LexDoingGood fair participants.
Event Co-Chair Mary Ann Sorel and CEL members LIz Kochi and Erta Hysenbegasi greet community members at LexDoingGood. (Courtesy of the Community Endowment of Lexington)

LexDoingGood, a new non-profit fair sponsored by the Community Endowment of Lexington (CEL), provided an opportunity this fall to visit the Community Center and meet the people that provide programming, enhance diversity and serve our community needs. Event Co-Chair Nancy White said, “CEL wants to create an event where local non-profits share their story. We want to shine a light on all that they do for our community.” Thirty-seven non-profits acquainted attendees with their programs and potential volunteer opportunities. Music was provided by our high school a cappella groups and the William Diamond Junior Fife & Drum Corps; free coffee was donated by T21 Coffee. Based on the enthusiastic community response, CEL hopes to make this a regular event in the future.

William Diamond Junior Fife & Drum Corps played outside the Community Center during LexDoingGood. (Courtesy of the Community Endowment of Lexington)

The Community Endowment of Lexington

CEL is an endowed fund of the Foundation for MetroWest, awarding grants to nonprofits and town agencies for health and human services, arts and culture, the environment, and community building. www.lexingtonendowment.org

The Foundation for MetroWest

The Foundation promotes philanthropy, helps donors maximize the impact of their local giving, serves as a resource for local nonprofits and enhances the quality of life for all residents in 33 cities and towns in the region.

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