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 3rd straight year, Granite was marked among the top in most charitable companies in Massachusetts.
  • In 2013, Granite employees volunteered over 2,600 hours.

In 2013 Granite Raised:

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
Quincy Parks Conservancy, Inc

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 $3,605
Food for Free
Food For Free rescues fresh food that might otherwise go to waste and distributes it to those in need throughout the Greater Boston area in collaboration with local food programs and through their own food delivery program, which delivers food directly to thousands of isolated seniors and disabled persons.

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Amount donated $3,728
Future Chefs
Future Chefs prepares urban teens for quality work and life after high school by providing early employment and education opportunities in the restaurant industry, transferable skills training, and ongoing coaching and support.

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Amount donated $3,830
Marshfield Food Pantry
The Marshfield Food Pantry is a volunteer-run non-profit organization that manages food and monetary donations for the purpose of providing food and personal care items to Marshfield families in need.

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Amount donated $3,280
Health Care for All
Health Care for All is a Massachusetts organization dedicated to making adequate and affordable health care accessible to everyone, regardless of income, social or economic status.

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Amount donated $3,324
Boston Asian Youth Essential Services
Boston Asian Youth Essential Services is a United Way affiliated community center that provides services and programs for area youth, including creative arts workshops, multimedia and technology workshops, counseling, and leadership training.

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Amount donated $3,654
Uncommon Schools
Uncommon Schools starts and manages outstanding urban charter public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to graduate from college.

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