Thank You!

The board and staff would like to express our sincere gratitude to all those supporters who have shared their time and talents in the past year. Special thanks go to:

  • Holly Miller, for architectural guidance and drawings for pavilion renovations
  • David Outerbridge, for year-round maintenance of the buildings and land
  • Joe Rigali, for coordinating the collection of stories about Gaining Ground’s history
  • Elaine Labreque, for captaining the record-breaking fundraising team for Three Squares Bike Ride
  • James Curran and Yolanda Rigali, for donating firewood to fuel our maple-sugaring program
  • National Charity League, for providing volunteers for the spring and fall appeals and the Community Harvest Celebration
  • Read for Seeds Participating Schools—Thoreau Elementary School, The Fenn School, Belmont Country Day, and Nashoba Brooks School, for raising $11,000 for the purchase of seeds
  • Middlesex School, for supporting us through its Empty Bowls program
  • Debra’s Natural Gourmet, for donating 5% of sales on Give Back Day
  • Mary McCauley and Tom Warner, for supporting us through Hats, Horses, and Hunger Relief
  • Nashoba Brooks School, for packaging our dried beans as soup ingredients for our recipients
  • Concord Recreation Department, for hosting our Food for Families Thanksgiving distribution
  • David and Elisabeth Elden, for upgrades to barn bathroom for ADA compliance
  • Scott Kirker, for IT support to improve our harvest tracking process