Who We Support
As a 501-(c)3, all donations are tax-deductible, and MFi is able to accept contributions on behalf of any Medfield cause. The following is a list of initiatives that are currently seeking funding:
Straw Hat Park(New!) - Straw Hat Park's goal is to support the renovation of the Straw Hat Park in the heart of downtown Medfield.
Art in Public Places - Their goal is to enhance Medfield's public spaces through temporary or permanent art works, installations or programs.
Veteran's Recognition Fund - The VRF is a group of volunteers working together to purchase and display plaques within Medfield to recognize the contribution of Veteran's from Medfield.
Friends of Medfield High School Theatre Society is a group of adult volunteers dedicated to welcoming all students of Medfield High School to be educated and to share their talents in all aspects of the fine art of theatre and to offer quality productions to the Medfield High School community and general public.
Medfield Foundation General Fund - established to provide maintenance funding for the administrative, marketing and financial needs of this non-profit organization.
Medfield Foundation Legacy Endowment Fund - MFi is the perfect vehicle for planned gifts to the community to make a lasting legacy to a place you love. MFi is able to accept gifts of corporate stock, bonds, real estate and other financial instruments. We can work with you to tailor your long term giving goals.
Fest Fund - provides funding for the Medfield Parks and Recreation Commission to host Springfest and Fallfest youth concerts.
Friends of Medfield Medical Reserve Corp - The goal of this project is to solicit funds and maintain a cash reserve that can be tapped in an emergency that can be used to provide financial assistance for Emergency Service Functions #6-Sheltering and #8-Public Health as defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the town of Medfield. >> Learn More
Friends of Medfield Youth Outreach - FOMYO - established for the purpose of fundraising for supplies, technology and to cover the cost of parent and youth programming which must be independently raised. Other initiatives for funding include stipends for graduate student interns and covering the cost of speakers/other professionals to provide education on youth issues to the town.
Friends of Recreation - established for the purpose of fundraising for construction of a new recreation center to be owned by the Town of Medfield, MA and to be operated by its Park and Recreation Department.
Friends of the Skate Park Fund - established to fundraise for the construction and maintenance of a new skate park in the town of Medfield.
Medfield Night Fireworks - established to fundraise and present a fireworks display on the second Saturday of September in conjunction with Fallfest for the Medfield Park & Recreation Commission of the town of Medfield, MA.
Medfield High School Athletics
Sawmill Brook Conservation Fund - established to fundraise for the maintenance of the Sawmill Brook Conservation lands to be owned by the Town of Medfield. >> Learn More
Schools - established to provide additional funding needs for Medfield's public schools. In the past this fund has supported the refurbishing of the Blake Middle School Auditorium and the Wheelock School courtyard and helped to provide scholarship funds for school field trips. There is a separate fund for Dale Street, Kingsbury High, Memorial, Ralph Wheelock and Thomas A. Blake Middle Schools
Previous MFi Initiatives
Field of Dreams Fund - formed for the purpose of fundraising, planning, and implementing renovations and installing synthetic turf to the athletic fields located at Medfield High School in Medfield, MA.
High School Track and Bleachers Fund was established by volunteers for the purpose of fundraising, planning, and implementing renovations to the track and bleachers surrounding the athletic field located at Medfield High School in Medfield, MA.
Natasha Domeshek Fund - Angel Run was a group of volunteers working together to facilitate administrative operations of the Angel Run in memory of Natasha Domeshek. The orignal Angel Run was a 5k fun run/walk designed to bring members of the extended Medfield community together in a spirit of joy and celebration. A portion of the proceeds from the Angel Run were donated to provide emergency financial support to Medfield families in need. The remainder of the proceeds funded four scholarships for Medfield High School graduates in the Class of 2012.
Friends of the Dale Street Playground was organized for the purpose of fundraising, planning and implementation of the new renovations to the Dale Street Playground located on the grounds of the Dale Street School.
Medfield Youth Community Collaborative (MYCC) - established to provide leadership to and community focus on Medfield Youth by identifying current issues facing the young people of Medfield and providing related student and parent education, facilitating communication among our schools, families and community members, promoting safe, legal and healthy behaviors and activities. >> Learn More
Senior Bus - established by volunteers in partnership with the Council on Aging (COA), Friends of Seniors, Inc ( FOSI) and the Town of Medfield to raise funds for a 14 passenger handicapped equipped bus for the Council on Aging transportation program.
Other Medfield Organizations Seeking Funding
Friends of Seniors Inc
Lowell Mason House
Medfield Animal Shelter
Zullo Gallery - supports the expansion and beautification of the gallery whose mission is to add cultural enrichment to the community through the exhibition of fine artwork, the performance of live music and the presentation of art education classes.