Hanover Insurance announces matching grant for First Night Worcester
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WORCESTER — In response to First Night Worcester’s recent call for help, The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. has announced that it will match, dollar for dollar, all contributions to the nonprofit organization up to $15,000.
Last week, First Night Worcester issued an “urgent appeal” to supporters and friends, saying it needs to raise $25,000 to fund its annual New Year’s Eve celebration on Dec. 31.
Howard McGinn, executive director of First Night Worcester, said the organization is committed to going forward with this year’s event, but has experienced a 50 percent decrease in funding in the last three years.
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