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Marshall Home Fund Holiday Gathering 2016
 
   
Marshall Place residents were treated to gifts of poinsettias, gift cards and a festive lunch during holiday season courtesy of the Marshall Home Fund and CASCAP
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MHF Program Grants May 09, 2016
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MHF Program Grants May 22, 2015
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MHF Program Grants May 14, 2014

      May 2014 - The Board of Directors of the Marshall Home Fund (MHF) is pleased to announce the recipients of its latest round of program grant awards. This spring, the Board of Directors pledged to nine local organizations $42,275 for programs that will benefit residents of Watertown, ages 55 and older.  These included:

Arsenal Center for the Arts:  The Open Door Project allows many more older residents to enjoy studio art classes, films, music, and theater events that might otherwise be out of their reach financially.
Perkins School for the Blind:  Thriving with Vision Loss provides older adults with access to the resources of the Perkins Braille & Talking Book Library.
Sacred Threads Center: Sometimes I Ask Myself…Soulful Discussions will include a series of monthly conversations focusing on topics such as grief, loss, dependence vs. independence, forgiveness, and other important issues related to participants’ spiritual and emotional health.
Watertown Council on Aging/Senior Center:  Supplemental Transportation Program provides emergency transportation for Watertown seniors.
The Watertown Family Network:  Music with Shannon is an intergenerational program for older adults and families who attend WFN programming. This grant covers the weekly fee for
the musician.
  Watertown Health Department: Compassionate Connections IV provides continued funding
for a project that addresses the problem of hoarding through a supportive case management model.
Watertown Housing Authority:  Through the Stay Cool program, the Watertown Housing Authority will coordinate the purchase and installation of air conditioners for Watertown
residents 55 and over who meet the income eligibility requirements.
  WatertownTogether:  WatertownTogether aims to help Watertown residents age-in-place. This request will help support a forum on healthy aging and the yearly membership fee for the Village-to-Village Network.
Windsor House:  Adult Day Health Services Scholarship Fund provides services for at-risk, low-income elders and respite for their families.
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MHF Program Grants 9 May, 2013

      May 2013 - The Board of Directors of the Marshall Home Fund (MHF) is pleased to announce the recipients of its latest round of program grant awards.  This spring, the Board of Directors pledged to eight local organizations $27,500 for programs that will benefit residents of Watertown, ages 55 and older.  These included:

Arsenal Center for the Arts  for “The Open Door Project,” which allows many more older
adults in Watertown to enjoy studio art classes, films, music, and theater events that might otherwise be out of their reach financially.

Metro West Collaborative Development to help furnish the common and outdoor spaces
of St. Joseph Hall, the 25-unit senior housing building on the Rosary Academy campus.
Perkins School for the Blind  for “Thriving with Vision Loss,” which aims to provide older
adults in Watertown with access to the resources of the Perkins Braille & Talking Book Library.
Watertown Council on Aging/Senior Center  for the continuation of a supplemental transportation program, which provides taxi vouchers for seniors in need of last minute and/or emergency transportation.
The Watertown Family Network  for “Baby Buddies,” an intergenerational weekly playgroup
for infants and toddlers, their caregivers, and seniors residing at Brigham House and other elder housing facilities in Watertown.
Watertown Housing Authority  for a project that will proactively provide cleaning services to seniors who for physical or financial reasons are having difficulty maintaining their homes.
  WatertownTogether, a new organization aimed at helping Watertown residents age-in-place,
will use their grant money to conduct a needs assessment with Watertown residents age 50
and over.
Windsor House Adult Day Health Center   in Cambridge, which will provide scholarship funds toward adult day health services for Watertown seniors as well as respite for their families.
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MHF Program Grants May 09, 2013 - (click on photo for larger view)  

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