Threads of the Community celebrates Lowell

It was cool autumn day in Downtown Lowell and nearly 100 community stakeholders were gathered in The American Textile History Museum for a morning of celebration and inspiration. It was the…

Brace Yourself

What happens when you turn something deeply personal, something that can be a source of shame and brokenness, outward? What happens when you bring what was buried up to the…

In good company

Our friends at Boston Financial Data Services (BFDS) just kicked off their annual campaign and they took the opportunity to delve a little deeper into the makings of a “good…

Day of Caring turns up the heat!

Despite the punishing humidity, over 730 volunteers from 52 groups and companies fanned out to 54 local agencies in 20 towns for United Way’s annual Day of Caring on September…

Superteacher!

Ryan Wilson is a performer. He is used to the stage, used to the audiences.  He is comfortable in that space. Craves it even. When he was 15 years old,…

Unitil builds Baby Basics kits for families in need

Employees of Unitil in Hampton, NH recently participated in a special Baby basics drive, a collection of needed supplies for families of infants. Baby Basics kits include such necessities as…

A Will and a Way

When Will Arvelo was six years old, he lived in a house with dirt floors and went to school with no shoes. At nine he had his first job. At…