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 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 $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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Amount donated $3,704
The Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia
The Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia is dedicated to serving the nearly 150,000 Georgians who have epilepsy/seizure disorders statewide. The foundation seeks to improve the quality of life for people with epilepsy and their families through community education activities and client service programs, which include support groups, summer camps and medication assistance.

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Amount donated $4,002
Leave.Learn.Breathe. The Jill M. Balboni Scholarship Foundation
Leave.Learn.Breathe. The Jill M. Balboni Scholarship Foundation provides college scholarships to students with Cystic Fibrosis. After Jill Balboni’s untimely passing in 2013, Leave.Learn.Breathe. was established by four of her lifelong friends with the goal of memorializing her enthusiasm for life and providing college candidates with scholarships for their outstanding academic achievements.

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