4 Organizations Join MACDC

4 Organizations Join MACDC

September 2014
Sarah Murphy Gray

MACDC is thrilled to welcome the folllowing new members in 2014:

Downtown Taunton FoundationFounded in 2011, the Downtown Taunton Foundation is a relatively new non-profit organization that works to provide affordable housing, encourage the arts, and lift up small businesses in their community. Led by Michael Wedge (President) and Michael Mattos (Vice President), we look forward to the partnerships that will be created with their new membership. Feel free to contact this organization via email at: info@downtowntaunton.org.

Jewish Community Housing for the ElderlyFor an organization that has been around roughly 50 years, Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly keeps their community work fresh and exciting. JCHE, by which it is commonly known, works to provide elderly of diverse backgrounds with safe and manageable housing within a thriving community. With the President and CEO, Amy Schectman, JCHE brought in over $26 million dollars in total revenue sources in 2012. We are excited to help strengthen their work! For more information, feel free to contact JCHE via email at: info@jche.org.

Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance (MAHA)The Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance is an organization that fights for more affordable housing for low-income buyers in Massachusetts. In order to help fight for more affordable housing, they offer several services including the following classes: "Buying a Home", "Online Homebuying Course", "Owning a Home", and "Owning a Condo". These services help to empower community members and support their mission of fighting for more affordable housing. For more information on MAHA's services and goals, feel free to contact them via email at: info@mahahome.org.

Rebuilding Together SpringfieldRebuilding Together is a national organization that helps low-income families that are elderly, disabled, or unable to have repairs done to their house. Rebuilding Together Springfield, brings this same mission to Springfield, MA. Through helping this community with the much-needed repairs, they allow residents to age in their own homes, without being displaced. We look forward to hearing about their continued efforts in the community! For more information on Rebuilding Together Springfield, feel free to contact Susan Staples, the Director of Development, at: RTSpfld.Susan@gmail.com.