Planting the Seed Foundation 2017 Stuff the Bus

2017 Stuff the Bus Results!

Thank you all! The outpouring of generosity from our local businesses and so many individuals in our community is overwhelming. By the end of August 2017, Planting the Seed Foundation had filled over 130 backpacks. Filled with school supplies, these backpacks will be given to local agencies, who then distribute to needy children in our […]

What is a 501(c)(3)?

Planting the Seed Contributions Tax Deductible Planting the Seed Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3). That means your generous donations are more than likely tax deductible. For tax purposes, the law classifies charities and nonprofits according to their mission and organizational structure. Each group must register with the IRS for the section of the law that […]

Planting the Seed Spring Meat Raffle

Your Name Your Email Subject Message Join us at Worcester Fitness!   The next Planting the Seed Foundation Meat Raffle will be held on Sunday May 7 at Worcester Fitness.   Our meat raffles consist of 6 tables.  We sell a new set of tickets for each table (6 tickets for $10 or 15 tickets for $20). Our […]

Big Dreams Start Small

By Patrick Hare Thirty-five years ago three friends decided to spend their holidays by giving, instead of receiving. From the hearts of Paul Lacava, Richie Halverson and Matt Stapanski came the Holiday Wish Toy Drive, and it has become an annual tradition ever since. With the help of the Worcester Fire and Police departments, MA […]

Planting the Seed welcomes Diane Casey Luong

We are so grateful to Worcester Realtor, Diane Casey Luong for her recent announcement that each month she will be donating 1% of her home sales commission to Planting The Seed Foundation. Paying it Forward, Making Worcester Stronger! Thanks so much Diane! Diane Casey Luong,CBR, is a proud member of the Greater Worcester Board of Realtors, the […]

PTS 2013-Year End Review

We are so grateful for our generous supporters, and from all of us at Planting the Seed we want to say “Thank you!” This year especially, we have a lot to be thankful for. Our numerous events, including meat raffles, our first ever 5k, and our Annual Toy Drive, have been a huge success! We […]

Coghlin Sponsors 18 Employees for WF 5K!

The Coghlin Companies kindly sponsored 18 of their associates for the first ever Worcester Fitness Center 5K run around Indian Lake in Worcester to benefit the Planting the Seed Foundation, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of homeless children and their families. With a choice of four names, the runners ultimately selected The Coghlin […]