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For 2005, Winning Home, Inc. Issues $165,000 in Grants to Local Charitable Organizations

Woburn –The Board of Directors of Winning Home, Inc. is pleased to continue its mission of helping local children and families in need by issuing an additional $165,000 in grant funds to seven area charitable organizations.


The Winning Home Board of Directors has approved grants for $85,000 to The Woburn Boys & Girls Club, $25,000 to the Woburn Council of Social Concern, $15,000 to the Mission of Deeds, $5,000 to The Children’s Room of Arlington, $15,000 to Hospice Care, Inc of Stoneham, $10,000 to Visiting Nurses Association of Middlesex East in Wakefield and $10,000 to Lazarus House Ministries of Lawrence.


In presenting the grants for Winning Home, Director Albert “Chip” Curran, Jr. said, “As the holidays are upon us, it is especially fitting that we, as a charitable trust, are responsive to the needs of children while being true to our mission. The organizations that we presented grants to this year are working on the front lines each day to make a difference in people’s lives. We are pleased to continue to support their hard work and dedication to families.”


The Winning Home property was put into trust over 100 years ago to be used as an orphanage and for the support of needy children. Since its conversion from a landowner to a charitable trust, Winning Home has made grants of close to $750,000 to area charitable organizations.


Winning Home is a private, non-profit charitable organization to provide “services and support to children who are economically, socially, physically, emotionally or mentally handicapped or disadvantaged and their families”. Winning Home is governed by a Board of Directors under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The grant program of Winning Home, Inc. reflects a strong emphasis on basic human services, particularly organizations and programs that benefit children and youth in the greater Woburn, Winchester and Lexington areas.