Community Outreach

Newburyport citizens are generous with time and money, helping to provide support for many important local causes.

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Build A Bed Inspires Teamwork by Local Banks to Benefit Children

Local banks joined forces for their annual Build A Bed team-building initiative, an inspiring example of collaboration and teamwork helping to build beds for children in our community and communities
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Newburyport Chocolate Tour – Eat Chocolate, Be Happy, Do Good

For anyone with a sweet tooth, don’t miss the 2023 Newburyport Chocolate Tour, a mouthwatering day filled with chocolaty treats from local retailers. On Saturday, October 7th from 12 –
Operation Backpack, Pettengill House

Operation Backpack Annual Backpack and School Supply Drive

The Pettengill House has begun its collection and signup’s for Operation Backpack, an annual backpack and school supply drive with a mission to ensure that students throughout our community, start
Newburyport Eagle Scout Ceremony for Scout Troop 21 with Elected Officials

Newburyport Scout Troop 21 – Commitment to Community

Eagle Scouts: Noah LaFlamme-Howe (L), Henry Blouin (C) and Bryce Ciampitti (R) were joined by family and friends and recognized by: Senator Bruce Tarr, Representative Dawne Shand, and Mayor Sean Reardon who presented the Eagle Scouts with Official Citations by the MA State Senate and House of Representatives as well as the City of Newburyport.
Snow Angels, Newburyport

Snow Angels of Newburyport – Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Newburyport’s Snow Angels Program is a snow removal service created to help senior citizens and those with physical disabilities. If you are looking for ways to give back in our
Historic Carousel, Salisbury Beach

Historic Carousel on Salisbury Beach – Newburyport Bank $250K Donation

A beautifully restored historic carousel and new pavilion has been constructed on Salisbury Beach thanks to the efforts of the Salisbury Beach Partnership and a generous $250K donation from Newburyport
NEF Newburyport Education Foundation

Newburyport Education Foundation – NEF – Investing in Education

  The Newburyport Education Foundation referred to as the NEF is a nonprofit organization that supports the Newburyport School System through fundraising and community involvement. The organization hosts multiple events

GNBA Offers Aide to Bura, Kenya with Newburyport Volunteers

The Greater Newburyport/Bura Alliance is a non-profit organization working to connect residents of the local coastal community of Newburyport across the Atlantic to a rural community in Eastern Kenya—Bura.  The

Pettengill House - Providing Essential Services Within the Community

The Pettengill House provides hope and support for families struggling with life challenges. They start by helping to ensure basic needs such as safety, shelter, food and clothing and they
Anna Jaques Hospital Aid Association Annual Gift 2022

Anna Jaques Hospital, AJH Aid Association Presents Annual Gift

On October 20, 2022 at the 134th Annual Meeting, the AJH Aid Association Executive Board presented a check to the Anna Jaques Hospital Community Health Foundation for $115,000. This critical
Asset Builder Awards, Newburyport

Asset Builder Awards, Recognition for Supporting Newburyport Youth

The Asset Builder Awards are a great opportunity to publicly acknowledge youth, adults and organizations throughout Newburyport who are supporting young people through their work or character. Our story image

Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society - Caring for Cats in Need

Caring for Cats in Need The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society (MRFRS) has been caring for cats in need since 1992. Founded in response to an increase in the homeless cat