ABBY’S HOUSE – a refuge and a resource

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Agency marks 40 years of helping women and children

This past summer, on June 7, Abby’s House officially turned 40, an anniversary that has been celebrated with pride and some reflection about how this “bright spot in the city” has only grown brighter over time. Since 1976, Abby’s House has been a life force for the women it has helped as well as for the Greater Central Massachusetts community. Named in honor of Worcester’s own Abby Kelley Foster, abolitionist and women’s rights champion, the agency has served more than 13,000 women and received support from 20,000 friends from myriad sources.

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