Northern Bank Charitable Foundation donates $40,000 to Nashoba Learning Group

The Northern Bank Charitable Foundation recently awarded a $40,000 grant to the Nashoba Learning Group, a school for children and adults with autism.

Michelle Arnold, Head of Northern Experience and Northern Bank Charitable Foundation Director, and Justin Thomas, Commercial Loan Officer, AVP, visited the school’s Bedford, Mass. campus to celebrate the gift. They were joined by Justin’s son, Jack Thomas, a student at the school, and Nashoba Learning Group CEO and President Liz Martineau.

Liz Martineau, Michelle Arnold, Jack Thomas, and Justin Thomas pose in front of the Nashoba Learning Group display.
Celebrating Northern Bank Charitable Trust’s gift to the Nashoba Learning Center (l-r) Liz Martineau, Michelle Arnold, Jack Thomas, and Justin Thomas ~ Courtesy image (c) 2022, all rights reserved

Nashoba Learning Group provides individualized education, training and intervention services for students ages three to 22 with autism spectrum disorders. It plans to use the gift for staff recruiting and training, which became a big need as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted operations.

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