Foxborough, Massachusetts
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This page includes links to Foxborough related community organizations and groups and community event listings.  The inclusion of unofficial material on this site and pages linked from this site are for the convenience of the public only and are not an endorsement or recommendation of these sites by the town of Foxboro.  The Town has placed the initial links on this page as a service to residents. Subsequent links on these sites are not subject to Town control.  See the Town’s Web Policy.  If you feel any link violates the Town’s Web Policy, please contact the Foxborough Finance Director’s Office.

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Birthday Wishes is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to the mission of bringing birthday parties to children living in homeless shelters across Massachusetts. We presently service more than 70 shelters and celebrate thousands of birthdays each year. The organization, founded by three women in Newton, has an office at 20 School Street in Foxboro. We take donations of new toys, party supplies, juice boxes and more.
Our troop enjoys activities like camping, canoeing, swimming, rifle shooting, rock climbing, monthly camping trips and more! In addition to meetings and campouts, we perform a variety of community service projects.  Check out our calendar of events for a complete listing.


At Troop 7, we pride ourselves on welcoming new scouts and preparing them for life. Every year we graduate 18-year-old men, who are ready to be leaders in society and make a difference in the world. You are welcome to visit us at www.troop7.net, to look around and see what scouting is all about, Troop 7 style. Troop 7 meets weekly on Friday nights. Feel free to e-mail us if you'd like to learn more or if you would like to come and visit a meeting. The goal of Troop 7 is to have fun. Here at Troop 7 scouts will gain physical, mental, emotional and moral fitness, and will learn to live the Scout Oath and the Scout Law.
 
Pack 70 welcomes boys in grades 1-5 who are interested in meeting new friends, trying new things and learning about community.  A variety of activities are offered year-round.
Pack 314 welcomes boys in grades 1-5 who are interested in meeting new friends, trying new things and learning about community.  A variety of activities are offered year-round with a focus on S.T.E.M activities.
Your open door is hope!  Become a foster parent. Dare Family Services, a non-profit agency, is seeking caring families to provide foster care for area children.  While helping a child, you will receive excellent training, 24 hour support and a tax free stipend toward the child's care.  For more information, please call 508-802-9515 or visit www.darefamily.org.



Doolittle Home, a 501 ( c ) 3 public charity, provides unprecedented care for its residents that they might live with dignity and respect. The most recent Mass. Dept. of Public Health survey rated our personal care of residents and our physical facilities the best in Massachusetts. Residents enjoy gracious retirement living in private rooms with meals, activities, medical supervision, laundry and housekeeping all included. Residents may enter under the monthly Doolittle Residency Plan and remain as long as health and finances allow. Doolittle Home also has a Life Care program through which the full amenities of the Home are available throughout the individual’s lifetime based on one initial up-front fee plus Social Security or pension income. Under Life Care, services continue for life regardless of any changes in health or finances.  For additional information or to arrange a personal tour, call Doolittle Home at 508-543-2694.
The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc., (EGA) is a national non-profit educational organization offering study and preservation of the heritage and art of embroidery. EGA maintains an Embroidery Museum and Resource Center, located in Louisville, KY. The center is our primary location for education, distribution of needlework related materials, and publications to members and to the public. EGA membership is open to anyone interested in needlework, from the beginner to the professional. Members work within local chapters or a member-at-large network to improve their skills and knowledge. The Foxboro Chapter meets at the Boyden Library the 2nd Mon of month, except Jun, Jul, Aug, Dec, 7:30-9:30pm
F.A.C.E.S.
"Foxborough: A Community Enriching Schools", Inc., a nonprofit corporation dedicated to enhancing the student experience within the Foxborough Public Schools.  For more information contact Angela F. F. Davis at 508-740-2953.
Felines of Foxborough
Felines of Foxborough is a community based cat welfare group. Our mission is to control and manage the feral cat population in our town. Upon request, we trap, capture, spay or neuter, vaccinate and then release these animals back to nature. We also provide assistance in placing abandoned, stray and unwanted animals. We also assist in placing kittens, which includes a first visit to a veterinarian, shots and spaying or neutering. For further information please contact May Lou, (508) 698-0739 or Joan (508) 543-7497. We are a 501 (C) (3) entity.


The Foxboro Art Association was founded more than 50 years ago to support the arts and local artists. Membership is open to all with an interest in art, including non-residents. They meet the second Wednesday evening of the month, Sep.-June, at the Boyden Library to plan activities and view demonstrations by professional artists. They coordinate monthly exhibits of local artists at the library and award art scholarships.


For over 20 years Foxboro Cable Access (FCA) has been providing the opportunity for Foxboro residents to produce local television programs for the Foxborough community.  FCA is a non-profit corporation responsible for overseeing three cable TV channels on the Comcast cable system in Foxboro.  Interested residents are encouraged to contact us to learn more about how you can get involved.  FCA volunteers produce a variety of programs, including: Church Services, Local Sports, Community Events, Local Music, Local Talk Shows, Foxborough Historical Society, Public Forums, and Government Meetings.
The Vincent Igo Elementary School theme for the parade on Foxboro's Founder's Day, Saturday June 11th is “Igo Kids CAN make a difference: Locally & Globally”.  To that end, we will be collecting donations during the parade for the discretionary fund food pantry(Local) and to salute our troops serving overseas (Globally).  Our students will have wagons to collect the donations on the parade route.   
Please click the link to the left to view our flyer. - Thank you.
The Foxborough Founders Day Committee is a Non-Profit organization dedicated to bring the town together for one day each year including the opportunities for all of our non-profit organizations in town to participate.  Foxborough Founders Day is a one day celebration of our town.  We celebrate it each year on the Saturday closest to the 10th of June to honor the date of our town's incorporation.  The Founders Day Committee is made up of a group of volunteers who meet the first Tuesday of each month at Memorial Hall on the Common at 7pm.  We Celebrate with an early morning pancake breakfast, followed by a fabulous parade, then on to the Booth Fields for an afternoon of yummy foods, fun activities and various entertainment.  Last but not least our finale of a fabulous fireworks display put on by Atlas Pyrotechnics.


We are a dynamic, enthusiastic volunteer organization dedicated to enhancing quality of life through community development projects while growing the skills of our members and providing an opportunity to make lifelong friendships.
Foxboro Lions Club


The Lion's Club motto, "We Serve", holds true for everything we do. We are dedicated to the Foxboro community, organizing various community service projects and working to end preventable blindness.
Lions are men and women who volunteer their time to humanitarian causes in their local and world communities. By conducting service projects and raising funds, Lions strive to help those in need, wherever need exists.


Foxboro Midget Football & Cheerleading (FMF) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit volunteer organization committed to providing a fun, educational, and safe environment for the youth of Foxboro to learn and compete in the activities of football and cheerleading. The children involved in this program have always been, and will always be, it's heart and soul.
FMF is a proud member of The Hockomock League

The Foxboro Music Association is an independent non-profit organization to assist and support all music groups and music activities in the Foxborough Schools and to promote music in the community. Most of our members are parents of music students, but we welcome anyone who is interested in supporting our mission.
Foxboro Never Forgets is a non-profit organization whose mission is to commemorate the tragic events of September 11, 2001, by organizing all clubs, groups, and organizations in Foxboro to participate in town-wide community service projects on the morning of the tenth anniversary. The group is also raising funds to support the McGinty Scholarship Fund and to build a September 11th memorial, which will be built at the Foxboro Public Safety Building.




Foxborough Newcomers and Friends Club is a non-profit social club that welcomes the women of Foxborough to our monthly meetings and social events.Girls' Night Out, Brunch, Evening Socials and Gourmet (with the guys!), Weekend Warriors, and      community service projects all will provide you an opportunity for fun and friendship.  Whether you've been in town for 2 months or 20 years - we'd love to meet you! Fun monthly meetings are on the 3rd Wednesday of every month, September through May, and are held at 7:30pm at St. Mark's Church on South Street. Further program Information on our website.
Foxborough Regional Charter School is a K-12, college preparatory, public school located in Foxborough, Massachusetts. The school currently enrolls 1,030 students from 21 neighboring communities, including Attleboro, Avon, Brockton, Canton, Easton, Foxborough, Mansfield, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Norfolk, North Attleboro, Norton, Norwood, Plainville, Sharon, Stoughton, Walpole, West Bridgewater, and Wrentham.



The Foxboro Rotary participates in many Community projects: Foxboro Founder’s Day, Roses for Your Valentine, Clothing Collections, Road Races, Computer Collections for 3rd World Countries, Help the Children Hear Program, Literacy and many more.   A world wide organization Rotary participates on the local level as well as the international level. The Foxboro Rotary donates money to many different charities and human service organizations as well as provides Scholarships to the community to help assist in furthering your education. We are always looking for new members to join!   We welcome you to attend one of our meetings, 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 12:00 p.m. for lunch at Luciano’s in Wrentham.


FYSA is a non-profit volunteer run program dedicated to the development of Foxboro’s youth through soccer.  We welcome all skill levels and aim to provide programs that will develop teamwork and sportsmanship in our children.  Soccer is a great sport that helps kids stay active and healthy.
FSEPAC is the Foxborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council. The Foxborough school system has over 500 children with individual education plans (IEP’s), 504 Accommodation plans, or Out-of-District placements, and the FSEPAC is a resource to provide information and support to the families of those children. The FSEPAC works with families and the school district to improve services, develop programs and foster communication. The FSEPAC holds monthly meetings featuring speakers and workshops dealing with a variety of learning disability and special needs issues. Meetings are open to the public.
FoxboroTurfsUp.org is the website for the Friends of Foxboro Turf Field Project, a not-for-profit volunteer organization working to raise money to build a turf field for use by the Foxborough's youth and high school teams. An artificial turf field will provide much needed space for the children to compete safely and competitively in sports such as football, field hockey, lacrosse, and soccer.
Foxborough Youth Basketball Association is a not-for-profit organization promoting the sport of basketball for the school age youth in the town of Foxborough including training, instruction, coaching, practice and competition. The goal of FYBA is to help youth develop positive attitudes about self esteem, sportsmanship and team play; to promote having fun while learning to play competitive basketball.  Click on our link to learn more about our Town, Travel and instructional leagues as well as our tournaments and programs throughout the year that appeal to all ages and skill levels.



Foxboro Youth Lacrosse is a non-profit organization run by volunteers to provide the youth of Foxboro with an opportunity to learn and play the game of lacrosse. We sponsor both boys and girls teams, and we participate in a number of different leagues, including the Mass Bay Youth Lacrosse League.
Friends of Camp St. Augustine
The Friends of Camp St. Augustine (FOCSA) is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to the preservation, protection, and community use of the Cocasset River Recreation Area (CRRA), Mill St., Foxboro.  Working in partnership with the Foxboro Recreation Department and other local organizations,  FOCSA initiatives include fundraising for facility restoration and enhancement; programming and rentals at the Chapel Meeting House; grounds and trail maintenance and development; and publicizing this beautiful Foxboro owned woodland property to the local area for family recreation and connecting with nature.
The Friends of the Boyden Library is a non-profit Foundation providing support and enrichment to the Foxborough community through support of the public library.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts' mission is to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. The Girl Scouts provide girls with the opportunity to DISCOVER their world, CONNECT with and build an understanding for others and TAKE ACTION to make the world a better place. Girls are guided by committed and caring adults who make learning fun. Girl Scouting helps each girl achieve her personal leadership pathway to the future. The Girl Scouts organization has a rich history and has been the nation's leading expert on girls for nearly 100 years. For more information or to sign-up for Girl Scouts in Foxboro, please visit the web address to the left.




HESSCO Elder Services is dedicated to finding solutions to help those over sixty take full advantage of their later years. Whether it’s one time assistance or ongoing help, you can count on our vast knowledge of public and private resources to help meet the challenges one’s faced with.  Many of the services we offer are free of charge, while others have some form of fee associated with them.
HUGS (Help Us Get Safe)
HUGS (Help Us Get Safe) Foxboro is a local community volunteer-run organization committed to making our community safer through educating on violence in relationships and by assisting victims and families affected by domestic violence. A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2002, HUGS works in collaboration with Foxborough's Police, Council on Aging, and Human Services departments on violence prevention and education activities, often working with the Foxborough Public Schools. HUGS is not an emergency service, but provides a confidential phone number: 508-698-8784.




Located only a short distance from the Foxboro Town Common at 67 Mechanic Street, the Invensys Foxboro Branch has recently completed a major expansion, which effectively tripled its size to more than 50,000 square feet. New features include the Spier Family Aquatics Center (with a 6-lane lap pool, waterslide, and a family fun pool), a full-size gymnasium with a suspended multilane track, the Kraft Family Center, Indoor playground, an expanded Weinfeld Community Wellness Center, a teen center, and a state of-the-art youth and teen wellness center.

Calling all volunteers! The Jimmy Fund/Variety Children’s Charities Theatre Collections Program is looking for film buffs with big hearts and a few spare hours.
Volunteers are needed for Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from June 11 to July 29 at participating National Amusements movie theaters in Massachusetts - including one right here in Foxborough at Showcase Cinema de Lux at Patriot Place!
After the Jimmy Fund trailer runs during the movie previews, volunteers will pass canisters to support cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Volunteer incentives include T-shirts, movie tickets and a chance to win tickets to see the New England Patriots vs. the New York Jets, depending on the time they commit to the program.
Sign up today at www.jimmyfund.org/theatre



A non-profit organization founded in the summer of 1998, Keep Kids Alive Drive 25® is a safety campaign targeting observance of the residential speed limit. In most towns and cities throughout the U.S. the residential speed limit is 25 mph. Thus the slogan, "Keep Kids Alive Drive 25®".



Knights of Columbus are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place, while supporting their Church. Our Fraternal year starts on July 1st and ends June 30th. Activities include: Blood Drives, Community Farm Stand, Scholarships, Pancakes Breakfasts, Tootsie Roll Drive for Handicapped Children, Mass for Deceased Members, Mass for the Unborn, vocation awareness and more. Meetings are held the First Friday of each Month at 8:00 PM at the K of C Hall on Church St. New members and transfer members are always welcome. Hall Rentals are available.




The MOMS Club of Foxboro (Moms Offering Moms Support) is a local chapter of a national non-profit organization offering stay at home moms the opportunity to meet new people and participate in a variety of mother and child activities including park days, field trips, playgroups and more! Meetings are open to all Foxboro area moms with children from newborn through pre-school. New members are always welcome! Our email is momscluboffoxboro@yahoo.com
The NRRC, Inc. is a citizen organization commonly referred to as the "Neponset Reservoir Reclamation Committee".  The primary goal of the NRRC, Inc. is to improve environmental conditions in the Neponset Reservoir or "reclaim" the Neponset Reservoir to its former function and beauty.  NRRC is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit volunteer organization. 


Bay Colony Productions is pleased to provide our audiences with the opportunity to experience community theatre at its best. Our theatre company offers productions that appeal to a wide range of audiences, featuring extremely talented performers of all ages, and the highest production value and quality. You can find information about all our productions, programs, special events, films and classes through this site.


The Orpheum Kids Program was created by two Foxboro Moms, Colleen Brightman and Lesleyann Foster, to bring wonderful and affordable programs for children to the community.  Orpheum Kids works with The Orpheum Theatre to carefully select talented musical performances, educational events, and children's theater productions to bring to The Orpheum. Many shows are brought in from New York City!   The tickets are reasonable/parking is free!   Enjoy some great production right in the center of town. 
To join our mailing list and hear about all the new shows email Lesleyann at orpheumkids@comcast.net.



One in three people will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life® is a life-changing event that brings together more than 3.5 million people across the country each year to celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that takes too much.
Located at 171 Mechanic Street, The Sage School is a private, independent, non-profit day school dedicated to serving the educational needs of academically gifted girls & boys in greater Boston and Providence.
The Sage School, located at 171 Mechanic Street, will welcome back its summer program from July 19 – August 13. Open to children between the ages of 4-11, this summer day program is dedicated to providing enrichment and traditional day camp activities for inquisitive and motivated youth during the summer months.


The Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit corporation whose mission is to bring business people together to improve the economic well-being of their organizations and thereby improve the quality of life in our communities.  The Chamber services Mansfield, Foxboro and Norton.
The United Regional Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit business association that represents businesses of all sizes and from virtually all industries in the communities of Attleboro, Bellingham, Blackstone, Foxborough, Franklin, Mansfield, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Norfolk, North Attleborough, Norton, Plainville, Rehoboth, Seekonk and Wrentham. Chartered in 1917, The United Regional Chamber of Commerce is the region’s oldest and largest economic development and business advocacy organization. The Chamber supports and promotes the local business community through leadership in public advocacy, education, networking, information and community development.
Wheels For Wishes is a car donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island. We are proud to offer a free and easy way to recycle or donate unwanted cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, RVs, or even boats, by turning them into a wish for a local child. We pick-up or tow away cars free of charge, anywhere in Massachusetts, whether they run or not. Vehicles are either recycled or auctioned off and 100% of the net proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Since we are a tax-exempt charity under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code, you also receive the maximum possible tax deduction for your charity vehicle donation.
To donate, you can give us a call at 1-855-692-9474 or fill out our easy online vehicle donation form. Next, we will contact you within 24 hours to schedule your vehicle pick-up, which is completely free of charge. Lastly, we will mail out your tax deductible receipt, which you can save and deduct from your taxes at the end of the year.
House of Possibilities mission is to provide support to families having children, youth, or adults living with developmental challenges by providing high quality programming and weekend respite services in a state-of-the-art home.  House of Possibilities provides robust weekday programs for adults and sustained weekend and overnight relief for children living with developmental challenges.