Helping others is, and has always been, part of Granite’s mission. Since its inception, Granite’s owners have cultivated a culture of giving at Granite in many ways, including by personally and generously supporting certain flagship charitable causes. They have also instilled their spirit of generosity in others by regularly and actively encouraging all Granite employees to give time and /or money to hundreds of worthy causes, especially those in the local communities where Granite operates.

  • Granite has donated $27,228,099 to hundreds of charities in the local community over the past several years.
  • For the 4th straight year, Granite was marked among the top in most charitable companies in Massachusetts.
  • In 2013, Granite employees volunteered over 2,600 hours.

In 2014 Granite Raised:

ALS (Lou Gehrig) Disease
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital
South Shore YMCA
Children's Hospital: Clarity
Boston Medical Center
New England Wildlife Center
Boston Scholar Athlete Program
Children's H. Boston-Non Profit
NHL Alumni Association, Inc
The Catholic Schools Foundation

Main Granite Events

Granite Day

Granite’s signature annual fundraising event, the company sponsors a carnival-like family celebration at Granite headquarters with all fundraising to support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Jeans Day

Each and every week Granite employees select a local charity to support with $3 donations, employees wear jeans to work. Weekly donations range from $2,000 to $4,000.

Christmas Drive

Each year Granite partners with Father Bills/Mainspring Shelter to provide Christmas trees, gifts and financial aid to 15 local underprivileged families. In 2013 500+ gifts were purchased and $15,000 raised.

Sock Drive

Granite donated 1,342 pairs of socks. The drive was created to distribute socks to homeless men and women in Boston. Read More on "One Size Fits All"

Backpack Drive

Granite is working with a local shelter, DOVE, in Quincy that provides assistance for victims of domestic abuse and their children and a local elementary school grades K-5.

Jeans Day and Donations

Employees can wear jeans and t-shirts with a donation every Friday. Donations go to different organizations every Friday.

Most Recent Donations

Amount donated $6,720
Thomas Crane Public Library Foundation
The Foundation is raising money to pay for special programs such as museum and zoo passes, concerts and storyteller events. They are also raising public awareness about the library’s vital role in Quincy’s educational and cultural life.

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Amount donated $5,883
One Summit
One Summit is a non-profit mentorship program committed to providing children fighting cancer with the courage, self-confidence and resilience needed to continue their fight. At One Summit's Climb for Courage program, children from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center are paired with a Navy SEAL mentor for a day of indoor rock climbing.

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Amount donated $4,370
The Beacon Athletic Fund
The Beacon Athletic Fund has been established to provide annual financial support to UMASS Boston Athletics including all 18 men’s and women’s varsity sports, Recreation, Community Outreach, Special Programs and Projects.

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Amount donated $3,810
Friends in Pink
Friends in Pink is an organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to individuals who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and are uninsured or underinsured.

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Amount donated $3,172
The BASE builds champions on and off the field by providing resources, mentorship and access to services that ensure each student athlete graduates from high school and is equipped with a winning game plan for life.

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Amount donated $6,789
United For Fogo
United for Fogo is a disaster relief fund created by Our Children, Our Future, Inc. to support recovery efforts in Fogo, Cape Verde, where a recent volcano eruption destroyed the majority of the island of Fogo’s structures and displaced many of the island’s residents.

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