"Through this award, we recognize those organizations which have demonstrated consistent improvement in their management systems over the long-run," said Paulette Faggiano of Public Service of New Hampshire and Corporate Fund member. This year's recipients have distinguished themselves by solid planning and delivery of services which will position them well for their next phase of growth and development."
Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services provides visiting nurse, hospice and related community services in 42 towns in the southwest region of the state. "We know the community depends on us and we take that responsibility very seriously," said the organization’s President and CEO Barbara Duckett. "There is no stopping an organization that has a vision and a careful plan to get there."
Nashua Pastoral Care Center provides a range of services, most notably transitional housing services, to assist vulnerable individuals and families move successfully from crisis and homelessness to self-sufficiency. “Innovation, risk-taking and investments," said the center's CEO Maryse Wirbal. "We've done a lot of this recently and we’re so happy with how it's paid off."
The Corporate Fund is an initiative of 11 New Hampshire corporations in partnership with the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. Since 1982, The Corporate Fund has provided more than $3.5 million in grants, training and technical assistance to improve the management and effectiveness of New Hampshire’s nonprofit sector. Current members include: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Bank of America, C&S Wholesale Grocers, FairPoint Communications, Fidelity Investments, Hitchiner Manufacturing Company, Lincoln Financial Group, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Northeast Delta Dental, People’s United Bank, Public Service of New Hampshire, and TD Bank.
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About the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation manages a growing collection of charitable funds created by individuals, families and corporations. It serves communities throughout New Hampshire, southeastern Maine and eastern Vermont and makes grants and student aid awards annually totaling about $30 million. The Foundation is nonpartisan, frequently playing the role of convener and catalyst on a broad spectrum of issues. Based in Concord, the Foundation roots itself in the communities through regional advisory boards. More information is available at www.nhcf.org or by calling 603-225-6641.