This post is part of a series where we will periodically share news from our partners and grantees, as well as local media. Below please find links to articles featuring activities of the Foundation Trust in recent months.

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Over the last few months, the Foundation Trust has been pleased to be a part of numerous projects and events that brought people together in discussion of important community issues. We celebrated our first "Emerging Artist" at her gallery show, and contributed to programs addressing food insecurity and providing basic needs to families facing adversity. Check out the media coverage below for a snapshot of what we've been working on!

 

News Articles

City of Melrose, March 1, 2021: Foundation Trust Sponsors Free Corned Beed Dinners for Melrose Seniors

 

 

Melrose Patch, February 20, 2021: Follow Your Art to Host Artist Panel on Black Representation

 

Chelsea Record, February 18, 2021: Foundation Trust Helps Local Families

 

Melrose Patch, January 7, 2021: Melrose Human Rights Commission Celebrates MLK Day

 

Malden Advocate, November 25, 2020: Foundation Trust Provides Studio Space for Malden Artist's First Solo Exhibit

 

FYACS Palette, November 12, 2020: Art in the Time of Change

 

Melrose Patch, November 12, 2020: Rebecca Flores-Mantilla Art Exhibit at Follow Your Art

 

Everett Advocate, October 23, 2020: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

 

Everett Independent, October 20, 2020: Foundation Trust Awards Bread of Life Grant to Sponsor Everett Backpack Program

 

Wicked Local Newburyport, October 16, 2020: Amesbury Council on Aging Expands Tablet Loan Program

Other Events and Resources

In partnership with the Melrose and Amesbury Councils on Aging, The Foundation Trust filmed a resource for Seniors in Isolation, which was picked up by local stations in Melrose, Malden, Medford, Salem, Amesbury, and Methuen.

As part of a community speaker series with the Melrose Human Rights Commission, Foundation Trust staff held a discussion about Coping with the Added Burden of the Pandemic During the Holidays

2021 Grant Cycle Coverage

The following outlets shared the news about the Foundation Trust grant cycle, announced in March 2021: