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12/25/14, MassLive, Open Pantry serves hundreds of meals on Christmas Day

12/23/14, ACCESS Framingham TV, Pay for Success Segment

12/16/14, MetroWest Daily News, Holiday Lunch Photos

12/12/14, Boston Globe, A new strategy on shelter

12/11/14, HopNews, Toys for toddlers

12/8/14, MDN Patrick unveils plan to aid homeless people at Framingham event

12/6/14, Community Advocate Community celebrates 25th anniversary of giving

10/31/14, MetroWest Daily News, Number of homeless family members doubles in Mass.

10/30/14, Team Framingham 2015 Marathon Fundraising Charities Announced

10/22/14, MetroWest Daily News, SMOC Celebrates its new home

10/18/14, MetroWest Daily News, Stepping up against domestic violence in Framingham

8/5/14, New police substation a boost for downtown Framingham

7/23/14, The Republican, OPCS People’s Center thrift store

7/23/14, MetroWest Daily News, Grant to boost green jobs training in Framingham

6/27/14, Worcester Telegram, SMOC opens housing in Oxford

6/21/14, MetroWest Daily News, Obstacles overcome, diplomas in hand in Framingham

4/24/14, MetroWest Daily News, SMOC seeks more money to aid homeless

3/19/14, The Republican, Open Pantry Community Services offers Senior Food Choice emergency pantry program

2/14/14, Worcester Telegram, Beginning Bridges partnership provides family support

2/5/14, MetroWest Daily News, Willis House playspace opens in Hudson

2/2/14, Worcester Telegram, MLK Center in Worcester has room to grow

1/27/14, MetroWest Daily News, Framingham: MetroWest Harvest seeks donations

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