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Hugs wishes to thank all of the individuals, families and businesses that helped to make this our biggest and most successful year yet!

Thanks to all of you we were able to help 108 families with 268 children!

Special acknowledgement and thanks to all of the businesses who contributed to our program:
Amante Italian Pizzeria, Thomas & Maura Bagley, Bridgewater Savings Bank, Crocetti’s –Oakdale Packing, Dental Associates of East Bridgewater, Designer Consignor-Roseanne Bush, Dewhurst Lumber, Dunkin Donuts, East Bridgewater Cinemas, East Bridgewater Council on Aging, East Bridgewater Firefighters, EBHS Key Club, EBHS National Honor Society, East Bridgewater Public Library, Eric Watson Excavating, Inc., Forni Bros., Hanson Rod and Gun Club, Harbor One Bank, Lincoln Club & Team Massachusetts – Lisa Mac & Joanne, Mata Karate, Robert & Roberta McCarthy, On Target Training, Paul Wolfe Motors, Paula Coffey Dance Center, Paula LeBlanc aka Poppee the Clown, Peaceful Meadows, Precision Wildlife Services, Inc, Rachelle Croteau, Advanced Healing Therapies, Rev. Rachel & David Tedesco, Russell’s Barber Shop, Salon Esprit, Secret Garden Pet Resort, Senator Brian Joyce, Stephen Andrew Inc., Skinners Sugar House, Standish Sportsman’s Association, Stardust Gym, T.J. Smith’s, Toys for Tots, Phil Woolf Coordinator, Tri Town Masons, United Methodist Church, Union Congregational Church, Viking Pizza, Julie Whitmore – Whitmore’s Yard Care, Inc., Women Wheels of Time, Yankee Sprinkler Co.

Please remember to support them for their generosity.

Thanks to the East Bridgewater Public Library, and all of the library staff for hosting our giving tree this year and being such great supporters of the program. Thanks to the Council on Aging staff at the Center at Sachem Rock for hosting a giving tree and also for allowing us to use their space for our program. Thanks to Dewhurst Lumber and Paul Wolfe Motors for their sponsoring of giving trees this year! The more locations we have to offer, the more we can get the community involved.

Thanks to the Council on Aging, EB Public Library, Dewhurst Lumber, Town Clerks office, Paul Wolfe Motors and Happy Frog Copy Center for being designated drop off locations.

Hugs also gives huge thanks to all of our volunteers who helped us to have such a successful season. All of you are amazing and this program could not run without you!!!

Special thanks to: EB Kiwanis Club, Christie Ells & Family, Peter Kenn Family, The McCormack Family, Judy Moretti, The Siscoe Family and The Whitlow Family for their generosity.

Much appreciation and gratitude to all of the Hugs Volunteers: Mary Ahern, Liam Ahern, Maura Bagley, Jenn Carroll, Denise Clifford, Julia Clifford, Lori Cogan, Stacey Coyne, Laurie Dewhurst, Christie Ells, TJ Kelley, Patty Langton, Aimee McAlpine, Hannah & Keira McAlpine, Lisa Hollingsworth Mooney & Paul Mooney, Brenda Morrisey, Sandra Ockers, Emily Oliver, Jacquie Rose, Rosemary Saccocia, Lauren Schaumaun, Sophie & Maddie Schaumaun, Naomi Stella, The Smith Family, Sue Wolfe.

It takes hundreds of hours and lots of hands to make this program a success, and HUGS is so grateful to all of you for your time and support of our program!!

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