Human security

Cape Cod 5 commits additional $ 150,000 to help local food and housing security

HYANNIS – Cape Cod 5 recently announced $ 150,000 in donations to support local organizations in their efforts to provide food and housing security on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Southeastern Massachusetts. In response to continued demand in these areas of need, this disbursement is in addition to the $ 250,000 in grants provided by the bank earlier this year to support these efforts.

The donation will be split between these two important areas of need, with $ 100,000 going to local homelessness prevention services and housing development resources and $ 50,000 to local pantries.

“As a vital part of our community engagement, Cape Cod 5 is proud to support the efforts of many local organizations that help community members gain access to safe food and emergency or long-term housing. during a difficult and prolonged period of increased demand, ”said Dorothy A. Savarese. “Everyone in our communities should have access to food and shelter, and we will continue to help our local nonprofits as they have a positive impact by providing these basic human needs to our neighbors. “

In total throughout 2021, Cape Cod 5 has given over $ 1 million in philanthropic support to organizations and nonprofits working to make a difference in our region.