Lawrence Wins Culture of Health Prize

We are very pleased to report that our city of Lawrence, MA was one of the eight winners of the 2015 RWJF Culture of Health Prize awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Prize celebrates the strides communities have made to ensure good health flourishes for all. Announced today at RWJF headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey, the Lawrence community will receive a cash prize of $25,000 in recognition of its commitment to building a Culture of Health.

Lawrence is being recognized for leveraging its unique strengths and rallying community partners around a shared vision of health.

Partnership Opportunities

Groundwork Lawrence works with private companies and community organizations of all sizes to offer sponsorship opportunities and engage their staff in volunteer projects. These programs introduce employees to community service in the Lawrence area and provide critical support to our initiatives. We have many different volunteer and sponsorship opportunities for our corporate and community partners. Benefits of participation include:

  • Improved community relations
  • Increased organizational visibility
  • Improved staff satisfaction

Volunteer Opportunities

Community Wide Events

Earth Day, Comcast Cares Day: April 30, 2016 Lawrence clean-up and beautification day which engages 2,000 volunteers. Spicket River Clean-Up: September 17, 2016 Lawrence Spicket River trash removal event which hosts 700 volunteers.

Personalized Events

Volunteer Clean Up Day

  • Groundwork provides materials
  • Beautify public spaces
  • Landscape or rake park grounds

Volunteer Project Day

  • Budget provided by participating organization
  • Tree and bulb plantings
  • Garden build

Offer Your Expertise

  • Have an individual from your organization lend their professional expertise
  • Volunteer in the GWL office
  • Serve as a guest speaker for Green Team
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Revisit Glow Gala and see photos from the night!