Give-A-Click Winner
Gardening with Mill City Grows
Gardening with Mill City Grows

Throughout the summer and fall, our team members volunteer monthly at Mill City Grows’ urban farm. The organization helps make fresh, locally grown food available for community members in the Lowell community.

Learn more about Mill City Grows

Painting Fun at the Boys & Girls Club

Each month, a group of our employees volunteer their time to host an activity for the kids at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lowell. Our team members recently enjoyed helping the children paint ceramic sea creatures, including sea horses, turtles, sharks and more.

Learn more about the Boys & Girls Club

Painting Fun at the Boys & Girls Club

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