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Hugs wishes to thank all of the individuals, families and businesses that helped to make this year an incredible one for all of our families.  It’s hard to believe that we had even more families this year, but 2013 broke all of our previous records!

Thanks to all of you we were able to help 88 families with a remarkable 245 children.

We would like to offer special thanks to the East Bridgewater Senior/Community Center at Sachem Rock for housing our program this season.  Thank you to Nancy Hill, Kelly & Sue for being so supportive of our community program and giving us a place to work!

Thanks to Mrs. Smith’s Senior Girl Scouts, who volunteered in spite of their busy high school schedules!  Thanks to TJ and Steven Kelly for being such great helpers on pick up day and moving day! Thanks also to the Smith Family for coming to our aid on moving day!

Special shout out Julia Sheehan and all of the members of the East Bridgewater High School Key Club for their fundraising & shopping help!! Your efforts helped SO much and we are very grateful!

The following is an alphabetical listing of  businesses who contributed to our program:

Allegiance Plumbing & Heating, Batti’s Auto Body, Bonnie J. McArthur, Mobile Animal Care, Bridgewater Savings Bank, Check the Rack, Dewhurst Lumber, Dunkin Donuts, Bedford St, Dunkin Donuts, Plymouth St, E Bridgewater Kiwanis, EBHS Key Club, Expresso’s Pizza, Fowler’s Express Office Staff, Full House Grill,  Furniture Décor Showrooms, Girl Scout Troop 81157, Good Days Restaurant, Hanson Rod & Gun Club, Happy Frog Copy Center, Harbor One, Johnny Macaroni’s, Kim West Real Estate, Land of Electronics ,Mahi Eyebrow Threading, Michael H. Jewelers,Morris Development, Inc, Mr. C’s Kenpo Karate, Mrs. Swift & Moore’s, Nano Technologies, Old Colony YMCA, On Target Training, Inc, One Stop Food Mart, Papa Stelios Pizza House, Paula LeBlanc dba Poppee the Clown, Paul Wolfe Motor Sales, Paula LeBlanc, Peaceful Meadows Ice Cream, PJ’s Disposal, Precision Wildlife, Rachelle Croteau, Revolutions Salon, Salon Espirit, Shaws, South Shore Savings Bank, Standish Sportsmen’s Assoc,  Steve Culp Design, Stop & Shop, Team Massachusetts,   The Lincoln Club,  The Secret Garden Pet Resort,  The Yellow Ribbon, Tri Town Masons, Union Congregational Church, United Methodist Church, Viking Pizza,  Viking Recreation Center, Waves Salon, Yankee Sprinkler.

Thank you to the following for all of their support and generosity: The Siscoe Family, The Alterio Family, The McCormack Family, The DeAngelo Family, The Tedesco Family, The Baileys, The Cobbs, J Moretti, J Doyle, H Howell, P Langton, J Clapp, Lynn Rosa and all of the wonderful people who dropped off toys at Dewhurst Lumber, helped to spread the word about our program, donated their time or purchased gifts for our families in need.  We are so grateful for each and every one of you!

Huge thanks to the East Bridgewater Public Library, Manny Leite and all of the library staff for hosting our giving tree again this year for helping the patrons, keeping track of donations and being such great supporters of the program.

Thanks to the Library, Town Clerks office and Happy Frog for being designated drop off locations.

Thanks also to Steve Culp of Culp Design for donating his time on this wonderful website.

Hugs is very grateful to everyone who helped to make this year such a great year for so many families in need right here in our own community!

Together, we made Christmas brighter for many who needed us this holiday season!


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