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Santa Foundation Holds Annual Fundraiser

Members of the 1776 Financial team, Chris Montville and Carolyn Hayes, pose for a quick pic with Santa Foundation director Dick Timmons.

The Santa Foundation, a (501c-3) organization based in Franklin, held its annual fundraiser on September 10th, 2021, at La Cantina Winery.  The nonprofit group, with all overhead cost incurred by Sullivan & Associates, has helped needy families in Franklin and surrounding communities with Christmas gifts for over 30 years. Directing all donations to its charitable cause, the Santa Foundation has also helped assist those in emergency situations who need help paying for mortgage or rent, heat and other utilities.

Local sponsors of the fundraiser include: 1776 Financial, Distinctive Creations, Donovan Mechanical, Sullivan Associates, Timmins Enterprises, Medway Police, UPS, NHs, Franco Roofing, Middlesex Bank, The Mellin Family, The Sola Family, Franklin Police, Greenwood Industries, Norfolk Fire Dept., La Cantina Winery and Maddie, Parker & J.B.

The Santa Foundation reports an increase in need over this past year. If you would like to donate, visit

Pat and Cindy Timmons, of the Santa Foundation, welcomed guests at the fundraiser.