December 14, 2022

Employment Options, Inc. Receives $20,000 from Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation. Grant will be used for the growth of Catering Options

Liz Gulachenski, Director of Programs & Services
Liz Gulachenski, Director of Programs & Services

Marlborough, Mass., Date – Employment Options, Inc today announced it received a $20,000 grant awarded by the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation. The support will allow Employment Options to grow Catering Options, Employment Options social enterprise. 

Catering Option's mission is to provide professional training and work experience to unemployed and underemployed individuals with mental health conditions, who have a passion for food, in the MetroWest Community.

In 2023, with the help of the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation, Employment Options plans to expand its social enterprise, Catering Options, offering its culinary services and mental health workplace trainings to corporate organizations. This expansion will grow the social enterprise, providing more professional training and work experience opportunities. Local residents can see how the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation grant and local funds are benefiting Employment Options, Inc. by visiting us at 

About the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation

The Foundation was established in 2000 to help carry out the philanthropic mission of Middlesex Savings Bank. The Foundation has provided more than $14 million in grants to local nonprofit organizations, supporting services and programs in a wide variety of fields, including education and basic human services. Since the inception of the Foundation, Middlesex Savings Bank has funded the endowment with over $25 million in contributions.

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About Middlesex Savings Bank

Middlesex Savings Bank, founded in 1835 and headquartered in Natick, Mass., is one of the largest mutual banks in Massachusetts with almost $6 billion in assets. The bank has been committed to providing outstanding value in consumer banking and business banking products for more than 185 years. The FDIC insured bank has more than 30 offices located in 28 communities – Acton, Ashland, Bedford, Bellingham, Boxborough, Concord, Framingham, Franklin, Groton, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Littleton, Maynard, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Natick, Needham, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Wakefield, Walpole, Wayland, Wellesley, Westborough and Westford. For more information, please visit, and connect on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.