2022 Beneficiaries

Teen Challenge, (Brockton) - works on a Christ-centered model of drug and alcohol recovery
programs for youth, adults and families throughout the United States. They endeavor to help
people become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well, and
spiritually alive. www.teenchallengeusa.org

James Luke Easton Youth Sports Foundation (Easton) – committed to raising funds to pay
athletic fees for children in Easton that would otherwise be unable to play sports due to financial
issues. Email: lukey52@yahoo.com

Natural Resources Trust (summer campership program), (Easton) – its mission is to educate
about significant natural and cultural resources and to acquire and preserve land of special
character for the benefit of the public. The NRT promotes a land ethic in the community through
educational programming and summer camp programs. www.nrtofeaston.org

Taunton Area Community Table, (TACT) (Taunton) - A community-based meal center
dedicated to providing delicious, healthy meals to individuals & families in a warm, friendly and
safe atmosphere in an underserved section of Taunton. A grant from ECT will go towards the
cost of their mission of feeding those who need us most. www.tactmealcenter.org

Cory’s Cause, (Taunton) – going from adversity to advocacy, the story of Cory Palazzi’s opioid
addiction and disabling overdose hopes to educate individuals and their families about drug
addiction, and provide support and resources for treatment; www.coryscause.com

Easton Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), (Easton) - established in 2017,
CERT volunteers provide staffing and operational support for Easton’s emergency shelters, when
necessary. The team also participates in many community events. Easton CERT now has 31
members who are required to completed three months of CERT Basic Training.

H.U.G.S (Help Get Us Safe) (Easton) - A multifaceted organization that educates communities
about Domestic Violence while assisting victims and their families. A grant from ECT will allow
them to continue to provide awareness, prevention, education, and early intervention for victims
of domestic abuse.  www.eastonhugs.org/home.html