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Dedham Savings Community Foundation Supports Beth Israel Deaconess Needham

The Dedham Savings Community Foundation has donated $25,000 to Beth Israel Deaconess Needham (BID Needham).  This donation is the 2nd installment of a $50,000 multiyear grant awarded in the fall of 2020. As part of BID Needham’s Revival Fund, this grant will continue to support several major initiatives, including the purchase of state-of-the-art equipment, expansion and renovation of key service units, and new program development opportunities in the ever-changing health care environment.  The Revival Fund will allow BID Needham to invest in increased services for the most critically ill patients.


BID Needham is a licensed, 58-bed acute care community hospital affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston. BID Needham has served residents in Needham, Dedham, Newton, Dover, Medfield, Sherborn, Wellesley, Westwood, and other neighboring communities for over 100 years. 


The Dedham Savings Community Foundation is a privately funded foundation created by Dedham Savings in 2000 to provide financial support to charitable organizations that serve disadvantaged populations within the Bank’s community reinvestment area. These communities include Dedham, Needham, Norwood, Sharon, South Boston, Walpole, Westwood and contiguous areas.  Typical requests are received from schools, libraries, family service organizations and non-profit organizations.  The Trustees of the Foundation accept grant requests from community organizations and make awards twice per year.

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