Berkshire Bank Foundation to Donate $100 for Each Bruins Assist to Boston Cares!

We are very excited to announce that Boston Cares has been chosen as one of the non-profits benefitting from the Berkshire Bank Foundation’s Exciting Assists program with the Boston Bruins! During the 2018-2018 regular season, Berkshire Bank Foundation will donate $100 to Boston Cares for each Boston Bruins assist from February 10th-March 31st. As of February 26th, the Berkshire Bank Foundation has raised $3,200 for Boston Cares!

The Berkshire Bank Exciting Assists grant program runs from October 15, 2017 to March 31, 2018 and benefits three non-profit organizations. The Berkshire Bank Foundation makes a difference throughout Boston by providing foundation grants to nonprofits, scholars to students, conducting environmental programs, and engaging their employees in volunteerism. Each year, the Foundation donates $2 million to nonprofits and was named one of Massachusetts’ Most Charitable Companies by the Boston Business Journal in 2017! You can learn more about the Berkshire Bank Foundation and their endeavors at

The Berkshire Bank Foundation partners with NESN for the Exciting Assists program. NESN is one of the top-rated regional sports networks in the country with their award winning Red Sox and Bruins coverage! Forbes Magazine has ranked NESN as one of the 10 Most Valuable Sports Business Brands in the World for the past four years and is committed to social responsibility as a company. NESN Connects is proud to connect its employees with charitable organizations throughout Massachusetts to engage in community volunteerism.

Boston Cares is joined by two other incredible Boston non-profits: The Jimmy Fund and Bridge over Troubled Waters for the Exciting Assists Program!

Be sure to check out NESN’s coverage of the Bruins through March 31st to see Boston Cares highlighted by Berkshire Bank’s Exciting Assists program! Follow along at

Go Bruins!