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Girls Inc., Lowell Makes and Tewksbury Police Athletic League to Present at TCC on Dec. 13

From Alternative House to Catie’s Closet, Into Action Recovery, Hidden Battles, Lazarus House and Plummer Youth Promise, 15 local nonprofits have presented their missions to the Tewksbury chapter of the 100 Who Care Alliance and received generous donations from members, guests and sponsors.

The next meeting on Dec. 13 will be emcee’d by Brent Conway and giving chair Beth McFadyen and is one of the last events open to the community at the Tewksbury Country Club.

Sponsors are Bayberry at Emerald Court and Wicked Cornhole, which will host some games before the presentations begin.

Presenting groups:

Girls Inc. of Greater Lowell inspires all girls to be strong, smart and bold. Through creative programs in a safe and nurturing environment, they strive to teach the independence and personal responsibility girls need to succeed.

Lowell Makes is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, shared community workshop and laboratory. Members are an organized group of local artists, engineers, makers and thinkers who work together to provide tools and learning resources to the public.

The Tewksbury Police Athletic League sponsors learn to skate seminars, community concerts, youth sports and more, seeking to promote positive relationships between law enforcement and youth through community-based educational programs and recreational opportunities.

Photos: At its last event at Wamesit Lanes, 100+ People Who Care Tewksbury awarded its Impact Award to Catie’s Closet, while sponsor Kyoto donated $250 to the Tewksbury Community Pantry.

About 100+ People:

100+ People Who Care Tewksbury currently has 130 individual and team members and is open to any Tewksbury resident. Members/teams of two agree to donate $100 per quarter to the nonprofit selected by the group. Each quarter, members/teams may nominate their favorite nonprofit for selection.  

“In addition to raising funds that make a big local impact, our goal is to help our members and the wider learn about all the amazing nonprofits serving the Merrimack Valley,” says 100 People board member Beth McFadyen. “We currently have more than 50 groups in our quarterly selection process and encourage our members to nominate even more exceptional organizations and shine a spotlight on their important work.”

To learn more, contact the Board at or via its Facebook page.

Residents are invited to drop in to the Giving Event on Dec. 13, with no obligation to join or donate. Applications will be accepted before and after the business meeting.

About the Alliance: Over the years, nearly 1,000 Care chapters have been established under the “100 Who Care Alliance” banner. Tewksbury’s chapter launched in June 2021.

Lorna is a U.S. Army veteran and 25-year resident of Tewksbury who has written for organizations ranging from the DIA to InformationWeek to a free weekly in New London that sent her to interview the pastry chef at Foxwoods.

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