Pennies for Poverty
Pennies for Poverty: 2 Cents 4 Change, Inc. a 501(c)3 nonprofit run by volunteers on an annual budget of $2,000.
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Mission: Our mission is to fight poverty locally by raising funds and food donations that directly support anti poverty and hunger relief programs in Greater Newburyport.
Guiding Principles: Pennies will hold itself to the highest moral and ethical standards; will promote and foster understanding and awareness of poverty and related issues; will keep the goal of ending poverty forefront in making decisions and policies; will work to create an atmosphere of cooperation and collaboration within the Board as well as with the community at large; be open to new ideas and new initiatives that lift people out of poverty; will be conscious not to initiate programs or events that could reduce funding or volunteering for the agencies who directly serve those in need.
- Raise awareness of poverty in the community.
- Increase donations to food pantries and soup kitchens.
- Increase volunteerism.
- Raise funds for the 2 Cent Grant Fund and Pennies Operating Fund.
- Encourage attendance at free events to increase community spirit.
- Increase awareness and understanding of Pennies and our programs in the community.
Please consider joining our efforts to end poverty here in Newburyport. We need your ideas, your time and your efforts to make this new program work. Get in on the ground floor of a new initiative and make a difference in our own beautiful hometown! For more information or if you would like to be involved, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To be added to our email list to receive our newsletters and announcements, please enter your email address below: