Listings may be sent to: Goings On, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930; or emailed to Joann Mackenzie at jomackenzie@gloucestertimes.com, at least two weeks prior to events.

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Annisquam Village Church holds online worship services each Sunday at 10 a.m. The chat rooms opens at 9:30 a.m. A time of prayer and reflection is offered every Thursday at 7 p.m. via Zoom. All are welcome to attend. For more information, including weblinks, please go to annisquamvillagechurch.org.

UNITED WAY of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley has a COVID-19 Family Support Fund. For more details or to donate, visit https://unitedwaymassbay.org/get-involved/covid-19-family-fund/.

SAINT VINCENT de PAUL SOCIETY is a service organization in the Catholic Community of Gloucester & Rockport that provides food, clothing, and financial assistance to families in need. Right now, the Saint Vincent de Paul is in urgent need of monetary donations or gift card donations from …

THE OPEN DOOR, which operates pantries in Gloucester and Ipswich, is pushing an online drive for monetary giving, as opposed to food donations. Donations may be made online at foodpantry.org or by mailing a check, made payable to The Open Door, to The Open Door, 28 Emerson Ave., Gloucester, …

Annisquam Village Church holds online worship services each Sunday at 10 a.m. The chat rooms opens at 9:30 a.m. A time of prayer and reflection is offered every Thursday at 7 p.m. via Zoom. All are welcome to attend. For more information, including weblinks, please go to annisquamvillagechurch.org.

LIFEBRIDGE NORTHSHORE operates the Grace Center in Gloucester, as well as locations in Salem and Beverly. It is accepting cash donations, via lifebridgenorthshore.org/support/donate/, frozen or prepared items from local restaurants and caterers that can be dropped off at 56 Margin St. in Sal…

ESSEX COUNTY COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND has been created in collaboration with funders, government agencies and business partners to provide grant money to nonprofits working with communities disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. More information is available at www.eccf.org/C…

While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of its scheduled dinner, the North Shore Chamber of Commerce is continuing its tradition of recognizing the region’s top-ranked high school seniors as Honors Scholars.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES: Help Cape Ann neighbors by providing a donation to the local Catholic Charities Gloucester Office for basic needs — food, utility and rental assistance. Send checks, with with “BN Emergency Assistance” on the memo line, to: Catholic Charities North, Attn: Darlene Story, 6…

People items should be sent to the Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930, via email to aholbrook@gloucestertimes.com or faxed to 978-282-4397. College graduation and dean’s list items should come directly from the school.

Annisquam Village Church is hosting Spiritual Connection Circles on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. and Thursdays at 7 p.m. Each includes prayer, scripture, and an opportunity for reflection and sharing. Live stream of Sunday Worship Service begins at 10 a.m. Chat rooms open 30 minutes prior to each serv…

BEVERLY BOOTSTRAPS, which serves Manchester and Beverly, is seeking donations for its food pantry or join the Circle of Hope by becoming a monthly donor. Bootstraps, due to the growing health concerns, has canceled its Boots and Bloom Gala fundraiser and is working out details for a virtual …

While events across Cape Ann are being canceled left and right due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, walking for a good cause is still on. It will just look a bit different this year.

CAPE ANN EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND: Action Inc. said the closures of food and hospitality businesses and restaurants on Cape Ann have made financial health critical for their workers. Many of these workers will will turn to Action Inc. for assistance paying bills and purchasing supplies and can …

WELLSPRING HOUSE runs a family shelter in Gloucester, offers job training coursework, financial guidance and employment support. If community members want to volunteer or donate goods, they may contact Wellspring at 978-281-3558, ext. 300. Donations may be made at www.wellspringhouse.org.

Annisquam Village Church is hosting Spiritual Connection Circles on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. and Thursdays at 7 p.m. Each includes prayer, scripture, and an opportunity for reflection and sharing. Live stream of Sunday Worship Service begins at 10 a.m. Chat rooms open 30 minutes prior to each serv…

UNITED WAY of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley has established a COVID-19 Family Support Fund. For more details, go to https://unitedwaymassbay.org/get-involved/covid-19-family-fund/.

MEALS ON WHEELS, run by SeniorCare Inc., delivers healthy meals to homebound seniors on Cape Ann and the North Shore. It is accepting donations at seniorcareinc.org/donate/. Volunteer drivers are needed; interested persons may call 978-281-1750 or email rsvp@seniorcareinc.org to learn more.

People items should be sent to the Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930, via email to aholbrook@gloucestertimes.com or faxed to 978-282-4397. College graduation and dean’s list items should come directly from the school.

CAPE ANN ANIMAL AID, 4 Paws Lane, a no-kill, nonprofit organization dedicated to finding appropriate placement for adoptable animals, seeks donations of cleaning and office supplies, animal toys and treats, collars and leashes. CAAA also seeks volunteers to help care for the shelter dogs and…

LIFEBRIDGE NORTHSHORE operates the Grace Center, a day shelter in Gloucester, as well as locations in Salem and Beverly. Executive Director Jason Etheridge says there are a few ways to help Lifebridge: You can make cash donations, via lifebridgenorthshore.org/support/donate/, inform local re…

The Catholic Community of Gloucester & Rockport and the Assissi Project have gathered to read and pray with a long list of books from various genres. Now the project is sponsoring a sale of its leftover books.

THE OPEN DOOR, which operates pantries in Gloucester and Ipswich, says it pushing an online drive for monetary giving, as opposed to food donations. Donations may be made online at foodpantry.org or by mailing a check, made payable to The Open Door, to The Open Door, 28 Emerson Ave., Glouces…

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People items should be sent to the Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930, via email to aholbrook@gloucestertimes.com or faxed to 978-282-4397. College graduation and dean’s list items should come directly from the school.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES: Help your Cape Ann neighbors by providing a donation to the local Catholic Charities Gloucester Office for basic needs — food, utility and rental assistance. Send checks, with with “BN Emergency Assistance” on the memo line, to: Catholic Charities North, Attn: Darlene Sto…

Annisquam Village Church is hosting Spiritual Connection Circles on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. and Thursdays at 7 p.m. Each includes prayer, scripture, and an opportunity for reflection and sharing. Live stream of Sunday Worship Service begins at 10 a.m. Chat rooms open 30 minutes prior to each serv…

BEVERLY BOOTSTRAPS, which serves Manchester and Beverly, is to make a donation or join the Circle of Hope by becoming a monthly donor. Bootstraps, due to the growing health concerns, has canceled its Boots and Bloom Gala fundraiser and is working out details for a virtual gala with an online…

CAPE ANN EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND has been established to help workers facing a financial health crisis because of the closures of food and hospitality businesses and restaurants on Cape Ann due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many of these workers will turn to Action Inc. for assistance paying bi…

WELLSPRING HOUSE runs a family shelter in Gloucester, offers job training coursework, financial guidance and employment support. If community members want to volunteer or donate goods, they may contact Wellspring at 978-281-3558, ext. 300. Donations may be made at www.wellspringhouse.org

THE UNITED WAY of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley has a COVID-19 Family Support Fund. For more details, go to https://unitedwaymassbay.org/get-involved/covid-19-family-fund/.

THE OPEN DOOR, which operates pantries in Gloucester and Ipswich, is having an online drive for monetary giving, as opposed to food donations. Donations may be made online at foodpantry.org or by mailing a check, made payable to The Open Door, to The Open Door, 28 Emerson Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930

MEALS ON WHEELS, a program of SeniorCare Inc., needs volunteer drivers to deliver noon-time meals to homebound seniors throughout the North Shore. Anyone interested in volunteering one or more mornings a week should call 1-866-927-1050 or 978-281-1750, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; or …

With large gatherings banned during the coronavirus pandemic, houses of worship on Cape Ann are devising alternative ways of observing the key religious holidays.

LIFEBRIDGE operates the Grace Center, a day shelter in Gloucester, as well as locations in Salem and Beverly. Executive Director Jason Etheridge says there are a few ways to help Lifebridge: You can make cash donations, via lifebridgenorthshore.org/support/donate/, inform local restaurants a…

ESSEX COUNTY COVID-19 RESPOND FUND has been created by the Essex County Community Foundation in collaboration with funders, government agencies and business partners to provide grant money to nonprofits working with communities disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. More in…

CATHOLIC CHARITIES: Help your Cape Ann neighbors by providing a donation to Catholic Charities’ Gloucester Office for basic needs — food, utility and rental assistance. Send checks, with “BN Emergency Assistance” on the memo line, to: Catholic Charities North, Attn: Darlene Story, 60 Prospec…

AMHERST, Mass. — Below is a list of local students who were named to the dean’s list at the University of Massachusetts Amherst for the fall 2019 semester.

CAPE ANN ANIMAL AID’s Christopher Cutler Rich Animal Shelter is temporarily closed until further notice due to the continued heightened concern about COVID-19. Please know the animals are being cared for as many volunteers and members of the public have opened up their homes to a foster pet …

BEVERLY BOOTSTRAPS, a food pantry that serves Manchester and Beverly says the best way to help at this time is to make a donation or join the Circle of Hope by becoming a monthly donor. Bootstraps, due to the growing health concerns, has canceled its Boots and Bloom Gala fundraiser and is wo…

CAPE ANN EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND has been set up to help employees food and hospitality businesses and restaurants on Cape Ann closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these workers will turn to Action Inc. for assistance paying bills and purchasing supplies and can be supported by sup…

GLOUCESTER EDUCATION FOUNDATION, (GEF), supports innovation and excellence in the Gloucester Public School District. GEF funds educational programs and initiatives across all district schools, grade levels and disciplines that have real impact on teaching and learning. Donations: GEF, 122 Ma…

FOSTER FAMILIES NEEDED: Dare Family Services, a private, nonprofit social services agency that specializes in providing intensive foster care to children and teens that have been abused or neglected, is recruiting foster parents in all areas to provide homes for local foster children. 978-75…

PAUL W. LANDRY ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND: is welcoming contributions from the community. This scholarship created in Landry’s memory awards a senior Gloucester High student $750 toward educational expenses following high school. The student must have participated in a varsity sport during hi…

Listings may be sent to: Goings On, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930; or emailed to Joann Mackenzie at jomackenzie@gloucestertimes.com, at least two weeks prior to events.

Listings may be sent to: Goings On, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930; or emailed to Joann Mackenzie at jomackenzie@gloucestertimes.com, at least two weeks prior to events.

FOSTER FAMILIES NEEDED: Dare Family Services, a private, nonprofit social services agency that specializes in providing intensive foster care to children and teens that have been abused or neglected, is recruiting foster parents in all areas to provide homes for local foster children. 978-75…