UFCW Local 1459 Charities and Affiliations

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The members and officers of UFCW Local 1459 are firmly committed to cooperating with charities, community organizations and other unions that work to help society grow and prosper. On this page, you’ll find a listing of the charities and organizations our union have given to or affiliated ourselves with.

This list, though not all-inclusive, represents over $25,000 donated to various charities:

Over the past several years, tens of thousands of dollars have been raised for the UFCW Local 1459 charitable fund from our Annual Charity Golf Tournament. (Partial Listing)
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • A Wish Come True Foundation
  • Chicopee Boys & Girls Club
  • Chicopee High School
  • Children’s Miracle Network
  • Chicopee Soup Kitchen
  • D.A.R.E.
  • Franklin County Meals Program
  • Friends of the Commonwealth 
  • Gray House
  • Greater New England National MS Society
  • Greenfield Family Inn
  • Honor Court of Northampton
  • Hospice
  • Jessie’s House
  • Kate’s Kitchen
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Ludlow Girls Basketball
  • Massachusetts AFL-CIO Walk To Cure Cancer
  • Mass. Senior Action Council
  • Neighbor-to-Neighbor Massachusetts
  • Open Pantry – Springfield & West Springfield
  • Pan-Mass Challenge
  • Parkinson’s Disease Foundation
  • Rays of Hope
  • Salvation Army
  • Shriners Hospital for Children
  • Springfield Rescue Mission
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Stop & Shop Helping Hands Foundation
  • Stuff the Stocking
  • Survival Center – Indian Orchard & Northampton
  • Toy for Joy
  • Union Community Fund of the Pioneer Valley
  • U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation
  • VNA and Hospice of Cooley Dickinson
  • West Brookfield Fire and Rescue
  • Western Mass. Vietnam Veterans
  • Womanshelter/Companeras

Labor Affiliations

  • Berkshire Central Labor Council
  • Greater Boston Central Labor Council
  • Massachusetts AFL-CIO
  • MassCOSH
  • New England Political Action Committee
  • Hampshire/Franklin Central Labor
  • Pioneer Valley Central Labor AFL-CIO
  • Pioneer Valley Project
  • UFCW New England Council
  • Vermont State AFL-CIO
  • Central Massachusetts AFL-CIO (CLC)