Cranney Cares for the Community
Cranney Home Services is Donating $1,000 Per Month to Local Non-Profit [501(c)3] Organizations. And We Want You to Nominate the Worthy Recipients.
Here’s how it works:
You are invited to nominate your favorite local community nonprofit that has 501 (c) 3 status by filling out the form. At the end of each month, a member of our staff will randomly select one such entry and we’ll donate $1,000 to them!
April 2022 Recipient
Our April 2022 Cranney Cares donation is to the MSPCA. A non-profit organization that protects animals, relieves their suffering, advances their health and welfare, and prevents cruelty.
We love animals here at Cranney!
March 2022 Recipient
The Clothing Connection provides clothing to Salem children. Working with schools and caregivers, we choose clothing with each child’s sensory and style preferences in mind. In early childhood and elementary schools, we use a forms model, allowing staff and caregivers to request exactly what a child needs/wants. In middle and high school we use a closet model, allowing teenagers to choose their clothes. Founded in 2016, we currently serve all Salem’s elementary schools, the Early Childhood Center, Collins Middle School, and Salem High School, and work with the district’s Homeless Liaison.
February 2022 Recipient
Our February Cranney Cares recipient is Grateful Friends. GratefulFriends.org provides support and unexpected joy to adults living with cancer or going through cancer treatment.
We serve adult cancer patients residing in the Essex and Middlesex Counties of Massachusetts.
Pictured are Gwen Mahan Ryan, Grateful Friends Co Founder; Terry Cappuccio, nominator; Joe Ciampa, Cranney Home Services General Manager; Peter Whittemore, Cranney Home Services Controller.
For Patients: https://www.gratefulfriends.org/our-programs.html Honor a friend, family member, client or colleague with a donation: https://gratefulfriends.ejoinme.org/MyPages/DonationPage/tabid/1114233/Default.aspx
January 2022 Recipient
American Red Cross
Our January 2022 is the American Red Cross https://www.redcross.org/. Red Cross volunteers and staff work to deliver vital services - from providing relief and support to those in crisis, to helping you be prepared to respond in emergencies. Each day, thousands of people - people just like you - provide compassionate care to those in need. The Red Cross network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world.
Cranney Home Services recruiter, Brian Michaud, was recently deployed to Kentucky as a Red Cross volunteer to assist tornado victims.
December 2021 Recipient
North Shore Breakers
North Shore Breakers is a nonprofit girls softball organization that relies on fundraisers. North Shore Breakers makes sure that no player is left behind by assisting players obtain uniforms and equipment as well as participate in tournaments. They have players on scholarship so no one is turned away from playing competitive softball. All of the coaching staff are volunteers. North Shore Breakers will use the funds for uniforms for the players for 2022.
November 2021 Recipient
Beverly Bootstraps provides critical resources to families and individuals so they may achieve self-sufficiency. We offer emergency and long-term assistance including: access to food, housing stability, adult and youth programs, education, counseling and advocacy. We are community funded and supported. Learn more at www.beverlybootstraps.com.
October 2021 Recipient
Susan G. Komen
Susan G. Komen is the only organization that addresses breast cancer on multiple fronts such as research, community health, global outreach and public policy initiatives in order to make the biggest impact against this disease. The organization has invested more than $2.9 billion in groundbreaking research, community health outreach, advocacy and programs in more than 60 countries which has helped reduce deaths from breast cancer by 40 percent between 1989-2016. Please visit https://www.komen.org/ to learn more.
August 2021 Recipient
Cranney Home Services is proud to award our $1000 Cranney Cares donation to Marblehead Scholarships. Marblehead Scholarships, administered by the Rotary Club of Marblehead Harbor, offers scholarships for both the “college bound” and the “upward bound”.
“College Bound” are enhanced scholarship for students seeking a multi-year college degree. “Upward bound” is a second chance scholarship for those seeking to improve their employment. Founded in 2006 by RCOMH Board of Directors to provide a permanent funding source for scholarships. Becky Linhart and John Williams are shown in photo accepting donation from Cranney’s own Deb Addario.
March 2021 Recipient
The Pettengill House, Inc.
The Pettengill House, Inc. is a nonprofit community social service agency providing comprehensive case management, basic needs support, emergency assistance, crisis intervention, and an array of essential programs and services for individuals, children, and families of all ages across nine Massachusetts communities. Please visit www.pettengillhouse.org to learn more.
February 2021 Recipient
Company 2 Heroes
(C2H) is a unique service dog training program specializing in guided/assisted self-training of service dogs working with combat veterans from all wars who are suffering and diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress (PTS), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or Military Sexual Trauma (MST). Our experienced professional all-volunteer training staff works with the Veteran and their dog to train and certify them as a service dog team to perform tasks and help alleviate many of the symptoms combat Veterans battle daily. Company 2 Heroes is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization entirely funded by the generous contributions from the community’s public support. We are an ALL VOLUNTEER program, and there is no charge to the Veteran for participation. It is our duty, honor and privilege to give back to those who have given so much. The program is designed to work with the individual veteran to train their own dog or rescue (of proper age, size and temperament) to perform the specialized functions that will provide much needed assistance, independence and companionship necessary in helping those suffering from PTS, TBI or MST. We welcome all Veterans who wish to improve their own independence through the use of a service dog.
November 2020 Recipient
Newhall Fields Community Farm
Newhall Fields Community Farm is an agricultural gem in an urban setting for all of us to visit, cultivate, and enjoy. Accessible and beautiful, it fosters community spirit and encourages ‘learning on the land’ by cultivating farmland, preparing soil, planting seeds, raising and harvesting food, volunteering, educating, and hosting community events. Between May and October of 2020, Newhall Fields Community Farm has donated over 1,720 pounds of produce to Haven from Hunger, utilizing over 1,000 hours of volunteer work and around $6,000 in individual donations to make the work happen. It has been a labor full of love for our community struggling under the challenges of COVID-19, particularly when it comes to putting nutritious, organic, healthy and affordable food on every table. This CranneyCares gift will be immediately and tangibly impactful as Newhall Fields creates a crop plan for the spring and seeks additional resources to make it more efficient and impactful for our community. As previous winner (and Newhall Field’s friend and partner), Citizens Inn, stated: it is critical support for a critical service provided and we could not be more grateful. Learn more about the farm by visiting them online here: Newhall Fields Community Farm.
September 2020 Recipient
Acord Food Pantry
Acord Food Pantry was founded in 1991 with the mission of empowering individuals and families to feed themselves in a nutritionally balanced way. We are a green, nondenominational, grassroots organization supporting the residents of Essex, Hamilton, Ipswich, Manchester, Topsfield and Wenham. We are a fully self-supported pantry and fill our shelves through food and monetary donations: as well as private, business and community grants. We serve our clients with the help of over 120 volunteers each month. We offer all of our clients both non-perishable items and perishable items such as milk, eggs, cheese, yogurt, meat, fish and fresh produce. We truly value the support of those in our community who have helped to keep our shelves stocked for over 29 years.
July 2020 Recipient
Citizens Inn breaks the patterns of instability that lead to homelessness and hunger for every individual served. They currently house 35 families experiencing homelessness at the Inn Between and Inn Transition and feed thousands of families from the North Shore who are food insecure at their Haven from Hunger food pantry and meals program. This gift will go to immediate use towards additional expenses due to COVID-19. “We are experiencing a 300% increase in new registrations over the past few months at our food pantry. We have increased PPE, cleaning supplies, transportation and staffing costs all due to COVID-19. This is critical support at a critical time and we could not be more grateful to Cranney Home Services.” Learn more about Citizens Inn by visiting them online here: https://www.citizensinn.org/.
January 2020 Recipient
The Friends of the Sawyer Free Library
The Friends of the Sawyer Free Library are the recipients of our January Cranney Cares $1000 donation! The Friends provide funding for local adult, teen and children’s programs. They also provide discounted tickets for area museums, the New England Aquarium, and Massachusetts Parks.
The Friends of the Library has also purchased furnishings and technology upgrades for the library and sponsors library-wide events. Congratulations to the Friends of the Sawyer Free Library! To learn more about them, visit this link: https://sawyerfreelibrary.org/about/about-us/friends-of-the-sawyer-free-library/.
December 2019 Recipient
Lynn Vocational Technical Institute Skills USA
This highly motivated Lynn Vocational Technical Institute Skills USA team took home three national gold medals at the Skills USA Championship! These very impressive students will be allocating their Cranney Cash dollars to their project to raise $100,000 for the first inclusive playground in the City of Lynn. Congratulations to the team on their hard work and accomplishments!
November 2019 Recipient
Riverside School Parent Organization
Riverside School Parent Organization is the most recent recipient of $1,000 donation from Cranney Home Service in the Cranney Cares campaign! This vibrant, effective parent organization generated a large number of leads for this nomination. Funds will go towards purchasing books for classroom libraries to promote and foster a love for reading. Thank you Riverside School for taking great care of our Danvers kids! Congratulations, Rockets!
September 2019 Recipient
Congratulations to our September Cranney Cares Winner- Timmy’s Angels! This organization does amazing work in the memory of Timmy Byrne. Their mission statement is “Make someone smile today… pay it forward.” They plan to use the $1,000 Cranney Cares donation to continue their work with the homeless, providing backpacks for school children in need, and their annual coat drive and holiday gift program. Visit them on Facebook to learn more at https://www.facebook.com/TimmysAngels/.
August 2019 Recipient
Congratulations to our August Cranney Cares Winner- the Wenham Museum! The Wenham Museum celebrates childhood, interprets history, and explores culture for the enrichment of all generations in the greater North Shore community and beyond. The Museum engages multigenerational members and visitors in examining the promise of the American experiment and provides thought-provoking learning experiences that connect the past, present, and future, in a welcoming and inclusive environment. To learn more about them, visit their website! www.wenhammuseum.org
July 2019 Recipient
Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) of the North Shore
Congratulations to our July Cranney Cares Winner! Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) of the North Shore provides child development services and resources to families with young children. Built on a local infrastructure of support and services, CFCE ensures that families with young children, especially those with the greatest educational need, experiencing multiple risks factors in hard to reach populations have access to community sports. CFCE also provides family education and literacy programs within an aligned network of parents and educators to promote common school readiness goals and school transition support. CFCE offers over 26 free Parent/Child playgroups to help families understand their child’s social-emotional and cognitive development. To learn more about this great organization, visit their website http://www.cfceofthenorthshore.com/.
June 2019 Recipient
Leap for Education
Leap for Education is a non-profit organization headquartered in Salem, MA with a mission to empower underserved, first-generation-to-college students to be successful in education, career, and life. Each year, LEAP serves over 350 students in middle school, high school, and college in Salem, Peabody and Gloucester. This funding will go to support enriching field trips and career events for our students. Congrats LEAP! To learn more about their organization visit https://www.leap4ed.org/.
May 2019 Recipient
North Shore Community Action Programs
North Shore Community Action Programs, Inc. (NSCAP) is the designated anti-poverty agency for Beverly, Danvers, Peabody, and Salem. Low-income families and individuals obtain the skills and knowledge they need to become economically independent, civically engaged, and able to live with dignity. Congratulations to the team at North Shore Community Action Programs! NSCAP helps low-income people empower themselves as they move towards self-sufficiency, and motivates the larger community to be more responsive to the needs of low-income people. They have four departments that assist the diverse needs of the community. These services include: Housing and Homelessness Prevention, Energy Services, Education and Training, and Home Health Care. To learn more about them, please visit https://www.nscap.org/.
April 2019 Recipient
Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School 5k
Congratulations to our April Cranney Cares winner Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School 1st Annual Homecoming 5K! We are excited to be a part of the 1st 5K in October and happy to support Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School in any way we can!
March 2019 Recipient
Danvers Youth Soccer
Congratulations to the Danvers Youth Soccer organization! Cranney Home Services was proud to sponsor their Memorial Day soccer tournament this year. If you’d like to get involved with this great local organization, please visit them at http://danversyouthsoccer.org.
February 2019 Recipient
Congratulations to our February Cranney Cares winner NEER North!! Since April 2008, “NEER North has been helping horses and owners in crisis, primarily in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. In January 2011, the rescue became a volunteer-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and remains dedicated to rescuing horses who are abused, neglected, or at-risk of slaughter. In addition to rescues, NEER North educates the public on responsible horse ownership and networks to help where assistance is needed. ” We also got the opportunity to meet two of their mini donkeys Gwen & Rosie. After meeting us Gwen & Rosie were brought to their forever home. Congratulations again!!
January 2019 Recipient
Topsfield Educational Foundation
Congratulations to our January Cranney Cares winner Topsfield Educational Foundation! The Topsfield Educational Foundation “is a 501(c)(3) all volunteer non-profit organization that was formed in order to provide our elementary students with educational experiences that otherwise would not be funded by our school district and to provide any other support needed for our elementary schools.” With TEF’s vision and funding, the foundation has assisted the Topsfield Schools with the implementation of various programs like Chrome Books for classroom use, playground support, and various extracurricular activities. For more information visit https://www.topsfieldeducationalfoundation.org/cms/. Congratulations again!
December 2018 Recipient
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem
Congratulations to our December Cranney Cares winner Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem Massachusetts! The Boys and Girls Club “engages a Formula for Impact that ensures that success is within reach of every young person who walks through our doors. The goal is for all members to be promoted from one grade to the next, and on track to graduate from high school, with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.” The Boys and Girls Club provides licensed after-school programs, summer camps, a teen program & a youth club for children of all ages in the greater Salem area. When our friends from the Boys and Girls club visited to receive their donation they said the funds from the donation would go towards various clubs offered to the children in the after-school program. For more information visit http://www.bgcgs.org/. Congratulations again!
November 2018 Recipient
The Colton Buckley Foundation
Congratulations to our November Cranney Cares winner Colton Buckley Foundation (with special guest appearance Cato Buckley!) The Colton Buckley Foundation was established in July 2016 by Colton’s family after he tragically lost his battle with addiction in April of 2016. Every November the Foundation hosts Colton Buckley 5K and everything they raise from the 5k goes to help Citizens Inn develop and build a children’s enrichment program. This program will provide proper technology including computers and tablets, as well as a children’s library. In this safe space, children will be able to check out books, read and enjoy weekly story time in a safe, structured environment. The Foundation strives “to continue to help those suffering with addiction and with your support, break the stigmas associated with substance abuse” For more information visit https://www.coltonbuckley5k.com. Congratulations again!
August 2018 Recipient
Woman’s Friend Society
Congratulations to our most recent Cranney Cares winner, Woman’s Friend Society! the Woman’s Friend Society provides assistance to women through the maintenance of a house donated to the Society by Jennie Emmerton and her father, Captain John Bertram in 1879, as a home for women who are students, working, or in need. Today, the house is home to nineteen women of all ages and ethnicity who are active in the Salem area. The Society today carries out its mission through the operation of Emmerton House and support for other Salem organizations. Members participate through committees whose work ranges from knitting hats for premature babies to helping at Brookhouse, a historic Salem rest home for older women. Our biggest endeavor is maintaining and managing Emmerton House. These activities are funded by a wide variety of grants and events, such as fashion shows, yard sales, teas and coffees, and plant sales. For more information visit https://womansfriendsociety.org/. Congratulations again!
July 2018 Recipient
Stepping Stones For Stella
Congrats to our recent winner of Cranney Cares, Stepping Stones For Stella! Stepping Stones for Stella is a non-profit organization whose mission is to “provide buggies to children with disabilities to ensure they and their families experience the joy and freedom of the great outdoors to its fullest”. Their buggies allow easy access to all types of outdoor environments that may require moving across sand, gravel, dirt, grass and even snow. Nicole Puzzo was inspired to start Stepping Stones for Stella after her daughter Stella who has Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy received a custom buggy made by her grandfather to make their beach trips easier. Once Stella received this buggy Nicole realized what a difference these buggies could make in the lives of other families and children who also have disabilities preventing them from enjoying time outside. For more information on Stepping Stones for Stella or how to get involved visit http://www.steppingstonesforstella.org/. Congrats again!
June 2018 Recipient
Congrats to our June Cranney Cares winner, Sammy’s Superheroes! For many years Samantha Bouchard and her family have volunteered and walked the North Shore Medical Centers Cancer Walk every June. The team has raised thousands of dollars throughout their years of participating and have also been able to make an impact on their community by sharing their story and connection to the Cancer Walk and have been advocates for the medical center and their fundraising efforts year after year. All proceeds from the walk will be used for “a new surgical robot that will bring advanced technology for prostate cancer surgery as well as benefit oncology services at North Shore Mecial Center and the Mass/North Shore Cancer Center, such as clinical trials and wellness care”, according to the Medical Center. If you missed the walk in June you have another chance to gather a team and fundraise at the October 14th 5k or 10k run! For more information visit https://nsmc.partners.org/giving. Congrats Sammy’s Superheroes!
May 2018 Recipient
The JJ Nicastro Foundation
Congrats to our May Cranney Cares winner The JJ Nicastro Foundation! The JJ Nicastro Foundation is a Gloucester based foundation that gives scholarships to Gloucester High student-athletes to cover athletic costs and fees. The foundation has raised roughly $150,000 to give to these student-athletes which has helped hundreds of Gloucester High students with their academic and athletic endeavors. Congrats again!
June 2016 Recipient
Each year, AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts partners with Ira Audi Quattro Cup to host a fabulous day of golf that raises critical funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS awareness on the North Shore. AIDS Action Committee is the state’s leading provider of prevention and wellness services for people living with and at risk of HIV/AIDS. AIDS Action works to stop the epidemic by eliminating new infections, maximizing healthier outcomes of those infected and at risk, and tackling the root causes of HIV/AIDS.
To learn more about the AIDS Action Committee, please visit www.aac.org
April 2016 Recipient
For many years Samantha Bouchard’s family has participated and helped sponsor the North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) Cancer Walk, but this year is a little different. Samantha was diagnosed with Stage II of Hodgkins Lymphoma. So on June 26, 2016 Sam, her family and her friends will participate in the North Shore Cancer WALK for Sammy’s Superheroes to support Samantha and to raise funds dedicated to the research of Hodgkins Lymphoma. It will be one superhero after another walking for a great cause!
To donate to Sammy’s Superheroes, please visit https://nsmcgiving.partners.org/ and look for the Sammy’s Superheroes team page!
February 2016 Recipient
The Salem Jazz and Soul Festival is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that funds music education programs and produces free concerts for the public.
By recreating and renewing the vibrant jazz scene that began at the Salem Willows in the 1920s, when Duke Ellington and other musicians from the Big Band era played at the seaside park in Massachusetts. The festival builds on this rich jazz history, adding soul, blues and funk to the mix, by offering a series of annual free concerts to the public, concluding with a festival each year at the Salem Willows. The festival spotlights the wealth of talented musicians on Boston’s North Shore, and has already attracted thousands of music fans and extensive media coverage during its first four years of operation.
To learn more about the Salem Jazz and Soul Festival, visit their website at http://www.salemjazzsoul.org/.
January 2016 Recipient
Ed Gieras Memorial Girls Basketball Tournament
The inaugural Ed Gieras Memorial Girls Basketball Tournament will be played at Danvers High School on Tuesday, Feb. 16 and Wednesday, Feb. 17.
Bishop Fenwick, Concord Carlisle, Reading and host Danvers will participate in the four-team tournament named for Gieras, the all-time leading scorer in Danvers High boys basketball history (1,024) who passed away this past April after a nine-year battle with Huntington’s Disease.
For further information, please contact Danvers High girls basketball coach Pat Veilleux at 978-375-4958 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 2015 Recipient
The Salem Children’s Charity
The Salem Children’s Charity was founded 22 years ago and continues to grow and give back to the kids of Salem. Teachers within the Salem School system are the eyes and ears that watch over Salem’s kids. Anything that is needed such as Winter boots and jackets to field trip fees to holiday groceries etc….all get taken care of, behind the scenes and without fanfare. All proceeds from our fundraising go directly to Salem’s kids.
October 2015 Recipient
Breast Cancer Research & Awareness
NBCF’s mission is to provide help and inspire hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education, and support services.
September 2015 Recipient
Salem Youth Football and Cheering
Salem Youth Football and Cheering was established in 2011 out of a Pop Warner Football Program. It is a “Grade Based, Age Protected” youth football league. We have always believed that there is more to be learned from football than football itself. Although we all want to win, success is not measured in wins and losses but by the team’s ability to exemplify the core values of respect, integrity, cooperation, self-discipline, and sportsmanship. It is our goal to have SYF&C recognized for our sense of fair play, outstanding effort, and character. Over 220 Salem children are participating this season.
August 2015 Recipient
We donated $1,000 to the ALS Association and even did our very own Ice Bucket Challenge! Watch the video to see Brian Cranney dump water on his very own employees!
July 2015 Recipient
Cabot Performing Arts Center
Formed to save the historic Cabot Theater, the Cabot Performing Arts Center serves as a vibrant community center representing the heart of the Beverly downtown and an entertainment and arts resource for the entire North Shore. This widely supported non-profit organization presents a rich variety of great performances and world-class films over 350+ days per year in a friendly historic, and collaborative environment.
June 2015 Recipient
Cub Scout Program
Since its beginning, the Cub Scout program has been a fun and educational experience concerned with values. Besides providing a positive place where boys can enjoy safe, wholesome activities, Cub Scouting focuses on building character, improving physical fitness, teaching practical skills, and developing a spirit of community service.”
Salem Cub Scouts Pack 24 serves 25-30 boys, grades 1st through 5th and we are working to grow the program. Our boys meet as a den by grade and once a month as a pack with all grade levels and families. One of the boys’ favorite pack events is the Pinewood Derby. The boys build, cut and paint their own car, and then they race their cars. We also go on hikes, perform community service, like cleaning up Winter Island, camp, raise funds to send popcorn to the military and much more. To learn more about the Cub Scouts, please visit www.scouting.org
April 2015 Recipient
Spaulding Education Fund
For 25 years Spaulding Education Fund has been committed to advancing educational excellence in the Manchester Essex Regional Schools by providing funding for compelling initiatives that bring interest, innovation and excitement to the classroom. Supplementing the district’s budget, the non-for-profit’s grants continue to strengthen core subjects in such as math, reading, writing and science as well as foreign language, music, art and physical education in grades K-12. Through the generous support of individuals and businesses, Spaulding Education Fund, helps to fulfill the most basic promise of a community to provide excellent public education for everyone. To find out more about the education fund visit www.spauldingeducationfund.org
March 2015 Recipient
North Shore Cancer Walk
On Sunday morning, June 28, 2015, thousands of participants will join together with family members, colleagues and friends for the 25th Anniversary North Shore Cancer WALK. As a walker, volunteer or donor, you can be part of an inspirational day in the fight against cancer.
The 10K (6.2 mile) WALK route is an unforgettable journey of shared purpose and commitment. It winds through historic Salem, featuring an array of entertainers that lend a festive air to this profound community event. We encourage you to become a part of this annual celebration of life, hope and courage of all those who have been touched by this disease. Money raised from the North Shore Cancer WALK/RUN will support oncology services at North Shore Medical Center and the Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center in Danvers.
February 2015 Recipient
North Reading Food Pantry
Run by the Christian Community Service Organization of North Reading, the pantry is located in the North Reading Town Hall and is open Monday mornings from 9-10 and on the 1st and 3rd Monday evenings from 7-8. Please call 978-276-0040 for more info. All residents of North Reading are eligible to use the pantry. To learn more, please visit the website at nrfoodpantry.org
January 2015 Recipient
The Peabody Essex Museum
The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) is one of the oldest and fastest-growing museums in North America. At its heart is a mission to enrich and transform people’s lives by broadening their perspectives, attitudes and knowledge of themselves and the wider world. PEM celebrates outstanding artistic and cultural creativity through exhibitions, programming and special events that emphasize cross-cultural connections, integrate past and present and underscore the vital importance of creative expression. Please visit www.pem.org to learn more.
October 2014 Recipient
North Shore United Way Inc. - Women in Action
In 2011, North Shore United Way launched a new branch with a unique purpose. That branch was the Women in Action, and their purpose is to address the childhood obesity epidemic in America. This is the first charity in North Shore dedicated to the cause. The Women in Action work to make healthier foods and opportunities for physical activity available to families and children in low-income areas where these issues are most pervasive. Within just three years, they’ve dedicated over $100,000 to their mission of a healthier future! To learn more about Women in Action, go to this site: http://www.nsuw.org.
April 2014 Recipient
Children’s Friend and Family Services
Since 1837, Children’s Friend and Family Services has committed itself to a sustainable, long term vision of creating and cultivating a community of loving, caring, capable families. Throughout the years, Children’s Friend has helped touch generations of families by providing programs that make better parents, mend relationships, foster independence, and clear the roadblocks towards stable and productive lives. To learn more about Children’s Friend and Family services, please visit http://childrensfriend.net/
March 2014 Recipient
Relay for Life: Danvers Garden Club
The Cranney Cares for the Community winner of March 2014 is the Danvers Garden Club (DGC)! Pictured above (left to right) is Jane Dembrowski (Treasurer of the DGC), Sue Robertson (President of the DGC), Jessica Cranney (Chief Administrative Officer for Cranney Home Services) and Jacquie Cavanagh (First Vice President of the DGC). The Danvers Garden Club is a civic organization whose goal is to beautify the community through gardening. They maintain gardens at the Kaplan Hospice House, the Peabody Institute Library and many others. The DGC also sponsors the hanging baskets in the square, they decorate the town Christmas tree and a variety of other local projects. They meet monthly at the local nursing homes to design floral arrangements with the residents and they have a Junior Gardening group who meets regularly to foster the love of gardening!
To learn more about the Danvers Garden Club, please visit http://www.danversgardenclub.org/
February 2014 Recipient
Relay for Life Team: Steps for Shaun
Brian Cranney (Founder and President of Cranney Companies & Cranney Home Services) is pictured here with the Relay for Life Team: Steps for Shaun! Shaun was a boy who passed away at a young age due to cancer. In his honor, family and friends continue the support for the American Cancer Society through the Relay for Life program. Their team consists of over 20 members, all with the mission of doing away with cancer for good. Please find their team page HERE and be sure to visit the Cranney Cares for the Community page at cranneyhomeservices.com/cranney-cares-for-the-community/ to nominate your favorite local non-profit!
January 2014 Recipient
Boys & Girls Club of Lynn
Jessica Cranney of Cranney Home Services presents Robert “Obie” Barker, Jr, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Lynn, a check for $1,000. They are the winners of Cranney Cares for the Community for January. To learn more about the Boys & Girls Club of Lynn go to www.bgcl.org.
December 2013 Recipient
Giving Hope Foundation
Brian Cranney is pictured with Linda Broughton Founder/President along with Deanna Reilly the Treasurer of giving Hope Foundation a check for $1,000 as our November 2013 Cranney Cares for the Community winner! Giving hope foundation is dedicated to finding a CURE for Leukemia and helping those that are fighting Cancer!
To learn more about the Giving Hope Foundation please visit: http://www.givinghopema.org/
November 2013 Recipient
The Girdler House
The winner of the November Cranney Cares drawing is the Girdler House! Brian Cranney (Owner and Founder of Cranney Home Services) is pictured with some of the residents of this unbelievable home. The Girdler House is committed to providing a lovely retirement home for elderly women providing a safe and warm environment.
To learn more about the Girdler House please visit: http://www.girdlerhouse.com/index.html
September 2013 Recipient
Voices of Hope – West, Newbury
The Winner of the Cranney Cares for the Community drawing of September 2013 is Voices of Hope Inc.! Pictured here is Jessica Cranney presenting the check to Greg Chastain (President/Founder) and Amy Falk (Director of Community Outreach). Voices of Hope is dedicated to aiding the fight against cancer by raising awareness through song!
To learn more about Voices of Hope, visit: http://www.voicesofhopeboston.org/
August 2013 Recipient
Making a Difference in Peabody Foundation (MADIP)
Joe Ciampa Manager of Cranney Home Services Presents Scott Frasca President of Making a Difference in Peabody Foundation (MADIP) a check for $1,000.
They were the August Cranney Cares for the Community Winner. To learn more about MADIP visit http://www.madip.org.
July 2013 Recipient
Friends of Beverly Hospital
Brian Cranney Owner of Cranney Home Services presents Sharon L. Riddle President of The Friends of Beverly Hospital a check for $1,000. They were the July winner of Cranney Cares for the Community.
To learn more about The Friends of Beverly Hospital go to http://www.beverlyhospital.org/giving/the-friends-of-beverly-hospital
June 2013 Recipient
Habitat For Humanity – North Shore
To find out more about Habitat for Humanity and how you can help go to http://www.habitatforhumanity-northshore.com/.
May 2013 Recipient
Renewed Hope Project, Inc.
The winner of the Cranney Cares for the Community drawing of May is Renewed Hope Project, Inc. out of Beverly!
Michael J. Wilson Jr. (Founder / Executive Director of Renewed Hope Project, Inc) receives the Cranney Cares check from Brian Cranney (Founder and Owner of Cranney Home Services)
For more information on Renewed Hope Project Inc. www.renewedhopeproject.org
February 2013 Recipient
NEER North of West Newbury!
The Winner of the Cranney Cares for the Community drawing of March 2013 is NEER North located in West Newbury! Pictured here is Joe Ciampa (GM of Cranney Home Services) presenting the check to Mary Martin (President and Founder of NEER North) and Ebony who is available for adoption!
To learn more about NEER North, visit: www.neernorth.org
January 2013 Recipient
Salem State University Baseball Team and Athletics Department
The winner of the January Cranney Cares drawing is the Salem State University Baseball Team and Athletics Department! From Left to Right, is Mike Ward (Head Coach), Brian Cranney (Owner of Cranney Home Services), Ryan Hyjek (Junior Pitcher), Brett Cahill (Junior Catcher), Andrew Guido (Senior Pitcher).
To learn more about the Salem State University Baseball team and to see their upcoming schedule please visit: http://www.salemstatevikings.com/index.aspx?path=baseball
And to learn more about Cranney Cares or to nominate an organization, please visit: https://www.cranneyhomeservices.com/cranney-cares-community/
December 2012 Recipient
Cape Ann Animal Aid
Sheila Cranney (Left), Rebecca Baylies (middle) and Sunniva Buck (right) of the Cape Ann Animal Aid meet to receive their check as the winners of the Cranney Cares for the Community recipients of December 2012!
To learn more about the Cape Ann Animal Aid please visit: http://www.capeannanimalaid.com
November 2012 Recipient
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem
Brian Cranney with Joanne Scott Executive Director and members of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem. November’s Winner of Cranney Cares for the Community. To learn more about the Boys and Girls Club go to www.bgcgs.org. To enter to be Decembers Winner got to www.cranneyhomeservices.com.
October 2012 Recipient
Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston
Brian Cranney Owner of Cranney Home Services presented Diane Stringer President, Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston a check for $1,000.00. They are the October winner of Cranney Cares for the Community. The Check was presented at the Kaplan Family Hospice House. To learn more about Hospice visit their web site at www.hns.org.
September 2012 Recipient
Haven from Hunger
Brain Cranney Owner of Cranney Home Services with Alyse Barbash Executive Director of Haven from Hunger the September Winner of Cranney Cares for The Community.
Each month Cranney Home Services donates $1,000 to a local non profit with 501 c 3 status. To learn more about Haven from Hunger or how you can help visit www.havenfromhunger.org
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Merrimack Valley Areas include:
Salem | Andover | Danvers | Lynnfield | Melrose and surrounding cities