Dedham Savings Community Foundation Supports Walpole High School

The Dedham Savings Community Foundation has donated $2,500 to Walpole High School’s (WHS) Student Transition Room. The grant award will be used to help fund the purchase of new furniture and fixtures for students who utilize the resources of the WHS Transition Room as they work their way back to their full academic schedule after a major surgery or illness.

ABOUT Walpole High School’s Transition Room

The Transition Room at Walpole High School supports close to 100 students each school year after lengthy absences for a variety of circumstances, including major surgeries or other health matters. Regardless of the circumstances for participation in this program, the ultimate goal is to effectively support each student’s transition back to school and to their full academic schedule.

About Dedham Savings Community Foundation

The Dedham Savings Community Foundation was formed by Dedham Savings for the purpose of funding requests from community organizations which provide services to the communities that they serve. 

These communities generally, but not exclusively, include Dedham, Needham, Norwood, Sharon, South Boston, Walpole, and Westwood.  Typical requests are usually received from such organizations as schools, libraries, family service organizations and non-profit organizations.  The Trustees of the Foundation will accept grant requests from community organizations and make awards twice a year.

Organizations wishing to request funding from the Foundation may apply online on our Community Giving page.

About Dedham Savings

Incorporated in 1831, Dedham Savings is one of the oldest banks in Massachusetts still doing business under its original charter. The Bank delivers technology-driven solutions in a client-centric way to promote the financial success of the individuals, families, businesses, and non-profit organizations in the communities it serves. Dedham Savings manages $1.9 billion in assets through full-service locations in Dedham, East Dedham, Needham, Norwood, Sharon, South Boston, Walpole, and Westwood, Massachusetts. Dedham Savings is Member FDIC, Member DIF, and an Equal Housing Lender.

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