Thank you's from those we have helped
Giving to families and individuals who have found themselves in need due to illness, house fire, loss of employment etc..
"Thank you so much for...the James Brine Memorial scholarship through St. Maragret's Parish.....it was a privilege to have known him....an honor to have been recognized by you...Jim was the biggest influence to continue my religious education..and still inspires me to be the best I can be"
"I am so extremely humbled by your generous donation...no words to thank you for not only this donation but all the support you have given my family since my dad passed away..."
"Words cannot describe how thankful I am for this scholarship and your support, Jim was a great man and it means the world (to me) that (you feel) that I resemble him in some ways...thank you so much for this award.."
"I am very thankful to organizations, like yourselves, who see promise in students and invest in their futures. I promise to carry on Jim's love for athletics, education, and giving back to the community and serving others. Your investment in me, will allow me to further my education and achieve my goals, and for that I am thankful."
"We are deeply touched by your thoughtfulness. This money will be very helpful during this difficult time.....you are definitely keeping Jim's memory alive....we are inspired by what you're doing and can only hope to someday show others the compassion and generosity you have shown us."
"Our family wishes to thank you for your generous contribution..... Our family was overwhelmed with your support and generosity, the money will be used to defray....medical bills and expenses"
"Thank you for you support and being a part of my story"
"Thank you for thinking of the needs of my family. Thank you for taking some the financial pressure off of me!"
"I wanted to thank you for the scholarship I received from you. My freshman year has been a true blessing and your generous donation is to thank for it....It was an honor to receive this scholarship"
"I just wanted to let you know how grateful I am to have been given this incredibly generous scholarship. I was very surprised and felt so honored that I was chosen"
Giving to others in Memory of Jim
Some of the ways we have helped:
The JWBrine III Foundation 2016 Scholarship Recipients:
Burlington High School
St. Margaret's Parish - Jim Brine Memorial Scholarship
The JWBrine III Foundation 2015 Scholarship Recipients:
Lincoln-Subury High School
Burlington High School
The JWBrine III Foundation 2014 Scholarship Recipients:
Burlington High School:
Lincoln-Sudbury High School:
Burlington Food Pantry/People Helping People
Donated $1,500 towards the purhase of backpack and school supplies for Burlington Public School students
Thoacic Oncology Qualtiy of Life Fund at Mass General Hospital of Boston
Annual $1,000 donation given in memory of Jim on his birthday.
Dan Breen Scholarship at St Anselm College - Annual donation
A scholarship given in memroy of Dan Breen, a 2012 St A's graduate and friend of the Brine family. This scholarship is available to give aid to current students at the college
Donations to individuals and families in our local communities
Doantion/support to graduating seniors who recently lost a parent.
Donation to 2 high school track athletes for needed support to be able to complete at nationals
Aid to a young family who's Dad/husband passed away from lung cancer
Support to local children who lost both parents recently
2 families who have lost everything to fires in their homes
Sports equipment and supplies to a family who lost a parent
Aid to many families who's family member who has passed away from cancer
Donation to help a child get a much needed hearing device
Suport of local organizations:
The John J. and Helen Ferren Memorial Fund
The Knights of Columbus Exceptional Children's Fund
The Burlington Knights of Columbus
Burlington People Helping People
Do it for Dad's