Boston Globe Column Highlights 2009 Extraordinary Grants

To help meet critical needs facing our community - particularly food and shelter - the Trustees of the Yawkey Foundations awarded $650,000 in additional, unexpected year-end grants to 17 human service organizations at the end of 2009. These extraordinary grants were awarded to organizations that had already received funding in 2009 and that the Foundations have supported for many years. Globe columnist Adrian Walker broke this surprise news in December 2009. To read Adrian Walker's column, please click here.