United Way grants support Wareham organizations
A number of Wareham organizations were awarded grant funds from the United Way of Greater New Bedford.
The Family Food Pantry — Damien’s Place was awarded $25,000, which Director Jackie Arsenault said will support the pantry’s general operations.
Turning Point, an organization that supports the homeless and near-homeless, also received $25,000.
Several groups received smaller Community Building Mini-Grants: The Dog Park Affiliation of Wareham received $2,085 to support community outreach efforts.
Read to Me Wareham was awarded $1,300.
The South Coast Bikeway Alliance, which is working to create a 50-mile system of bike paths from Swansea through Wareham, received $1,000.