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2007/2008 Charities
  1. Abby Kelley Foster House, Inc.
  2. ACCESS - Action Center for Educational Services & Scholarships
  3. Angkor Dance Troupe, Inc.
  4. Asian American Civic Association
  5. Asperger's Association of New England, Inc.
  6. Barnstable Land Trust, Inc.
  7. The Boston Camerata
  8. Boston Center for Independent Living, Inc.
  9. Boston Children's Chorus
  10. Boston Landmarks Orchestra
  11. Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence
  12. Bread of Life
  13. Cambridge Forum, Inc.
  14. Cancer Research Fund - VHL Alliance
  15. Cape Cod Repertory Theatre Company, Inc. d/b/a Cape Rep Theatre
  16. Centro Presente
  17. Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston
  18. Children's Cove - The Cape and Islands Child Advocacy Center
  19. Codman Academy Foundation on behalf of Codman Academy Charter Public School
  20. Community Day Center of Waltham, Inc.
  21. Countdown to Kindergarten
  22. Dorchester Community Center for the Visual Arts
  23. Duffy Health Center, Inc.
  24. Educational Development Group, Inc
  25. Employment Options, Inc.
  26. Essex National Heritage Commission
  27. The Family Self-Sufficiency Center
  28. Fitchburg Cultural Alliance, Inc
  29. Franklin County Dial/Self, Inc. (aka DIAL/SELF)
  30. Franklin Park Coalition
  31. Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell
  32. Golden Tones, Inc.
  33. Grassroots International
  34. greenGoat
  35. Hancock Shaker Village
  36. The Helen Berube Teen Parent Program
  37. Homes for Families
  38. Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion (IBA)
  39. Ipswich River Watershed Association
  40. Legal Advocacy and Resource Center, Inc.
  41. Legal Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts
  42. Light of Cambodian Children, Inc.
  43. The Literacy Project
  44. Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly
  45. Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors
  46. Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth (MassINC)
  47. Massachusetts Public Health Association
  48. Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance
  49. Max Warburg Courage Curriculum
  50. Medicine Wheel Productions, Inc.
  51. Metropolitan Wind Symphony, Inc. (MWS)
  52. Nantucket Sustainable Development Corporation d/b/a Sustainable Nantucket
  53. National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
  54. National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
  55. Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay
  56. New England Complex Systems Institute
  57. New Entry Sustainable Farming Project
  58. New Sector Alliance
  59. Norfolk Advocates for Children (formerly Children's Advocacy Center of Norfolk County)
  60. Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library
  61. Northampton Survival Center, Inc.
  62. Our Space Our Place, Inc.
  63. Planning Office for Urban Affairs, Inc.
  64. Pro-Choice Massachusetts Foundation
  65. Reader To Reader, Inc.
  66. The Revolving Museum
  67. Riverside Theatre Works
  68. Sabre Foundation, Inc.
  69. Safe Passage, Inc.
  70. Shakespeare on the Cape
  71. Shepherd's Center of Fall River, Inc.
  72. Somerville Homeless Coalition, Inc.
  73. Somerville Museum
  74. South Africa Development Fund
  75. South Coast Chamber Music Society
  76. StageSource
  77. Stoneham Theatre
  78. Triboro Youth Theatre, Inc.
  79. The Trust for Public Land
  80. Urban Edge Housing Corporation
  81. USS Constitution Museum Foundation, Inc.
  82. Veteran Hospice Homestead Inc.
  83. Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts, Inc.
  84. Worcester County Food Bank, Inc.
  85. Worcester Youth Center, Inc.
  86. WriteBoston
  87. X-Cel, Inc.
  88. The Yard, Inc.
  89. Young Entrepreneurs Society, Inc.
  90. Youth Advocacy Foundation, Inc.

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Legal Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts


405 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608

Jonathan L. Mannina, Executive Director

Donate Now to Legal Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts


Ensuring “liberty and justice for all” takes work, and under our legal system this requires lawyers “for all.” According to LACCM, most people who need legal help—especially low-income and elderly victims of civil injustices—do not receive it, in most cases because they either do not know how, or lack the resources, to obtain it. The government sector—“public initiatives for public good, focusing on law and order”—does not ensure it; so philanthropy—“private initiatives for public good, focusing on quality of life”—must help, and “Legal Assistance” has become a distinct taxonomic field of philanthropy. In Central Massachusetts, LACCM is the leader. Created in 1982 by the merger of two legal assistance charities active since the 1950s, LACCM’s more than 20 attorneys and paralegals last year directly assisted nearly 3,500 clients. Their four main programs are: Benefits and Employment, Families and Children, General Law, and the Elderly; but this large and substantial organization also litigated to secure full public library borrowing privileges for the homeless! LACCM advocates have received awards from the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Boston College Law School. They deserve broad public support, and we hope you will help.

(2007: HUMAN SERVICES: Well-Being: Legal)

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