GraniteCares

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:

$200,000
for
ALS (Lou Gehrig) Disease
$2,550,000
for
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
$1,500,000
for
Brigham & Women's Hospital
$1,000,000
for
Boston Children's Hospital
$350,000
for
South Shore YMCA
$100,000
for
Children's Hospital: Clarity
$50,000
for
Boston Medical Center
$50,000
for
New England Wildlife Center
$25,000
for
Boston Scholar Athlete Program
$25,000
for
Children's H. Boston-Non Profit
$25,000
for
NHL Alumni Association, Inc
$25,000
for
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 $4,543
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s One Walk Boston
The JDRF One Walk is the Foundation’s flagship fundraising event to raise funds and awareness for scientific research to better treat, prevent, and ultimately cure type 1 diabetes.

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Amount donated $3,596
Jordan Hospital Club’s HOPEFEST
The Jordan Hospital Club’s HOPEFEST is a fundraiser to help address the dual challenges of behavioral health and substance abuse needs of individuals and families on the South Shore.

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Amount donated $3,583
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center
For over 40 years, BCNC has served thousands of children, youth and adults in the Asian community by providing resources and support to help them achieve greater economic success and social well-being. With programs such as education, arts, and various family services, the Center has served as a vital link for the Asian community to integrate into American society while preserving their rich culture.

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Amount donated $3,632
Plymouth Area Coalition for the Homeless
The Coalition is devoted to assisting, educating and empowering individuals and families who seek shelter, food and other basic necessities so that they may build on their strengths and experience their own potential as independent members of society.

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Amount donated $3,979
Futures Without Violence
Futures Without Violence is a non-profit organization dedicated to ending violence against women, children, and families around the world.

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Amount donated $3,790
Terrell C. Gladney Memorial Summer Basketball Academy
The Academy, established in memory of Terrell Christopher Gladney, uses basketball as a foundation and conduit to provide young leaders life skills to be positive influences in their community.

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