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Dedham Savings Community Foundation Supports Hale Education

The Dedham Savings Community Foundation has donated $25,000 to Hale Education.  The grant will be used toward renovations and upgrades to the High Rock Cabin which hosts campers, students, and community groups. These key improvements will allow Hale Education to expand its partnerships with Boston Public Schools by reviving an underutilized area into a classroom for Hale Outdoor Learning Adventure. Renovations to this space will also help accommodate more students for their year-round programs and partnerships.

ABOUT Hale Education

Hale Education, Inc. is a private nonprofit widely recognized for their flagship camps, youth programs, family and community activities, school partnerships, and professional development opportunities. Hale’s programs serve thousands of children and families from 70 Greater Boston communities annually and visitors enjoy 1,100+ acres of forests, ponds, and meadows in Westwood and Dover, Massachusetts.


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, and 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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