The Marge Crispin Center

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Marge Crispin was a compassionate women who had the ability to foresee and initiate programs to assist the needy residents of Braintree as well as the elderly of the South Shore. 

During the economically turbulent times of the 1970's, Marge knew many Braintree families who needed extra help with food and utilities such as electricity, telephone, and heat. At that time she began ''The Braintree Food Pantry'' and ''Braintree Holidays/Friends''. In the 1980's, she was able to foresee the need to keep senior citizens in their homes or those of loved ones as long as possible. She began our social day care program with just 5 clients. Today, we serve an average of 35 clients each day. 

After her untimely death in 1992, her husband Don continued her programs until his unfortunate death in 1994. Since that time, Braintree Holidays/Friends, Inc. has been governed by a Board of Directors who serve in a volunteer capacity. Our Board of Directors is comprised of civic and business leaders. 

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE WRITE OR CALL: 

THE MARGE CRISPIN SOCIAL SERVICES CENTER 
100 Pond Street - Bldg #2 
Braintree, MA 02184 

Tel: (781) 848-2124 
Fax: (781) 380-4164 

FUNDING 

The Internal Revenue Service has determined that Braintree Holidays/Friends, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) organization and has further classified Braintree Holidays as a 509 (a) (1) private non-profit organization that is supported primarily by donations. Any donations made to Braintree Holidays/Friends, Inc. are tax-deductible. 

We depend primarily on an annual letter campaign and various other fundraising events to support the Food Pantry and Holiday Basket Programs. 

The Social Day Care program is funded via donations and fees paid for services. We currently have a contract with South Shore Elder Services to provide services. We have also received supplemental funding for Weymouth residents through the Community Development Block Grant Program. 

Grant writing is an intergral part of our funding requests. 

If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation please contact our office at the address noted above.

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