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State Grants 39 Organizations $2.8m to Combat Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

State Grants 39 Organizations $2.8m to Combat Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

The state granted $2.8 million in funding to 39 community-based organizations and local and college police departments to enhance victim services and prosecution strategies in cases involving violence against women, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and Public Safety Secretary Dan Bennett announced on Monday. Baker said in a Monday press release that

Housing Families to distribute backpacks to once-homeless children

Now that the start of the school year is approaching, Malden-based agency Housing Families will be distributing approximately 350 backpacks equipped with school supplies to once-homeless children. The backpacks were acquired through Housing Families’ annual backpack drive, which ran from May to early August, and from various donations throughout the year. Founded in 1986 to

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