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Pittsfield Group Helps Students in Need 

A group of educators from the Pittsfield area is reaching out to help students in need.The Children’s Benefit Fund has been around for sixteen years now.It’s run by volunteers who work in M.S.A.D. #53.What they offer includes clothing and financial support to students and families facing emergencies.The fund also helps send kids to summer camp. This summer more than eighty kids will go to camp.The program accepts money donations for camp scholarships, and it can used gently-used items for its clothing closet.If you’d like to help, contact Susan Nile who can be reached at the Vickery School in Pittsfield. The phone number for the school is 487-5575