This $50K gift will be used for Grants in the Hopkinton Public Schools

Hopkinton Mass., January 24, 2018 – The Hopkinton Education Foundation today announced it received a
$50,000 gift from Middlesex Savings Bank. The support will allow The Hopkinton Education Foundation to
continue to advance its mission of advancing innovation in the schools across the district.
“We are so incredibly grateful for this grant this year.  This record breaking donation will allow more grants to
be funded this year,” according to Alexis Miller, President of the Hopkinton Education Foundation. “As budgets
pull tighter, it is more important than ever to allow teachers the ability to try innovative concepts in the
classrooms to inspire all of our children to learn.  We are looking forward to announcing this years grants in

The mission of the Hopkinton Education Foundation is to provide funding, ideas, professional development and
other resources to educators so they can promote innovation that motivates students to become lifelong

“Middlesex Savings Bank has great respect for the education foundations in our community,” said Michael
McAuliffe, President and CEO of Middlesex Savings Bank. “They work hard to support projects and programs
that foster learning and creativity. We hope these donations will make their jobs easier this year and are
excited to see their existing academic programs flourish or new ones come to life.”

About the Hopkinton Education Foundation

The Hopkinton Education Foundation provides funding, ideas and professional development to help Hopkinton
educators deliver innovative educational experiences that inspire students to strive for excellence and become
lifelong learners. Since its inception in 1991, the Foundation has made more than 335 grants valued at over
$1.3 million. Recent grants include a $17,200 Innovation Lab grant at the High School and Virtual Travel with
Google Cardboard at Hopkins for nearly $8,000. For further information, visit Hopkinton Education Foundation
or the Foundation’s Facebook page.

About Middlesex Savings Bank

Founded in 1835 and headquartered in Natick, Mass., Middlesex Savings Bank has been right there with its
community for nearly 200 years. The Bank takes a customer-first focus when it comes to offering products,
technology, and an unparalleled level of customer service. Middlesex Savings Bank provides funds to local
nonprofits and organizations through corporate giving and community sponsorship, as well as through its
philanthropic arm – the Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation. The FDIC and DIF insured bank has 30
branch offices located in 25 communities – Acton, Ashland, Bedford, Bellingham, Boxborough, Concord,
Framingham, Franklin, Groton, Holliston, Hopkinton, Littleton, Maynard, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Natick,
Needham, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Walpole, Wayland, Wellesley, and Westford. For more
information, please visit, and