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Hillcrest Kicks Off 2015 Holiday Wish Program


Hillcrest Educational Centers, Inc.
788 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Hillcrest Kicks Off 2015 Holiday Wish Program

PITTSFIELD, Mass. November 3, 2015– Hillcrest Educational Centers’ 2015 Holiday Wish Program is now underway. The Holiday Wish Program provides gifts for the 150 special needs children in their care who are unable to spend the holidays with their family.

To participate, individuals, community groups or businesses can request Holiday Wish cards that have descriptions of the gifts the children have wished for the holidays. You can have these cards delivered by contacting or by calling Tim Gallagher at 413-499-7924 extension 133. We ask that you keep the cost of all gifts at $25.

You may also donate money and we will purchase a child’s gift in your name. To do this electronically visit To mail a donation, please send to Hillcrest Educational Centers, Attn: Tim Gallagher, 788 South Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201.

As a guide, $150 sponsors one child’s wish list, $25 will buy a gift, $10 will fill a child’s stocking.

About Hillcrest Educational Foundation, Inc.:

A top area employer, Hillcrest Educational Foundation is a local, private not-for-profit parent company of three subsidiaries and one affiliate agency. They include:

  • Hillcrest Educational Centers, Inc. providing therapeutic treatment and special education to children and adolescents with unique psychological and learning needs in Berkshire County, Massachusetts and the Northeast. Their campuses include a day student academy, and autism program, and three residential schools.
  • Hillcrest Community Support Services offers a broad range of psychological services, counseling and evaluations for individuals, families and schools in Berkshire County through Hillcrest Community Support Services.
  • Hillcrest Dental Care, Inc. is a complete general family dentistry practice and the largest provider in Western Massachusetts of oral healthcare services to MassHealth recipients and special needs patients. Hillcrest Dental Care has two locations; one in Pittsfield, MA and one in North Adams, MA
  • Berkshire County Kids’ Place and Violence Prevention Center, Inc., an affiliate of Hillcrest, is a fully accredited Children’s Advocacy Center for child abuse victims and their non-offending family members located at 63 Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield, MA.

Hillcrest’s Administrative Offices are located at 788 South Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201. More information is available at or by contacting Katrina Cardillo, or (413) 499-7924 x114. Hillcrest can also be found on Facebook.


Media Contact:
Hillcrest Educational Centers, Inc.
Katrina Cardillo
Director of Communications
413-499-7924 ext. 114

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