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Cranney Cares for the Community

Cranney Home Services is Donating $1,000 Per Month to Local Non-Profit [501(c)3] Organizations. And We Want You to Nominate the Worthy Recipients.

 

 

Here’s how it works:

You are invited to nominate your favorite local community non profit that has 501 (c) 3 status by filling out the form. At the end of each month, a member of our staff will randomly select one such entry and we’ll donate $1,000 to them!

 

June 2016 Winner: AIDS Action

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Each year, AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts partners with Ira Audi Quattro Cup to host a fabulous day of golf that raises critical funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS awareness on the North Shore. AIDS Action Committee is the state’s leading provider of prevention and wellness services for people living with and at risk of HIV/AIDS. AIDS Action works to stop the epidemic by eliminating new infections, maximizing healthier outcomes of those infected and at risk, and tackling the root causes of HIV/AIDS.

To learn more about the AIDS Action Committee, please visit www.aac.org

April 2016 Winner: Sammy’s Superheros

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For many years Samantha Bouchard’s family has participated and helped sponsor the North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) Cancer Walk, but this year is a little different. Samantha was diagnosed with Stage II of Hodgkins Lymphoma. So on June 26, 2016 Sam, her family and her friends will participate in the North Shore Cancer WALK for Sammy’s Superheroes to support Samantha and to raise funds dedicated to the research of Hodgkins Lymphoma. It will be one superhero after another walking for a great cause!

To donate to Sammy’s Superheroes, please visit https://nsmcgiving.partners.org/ and look for the Sammy’s Superheroes team page!

To nominate a non-profit organization for the Cranney Cares drawing, please visit http://cranneyhomeservices.com/cranney-cares- for-the- community/

February 2016 Winner: The Salem Jazz and Soul Festival

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The Salem Jazz and Soul Festival is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that funds music education programs and produces free concerts for the public.

By recreating and renewing the vibrant jazz scene that began at the Salem Willows in the 1920s, when Duke Ellington and other musicians from the Big Band era played at the seaside park in Massachusetts. The festival builds on this rich jazz history, adding soul, blues and funk to the mix, by offering a series of annual free concerts to the public, concluding with a festival each year at the Salem Willows. The festival spotlights the wealth of talented musicians on Boston’s North Shore, and has already attracted thousands of music fans and extensive media coverage during its first four years of operation.

To learn more about the Salem Jazz and Soul Festival, visit their website at http://www.salemjazzsoul.org/.

January 2016 Winner: Ed Gieras Memorial Girls Basketball Tournament

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The inaugural Ed Gieras Memorial Girls Basketball Tournament will be played at Danvers High School on Tuesday, Feb. 16 and Wednesday, Feb. 17. 

Bishop Fenwick, Concord Carlisle, Reading and host Danvers will participate in the four-team tournament named for Gieras, the all-time leading scorer in Danvers High boys basketball history (1,024) who passed away this past April after a nine-year battle with Huntington’s Disease. 

For further information, please contact Danvers High girls basketball coach Pat Veilleux at 978-375-4958 or by email at patrickveilleux@danvers.org.

December 2015 Winner: The Salem Children’s Charity

Salem Childrens CharityThe Salem Children’s Charity was founded 22 years ago and continues to grow and give back to the kids of Salem. Teachers within the Salem School system are the eyes and ears that watch over Salem’s kids. Anything that is needed such as Winter boots and jackets to field trip fees to holiday groceries etc….all get taken care of, behind the scenes and without fanfare. All proceeds from our fundraising go directly to Salem’s kids.

October 2015 Winner: Breast Cancer Research & Awareness

Breast Cancer AwarenessNBCF’s mission is to provide help and inspire hope to those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education, and support services.

September 2015 Winner: Salem Youth Football and Cheering

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Salem Youth Football and Cheering was established in 2011 out of a Pop Warner Football Program.  It is a “Grade Based, Age Protected” youth football league. We have always believed that there is more to be learned from football than football itself.  Although we all want to win, success is not measured in wins and losses but by the team’s ability to exemplify the core values of respect, integrity, cooperation, self-discipline, and sportsmanship. It is our goal to have SYF&C recognized for our sense of fair play, outstanding effort, and character. Over 220 Salem children are participating this season.

August 2015: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video

We donated $1,000 to the ALS Association and even did our very own Ice Bucket Challenge! Watch the video to see Brian Cranney dump water on his very own employees!

July 2015 Winner: Cabot Performing Arts Center

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Formed to save the historic Cabot Theater, the Cabot Performing Arts Center serves as a vibrant community center representing the heart of the Beverly downtown and an entertainment and arts resource for the entire North Shore. This widely supported non-profit organization presents a rich variety of great performances and world-class films over 350+ days per year in a friendly historic, and collaborative environment.

 

 

June 2015 Winner: Cub Scout Program

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Since its beginning, the Cub Scout program has been a fun and educational experience concerned with values.  Besides providing a positive place where boys can enjoy safe, wholesome activities, Cub Scouting focuses on building character, improving physical fitness, teaching practical skills, and developing a spirit of community service.”

Salem Cub Scouts Pack 24 serves 25-30 boys, grades 1st through 5th and we are working to grow the program.  Our boys meet as a den by grade and once a month as a pack with all grade levels and families.  One of the boys’ favorite pack events is the Pinewood Derby. The boys build, cut and paint their own car, and then they race their cars.  We also go on hikes, perform community service, like cleaning up Winter Island, camp, raise funds to send popcorn to the military and much more. To learn more about the Cub Scouts, please visit www.scouting.org

 

April 2015 Winner: Spaulding Education Fund

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For 25 years Spaulding Education Fund has been committed to advancing educational excellence in the Manchester Essex Regional Schools by providing funding for compelling initiatives that bring interest, innovation and excitement to the classroom.  Supplementing the district’s budget, the non-for-profit’s grants continue to strengthen core subjects in such as math, reading, writing and science as well as foreign language, music, art and physical education in grades K-12.  Through the generous support of individuals and businesses, Spaulding Education Fund, helps to fulfill the most basic promise of a community to provide excellent public education for everyone.  To find out more about the education fund visit www.spauldingeducationfund.org

 

March 2015 Winner: North Shore Cancer Walk

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On Sunday morning, June 28, 2015, thousands of participants will join together with family members, colleagues and friends for the 25th Anniversary North Shore Cancer WALK. As a walker, volunteer or donor, you can be part of an inspirational day in the fight against cancer.

The 10K (6.2 mile) WALK route is an unforgettable journey of shared purpose and commitment. It winds through historic Salem, featuring an array of entertainers that lend a festive air to this profound community event. We encourage you to become a part of this annual celebration of life, hope and courage of all those who have been touched by this disease.  Money raised from the North Shore Cancer WALK/RUN will support oncology services at North Shore Medical Center and the Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center in Danvers.

 

February 2015 Winner: The Christian Community Service Organization

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Run by the Christian Community Service Organization of North Reading, the pantry is located in the North Reading Town Hall and is open Monday mornings from 9-10 and on the 1st and 3rd Monday evenings from 7-8. Please call 978-276-0040 for more info. All residents of North Reading are eligible to use the pantry. To learn more, please visit the website at nrfoodpantry.org

 

January 2015 Winner: The Peabody Essex Museum

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The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) is one of the oldest and fastest-growing museums in North America. At its heart is a mission to enrich and transform people’s lives by broadening their perspectives, attitudes and knowledge of themselves and the wider world. PEM celebrates outstanding artistic and cultural creativity through exhibitions, programming and special events that emphasize cross-cultural connections, integrate past and present and underscore the vital importance of creative expression. Please visit www.pem.org to learn more.

 

November 2014 Winner: Women in Action

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In 2011, North Shore United Way launched a new branch with a unique purpose. That branch was the Women in Action, and their purpose is to address the childhood obesity epidemic in America. This is the first charity in North Shore dedicated to the cause.  The Women in Action work to make healthier foods and opportunities for physical activity available to families and children in low-income areas where these issues are most pervasive. Within just three years, they’ve dedicated over $100,000 to their mission of a healthier future!  To learn more about Women in Action, go to this site: http://www.nsuw.org/womeninaction.php.

April 2014 Winner: Children’s Friend and Family Services

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Since 1837, Children’s Friend and Family Services has committed itself to a sustainable, long term vision of creating and cultivating a community of loving, caring, capable families. Throughout the years, Children’s Friend has helped touch generations of families by providing programs that make better parents, mend relationships, foster independence, and clear the roadblocks towards stable and productive lives. To learn more about Children’s Friend and Family services, please visit http://childrensfriend.net/

March 2014 Winner: Relay for Life: Danvers Garden Club

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The Cranney Cares for the Community winner of March 2014 is the Danvers Garden Club (DGC)! Pictured above (left to right) is Jane Dembrowski (Treasurer of the DGC), Sue Robertson (President of the DGC), Jessica Cranney (Chief Administrative Officer for Cranney Home Services) and Jacquie Cavanagh (First Vice President of the DGC). The Danvers Garden Club is a civic organization whose goal is to beautify the community through gardening. They maintain gardens at the Kaplan Hospice House, the Peabody Institute Library and many others. The DGC also sponsors the hanging baskets in the square, they decorate the town Christmas tree and a variety of other local projects. They meet monthly at the local nursing homes to design floral arrangements with the residents and they have a Junior Gardening group who meets regularly to foster the love of gardening!

To learn more about the Danvers Garden Club, please visit http://www.danversgardenclub.org/

 

February 2014 Winner: Relay for Life: Team Steps for Shaun

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Brian Cranney (Founder and President of Cranney Companies & Cranney Home Services) is pictured here with the Relay for Life Team: Steps for Shaun! Shaun was a boy who passed away at a young age due to cancer. In his honor, family and friends continue the support for the American Cancer Society through the Relay for Life program. Their team consists of over 20 members, all with the mission of doing away with cancer for good. Please find their team page HERE and be sure to visit the Cranney Cares for the Community page at cranneyhomeservices.com/cranney-cares-for-the-community/ to nominate your favorite local non-profit!

 

January 2014 Winner: Boys and Girls Club of Lynn

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Jessica Cranney of Cranney Home Services presents Robert “Obie” Barker, Jr, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Lynn, a check for $1,000. They are the winners of Cranney Cares for the Community for January. To learn more about the Boys & Girls Club of Lynn go to www.bgcl.org. To learn more about Cranney Home Services, or to nominate your favorite nonprofit, go to www.cranneyhomeservices.com.

 

December 2013 Winner: Giving Hope Foundation!

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Brian Cranney is pictured with Linda Broughton Founder/President along with Deanna Reilly the Treasurer of giving Hope Foundationa check for $1,000 as our November 2013 Cranney Cares for the Community winner!  Giving hope foundation is dedicated to finding a CURE for Leukemia and helping those that are fighting Cancer!

To learn more about the Giving Hope Foundation please visit: http://www.givinghopema.org/

And to learn more about Cranney Cares or to nominate an organization, please visit: http://cranneyhomeservices.com/cranney-cares-for-the-community/

 

November 2013 Winner: The Girdler House out of Beverly!

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The winner of the November Cranney Cares drawing is the Girdler House! Brian Cranney (Owner and Founder of Cranney Home Services) is pictured with some of the residents of this unbelievable home. The Girdler House is committed to providing a lovely retirement home for elderly women providing a safe and warm environment.

To learn more about the Girdler House please visit: http://www.girdlerhouse.com/index.html

And to learn more about Cranney Cares or to nominate an organization, please visit: http://cranneyhomeservices.com/cranney-cares-for-the-community/

 

September 2013 Winner: Voices of Hope – West, Newbury

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The Winner of the Cranney Cares for the Community drawing of September 2013 is Voices of Hope Inc.! Pictured here is Jessica Cranney presenting the check to Greg Chastain (President/Founder) and Amy Falk (Director of Community Outreach). Voices of Hope is dedicated to aiding the fight against cancer by raising awareness through song!

To learn more about Voices of Hope, visit: http://www.voicesofhopeboston.org/

And to learn more about Cranney Cares or to nominate an organization, please visit: http://cranneyhomeservices.com/cranney-cares-for-the-community/

August 2013 Winner: Making a Difference in Peabody Foundation!

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Joe Ciampa Manager of Cranney Home Services Presents Scott Frasca President of Making a Difference in Peabody Foundation (MADIP) a check for $1,000.

They were the August Cranney Cares for the Community Winner. To learn more about MADIP visit http://www.madip.org.  To enter your favorite non-profit to be Septembers Winner goes to www.cranneyhomeservices.com.

 

July 2013 Winner: Friends of Beverly Hospital!

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Brian Cranney Owner of Cranney Home Services presents Sharon L. Riddle President of The Friends of Beverly Hospital a check for $1,000.  They were the July winner of Cranney Cares for the Community.  To enter your favorite nonprofit to be the winner for August goes to www.cranneyhomeservices.com.

To learn more about The Friends of Beverly Hospital go to http://www.beverlyhospital.org/giving/the-friends-of-beverly-hospital

June 2013 Winner: Habitat For Humanity – North Shore out of Lynn!

Brian Cranney, owner of Cranney Home Services, presents Don Preston, President of Habitat For Humanity – North Shore, a check for $1,000 as the Cranney Cares for the Community winners for June.

To find out more about Habitat for Humanity and how you can help go to http://www.habitatforhumanity-northshore.com/.

 

 

May 2013 Winner: Renewed Hope Project Inc.!

The winner of the Cranney Cares for the Community drawing of May is Renewed Hope Project, Inc. out of Beverly!

Michael J. Wilson Jr. (Founder / Executive Director of Renewed Hope Project, Inc) receives the Cranney Cares check from Brian Cranney (Founder and Owner of Cranney Home Services)

For more information on Renewed Hope Project Inc. www.renewedhopeproject.org

February 2013 Winner: NEER North of West Newbury!

The Winner of the Cranney Cares for the Community drawing of March 2013 is NEER North located in West Newbury! Pictured here is Joe Ciampa (GM of Cranney Home Services) presenting the check to Mary Martin (President and Founder of NEER North) and Ebony who is available for adoption!

To learn more about NEER North, visit: www.neernorth.org

And to learn more about Cranney Cares or to nominate an organization, please visit: http://cranneyhomeservices.com/cranney-cares-for-the-community/

 

January 2013 Winner: The Salem State University Baseball team and Athletics Department!

The winner of the January Cranney Cares drawing is the Salem State University Baseball Team and Athletics Department! From Left to Right, is Mike Ward (Head Coach), Brian Cranney (Owner of Cranney Home Services), Ryan Hyjek (Junior Pitcher), Brett Cahill (Junior Catcher), Andrew Guido (Senior Pitcher).

To learn more about the Salem State University Baseball team and to see their upcoming schedule please visit: http://www.salemstatevikings.com/index.aspx?path=baseball

And to learn more about Cranney Cares or to nominate an organization, please visit: http://cranneyhomeservices.com/cranney-cares-for-the-community/

 

December 2012 Winner: Cape Ann Animal Shelter of Gloucester!

Sheila Cranney (Left), Rebecca Baylies (middle) and Sunniva Buck (right) of the Cape Ann Animal Aid meet to receive their check as the winners of the Cranney Cares for the Community recipients of December 2012!

To learn more about the Cape Ann Animal Aid please visit: http://www.capeannanimalaid.com/newsite/

And to learn more about Cranney Cares or to nominate an organization, please visit: http://cranneyhomeservices.com/cranney-cares-for-the-community/

 

November 2012 Winner: Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salem

 

Brian Cranney with Joanne Scott Executive Director and members of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem. November’s Winner of Cranney Cares for the Community.  To learn more about the Boys and Girls Club go to www.bgcgs.org.  To enter to be Decembers Winner got to www.cranneyhomeservices.com.

 

October 2012 Winner: Hospice of the North Shore

Brian Cranney Owner of Cranney Home Services presented Diane Stringer President, Hospice of the North Shore and Greater Boston a check for $1,000.00.  They are the October winner of Cranney Cares for the Community.  The Check was presented at the Kaplan Family Hospice House.  To learn more about Hospice visit their web site at www.hns.org.

 

September 2012 Winner: Haven From Hunger

Brain Cranney Owner of Cranney Home Services with Alyse Barbash Executive Director of Haven from Hunger the September Winner of Cranney Cares for The Community.

Each month Cranney Home Services donates $1,000 to a local non profit with 501 c 3 status. To nominate your favorite non profit to be the next winner go to www.cranneyhomeservices.com. To learn more about Haven from Hunger or how you can help visit www.havenfromhunger.org

August 2012 Winner: Salem K9

 

Brian Cranney owner of Cranney Home Services presents Salem Police Chief Paul Tucker a check for $1,000. Salem Project K-9 was the winner of the Cranney Cares for the Community campaign for August.  To learn more about the Salem Project k-9 got to www.salemk9.com or to vote for you’re favorite non profit go to Cranney Home Services web site www.cranneyhomeservices.com .

 

July 2012 Winner: North Shore Elder Services

North Shore Elder Services (NSES) is a team of specialists making life easier for elders and those who care for them. They are the winner of the Cranney Cares award for August 2012.

To enter your local non profit go to www.cranneyhomeservices.com  to be the next winner.  To contact the Ipswich Community Food Pantry P.O. Box 316 Ipswich, MA 01938.

 

June 2012 Winner: Ipswich Community Food Pantry

Kathy lampropoulos Treasurer of the Ipswich Community Food Pantry accepts a check for $1,000 for being the Winner of Cranney Cares for the Community for June.

To enter your local non profit go to www.cranneyhomeservices.com  to be the July winner.  To contact the Ipswich Community Food Pantry P.O. Box 316 Ipswich, MA 01938.

 

May 2012 Winner: Salem YMCA

 

Joe Ciampa Cranney Home Services Manager presents Mari Matt the Executive Director of the Salem YMCA with a check for $1,000. The Salem YMCA was the May winner of the Cranney Cares for the Community. To learn about the Salem YMCA www.northshoreymca.org.

 

April 2012 Winner: The Wenham Museum

The Wenham Museum was the recipient of Cranney Cares for the Community for April.  Brian Cranney owner of Cranney Home Services presented a check for $1,000 to Lindsay Diehl Executive Director of the Wenham Museum and Christine M. Zampell  President of the Wenham Museum Board of Trustees.  To enter your non profit or learn more about Cranney Cares for the Community and enter to win for May go to www.cranneyhomeservices.com to learn more about the Wenham Museum go towww.wenhammuseum.org.

 

March 2012 Winner: Salem CyberSpace

Brian Cranney, Owner of Cranney Home Services, presents Linda E Saris, Director of Salem CyberSpace, a check for $1,000 for being the winner of Cranney Cares for the Community, March ’12. To learn more about Salem CyberSpace to to: www.salemcyberspace.org.

 

February 2012 Winner: Gathering Change

Brian Cranney President of  Cranney Home Services Presents Dorothy Goodwin President of Gathering Change, Inc. A check for $1,000 they are the February Winner of Cranney Cares for the Community.  To learn more about Gathering Change go to www.gatheringchangeinc.com.

 

January 2012 Winner: Hope for Creativity

Brian Cranney President and owner of Cranney Companies, Cranney Home Services and Cranney Self Storage presented Moira Landry founder and president of Hope For Creativity, Inc a check for $1,000 for being the January winner of Cranney Cares for The Community.  The organization provides drawstring backpacks, called art packs, filled with a variety of new, age appropriate art supplies to children between the ages of 2 and 18 who are staying in family shelters in the state of Massachusetts. To learn more about Hope for Creativity, Inc visit http://hopeforcreativity.org.

 

December 2011 Winner: Friends of Marblehead’s Abandoned Animals

 

Brian Cranney President of Cranney Companies with Katie Van Dorpe Senior Volunteer/Director of Friends of Marblehead’s Abandoned Animals and Little Boy who is looking for a forever home. The Shelter was Decembers Cranney Cares for the Community winner of a $1,000.

To learn more about Friends of Marblehead’s Abandoned Animals
www.marblehead-animal-shelter.org

 

November 2011 Winner: Northeast ARC

November Winner – Northeast ARC

L-R in photo: Becky Landry Director of Events and Community Relations, Jerry McCarthy Executive Director Northeast Arc, Brian Cranney owner of Cranney Home Services and Cranney Companies.

To learn more about the Northeast ARC go to www.ne-arc.org

 

October 2011 Winner: Catholic Charities North

Brian Cranney presents the October Winner of Cranney Cares for the Community Catholic Charities North L-R Brian Cranney, Virginia A. Doocy Director, North and Merrimack Valley Regions, Deborah Kincade Rambo, LICSW President of Catholic Charities North.

To learn more about Catholic Charities North go to www.ccab.org/north

To nominate your favorite non-profit with 501(c)3 status, go to Cranney Cares and vote!
You can enter every month until your organization wins.

Update: we recently received a “Thank You” letter from Catholic Charities. We appreciate it and are happy we could help such a wonderful cause… read it here.

 

September 2011 Winner: St. Joseph’s Harvest of Hope Food Pantry

Brian Cranney presents the September Winner, St Joseph’s Harvest of Hope Food Pantry with the donation of $1000.00 to further their supporting goals. To learn more about Saint Joseph’s Harvest of Hope, please visit them at: www.stjosephsharvestofhope.org