HarborOne Foundation Awards $245,000 in Grants

(Pictured left to right: Top row: John Mulcahy, HarborOne Bank; Kristen Schlapp, QCAP Chief Operating Officer; Beth Ann Strollo, QCAP CEO. Lower row: Tim McAloon, QCAP Board President; Paul Connolly, QCAP Board Member; Melinda Alexander, QCAP Program Director; Joe Silva, HarborOne Bank)

December 13, 2022

(Brockton, MA) – December 13, 2022 – Quincy Community Action Programs, Inc. (QCAP) is among thirty-four recipients of the Massachusetts HarborOne Foundation bi-annual grants benefiting local children and families. HarborOne’s grant to QCAP will support the organization's newly expanded South West Community Center Food & Nutrition Programs that serve 5,000 individuals a year through onsite hand selected food boxes, mobile food pantries, food deliveries, and nutrition education workshops. The grant will also support other QCAP full-service programs in the Quincy area including the Financial REACH Center.

“The HarborOne Foundation is thrilled to be able to support QCAP’s efforts to address food insecurity and reach even more families who need their help in a time of rapidly rising food costs,” said Jennifer White, President HarborOne Foundation. “As a local community partner, we appreciate and value the critical work of QCAP and others to provide our most vulnerable neighbors with access to the basic necessities.”

Since its inception, HarborOne Foundation has invested over $2 million to support and expand the work of community non-profits including organizations that promote educational opportunity, create access to safe and affordable housing and provide basic human services to our most vulnerable citizens.

The thirty-four organizations for this round of funding include:

Quincy Area

Across Massachusetts

Hawk Helpers

About HarborOne Bank

HarborOne Bank, headquartered in Massachusetts, serves the financial needs of consumers, businesses, and municipalities throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island through a network of 30 full-service banking centers and commercial loan offices.

The Bank also provides a range of educational resources through “HarborOne U,” with free digital content, webinars, and recordings for small business and personal financial education. HarborOne Mortgage, LLC, a subsidiary of HarborOne Bank, provides mortgage lending services throughout New England and other states.