<strong>A “Corey’s Kids” Winter Miracle</strong>

Over $200,000 winter boots donated to children needing winter footwear Late last fall, the Foundation received a welcome surprise phone call. CCG supporters Caroline and Anton Melchionda resourced thousands of pairs of winter boots from the Muck Boot Company, a premium boot manufacturer. The boots were the highest quality, but unsorted, and housed in a […]

A Corey’s Kids Christmas

There were many smiling faces and happy children at the first annual Corey’s Kids Christmas event, held on December 6, 2022 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston. The event, co-sponsored this year by Thee Mustard Seed Foundation, was open by invitation to children affiliated with Corey’s Kids programming through the Corey C. […]

Boston Globe: Achieve helps low-income Boston students reach high performing high schools, college

Students excel through Achieve Program Achieve helps low-income Boston students reach high performing high schools, college By Julian E.J. Sorapuru Globe Staff,Updated November 4, 2022, 7:00 a.m. Reginald Toussaint, executive director of Achieve, offers some direction to students participating in a study group during Saturday programming at The Noble and Greenough School. The students are part of the […]

Back(pack) to School Initiative

Starting off the school year with fresh supplies! The start of a new school year is a fresh start, and it’s an exciting time. Kids and parents alike kick off the new year with hopes and goals. Some of the hopes may include new friendships, feeling like part of the school community, and having interesting […]

Doing good, on the ice and beyond!

Babson College Men’s Hockey and Babson College Police Department host fundraiser Corey Griffin lived life to the fullest and had invested in many passions, including ice hockey. He was a member of the Babson Hockey Team and an alumnus of Babson College. So when we heard Officer Kevin Carrigan from the Babson College Police Department […]

Thayer Academy Students Host Hockey Tournament

Funds Raised for Corey’s Kids Programs Grassroots efforts make a sizable impact for Corey’s Kids. Over the years, we’ve been fortunate to have next generation philanthropists join us in pitching in to make a difference in the lives of at-risk kids. Three recent graduates from Thayer Academy are shining examples of young people who are […]

Gift Drive for Corey’s Kids

The continuation of Christmas in the City despite the pandemic From: The Boston Globe The Corey C. Griffin Foundation held a holiday toy drive for children currently residing in a homeless shelter in Roxbury, Massachusetts. This initiative was part of the Christmas in the City program, which runs non-denominational events for children and families experiencing homelessness […]

Youth Honored by Corey C. Griffin Foundation

Annual Courage Award Given to Cumberland Youth From: The Valley Breeze By ETHAN SHOREY, Valley Breeze Managing Editor CUMBERLAND – Town resident Daunte Pean, 17, was honored by the Corey C. Griffin Foundation at the 12th annual Boston Winter Ball with the Courage Award for his bravery in battling and overcoming a tumor. Pean is a […]