COMPASS would like to send a special thank you to all our generous basket donors and everyone who purchased drawing tickets. Your donations helped us exceed our goal! We are excited to share that together we raised $10,880 for the John J. Lydon Help Fund.
This money will go directly to helping youth and families with emergency assistance across Massachusetts. If you missed the fundraiser, you can still donate anytime. We truly appreciate all your support!
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Help Fund requests typically cover:
Examples of the Help Fund in action:
The Help Fund helped pay the rental security deposit so that a COMPASS School student’s family was able to secure safe, affordable housing.
The Help Fund provided grocery store gift cards to more than 130 families that lost jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, enabling them to purchase nutritious food.
The Help Fund helped a Community Services family stay in their home by providing assistance for food, back rent and essential bill payments after the unfortunate death of the only breadwinner in the family.