Cummings Foundation logoHAWC awarded one of Cummings Foundation’s 100 for $100k grant in 2013.

Healing Abuse Working for Change is pleased to announce that we received one of the “100 for $100k” grant awards given by the Cummings Foundation. 2013 was the second year of significant grant making for the foundation, funded by Bill and Joyce Cummings of Cummings Center Properties.

This award has supported HAWC’s services for victims of domestic violence including safety planning, support groups and our emergency shelter services. In addition, HAWC has been focused on educating the community about the role of oppression and improving the understanding of the diverse needs of our service area. Annually, HAWC provides approximately 3,000 residents of Essex County with more than 9,000 services. HAWC serves residents of 23 cities and towns North of Boston including Lynn, Salem, Beverly, and Gloucester.

A link to the full announcement and list of grantees can be seen here:

Contact Anthony DiPietro, Executive Director at 978-744-2299 x112 or with any questions.

About HAWC

HAWC (Healing Abuse Working for Change) is the oldest and the most comprehensive domestic violence agency on Massachusetts' North Shore. HAWC's mission is to create social change by taking action against personal and societal patterns of violence and oppression. HAWC provides services and support to victims of domestic abuse residing in 23 cities and towns on Massachusetts' North Shore. These services include a 24-hour hotline, support groups, individual, legal and hospital advocacy, children’s services, a shelter program, community education and a Parent-Child Trauma Recovery Program. For more information please visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Media Contact

Paula Herrington
Interim Executive Director
978-744-2299 x112