Danvers Charitable Foundation Provides Pool Lift to Girl Scouts of Eastern Mass Camp
The Danversbank Charitable Foundation awarded Girl Scouts of Eastern Mass a grant to purchase a new pool lift for Camp Rice Moody in Reading, Mass. This lift will ensure that all girls are able to use the pool and cool off on a hot summer day.
Camp Rice Moody provides camp for more than 340 girls in grades 1-8 from June
to August annually. While at camp, girls have the opportunity to participate in a
wide array of programming, including swimming. Girl Scouts of Eastern Mass.’
goal is to continue to ensure that every girl has the equal opportunity to participate
in activities, share her abilities and socialize with her peers at camp. This aligns
with Girl Scouts’ founder, Juliette Gordon Low’s mission to bring the Girl Scout
experience to all girls.
“As the premier leadership development program for girls, Girl Scouts of Eastern
Massachusetts is committed to providing girls with multidimensional programming,
to ensure that girls not only have the opportunity to participate but to develop into
self-confident young women,” explains Ruth N. Bramson, CEO, Girl Scouts of
Eastern Massachusetts. “We are grateful to the Danversbank Charitable
Foundation for providing the funds for the pool lift. Their gift will give all girls who
attend summer camp at Camp Rice Moody a memorable experience that will last
a lifetime,” said Bramson.
“The Danversbank Charitable Foundation, established by Danversbank, acquired by People's United Bank in July 2011 is pleased to be able to provide funding to assist Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts in their ability to provide pool access for all the girls at Camp Rice Moody,” said Kevin B. Noyes, director of Danversbank Charitable Foundation.