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Warm The Children

Sheriff’s golf event breaks record

Friday, June 12, 2015

GREENFIELD — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office annual golf tournament to benefit Warm the Children raised record money this year, breaking the $10,000 mark for the first time. The tournament, held May 11 at the Country Club of Greenfield on Country Club Road, saw 152 golfers take to the links to raise $10,050, according to Norma Lovett, the event’s organizer. The tournament raised $2,528 in 2013 for The Recorder’s annual … 0

Using their energy to help kids

Friday, November 28, 2014

GREENFIELD — With a powerful shout of “Kyah!” Greenfield Tae Kwon Do Center red belt Benjamin Yu drove his foot through three solid pine boards, snapping all of them at once. Black belt student Liz Schwaiger, who was holding the board ready for Yu’s strike, took the splintered halves and tossed them on … 0

Working full time isn’t always enough

Friday, November 7, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — Landing a new full-time job as a teller at a local bank has finally given Turners Falls resident Ashley Laramie something she’s been after for years — a job with a regular, set schedule. And she certainly needs it, because raising her 3-year-old daughter, Ameliya, as a single mother has … 0

After 20 years, Warm the Children volunteer loves it

Friday, November 9, 2012

GREENFIELD — Seventy-six-year-old Marilyn White has been volunteering for Warm the Children for more than two decades and she doesn’t plan to quit any time soon. “When you see a child’s face after they’ve put on a new … 0

Warm the Children launches fundraiser

Saturday, October 27, 2012

GREENFIELD — For more than 25 years, children throughout Franklin County have been warmed each winter by the generosity of strangers — and this year was no different. The Recorder’s annual Warm the Children clothing drive served 1,067 children this year, according to Killeen Perras, who is a … 0