Foundation Videos

The videos below help tell the story about the Foundation for MetroWest and its role in building a stronger, more vibrant community. Please help spread the word about your community foundation by sharing them with your friends and family!

In 2012, Forty food support organizations provided more than 280,000 meals to families and individuals in MetroWest, each with their own story. Meet Carolyn.

Learn how the Foundation is helping to strengthen MetroWest nonprofits such as TEMPO's Young Adult Resource Center to address the urgent needs of youth during the critical point of transition into adulthood.

2013 Foundation for MetroWest Community Leadership Breakfast
Keynote Speaker: Ron Shaich, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Panera Bread

Ron Shaich, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Panera Bread spoke at the 2013 Foundation for MetroWest Community Leadership Breakfast about his global success as a business leader. Thirty years ago, Ron set out to change the world by changing the way America eats. Ron has seen success in accomplishing his goal by incorporating community philanthropy into his business model. His focus aligns with the work of the Foundation which includes, among other initiatives, increasing access to food to improve the quality of life in MetroWest.

2012 Foundation for MetroWest Community Leadership Breakfast
Keynote Speaker: Len Schlesinger, Harvard Business School

We were very fortunate to have Len Schlesinger, former President of Babson College, speak at our 2012 Community Leadership Breakfast. Throughout his time at Babson, Len showed strong leadership through his commitment to building partnerships to create strong communities. Len's speech speaks to the importance of business leaders incorporating philanthropy into their business model to succeed in today's world.  

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Young Broadcasters of America interviews Foundation for MetroWest Executive Director
Foundation for MetroWest Executive Director, Judy Salerno, was interviewed by Young Broadcasters of America about the Foundation's Youth in Philanthropy program.

 

Youth in Philanthropy
The Foundation for MetroWest Youth in Philanthropy program (YIP) helps students develop the knowledge and skills to become community leaders. The students accepted into this program form their own board and have the opportunity to run for leadership positions. Here are some of their presentations.