Mayor Gary Christenson, Malden Overcoming Addiction President Paul Hammersley and Gavin Foundation CEO John McGahon were among those on hand to thank local business owners who went above and beyond in their support of Malden Overcoming Addiction (MOA). Paul Murphy of Paul T. Murphy Insurance Agency, Louie Barretto of L & L Services, Anthony DeCotis of Town Line Ten Pin, Tony Bartolo of Tony's Auto Body, Galvin Murphy of Yankee Pest Control, Peter Tufts of Tufts Construction, Bob Kaminski of Mystic Paving and Arbella Insurance Company donated a total of $20,000 to MOA for the purpose of supporting the work and mission of Malden’s Bridge Recovery Center.
Despite the pandemic, these Malden businesses have worked hard to support the community and make a positive difference for those facing addiction. MOA thanked Paul T. Murphy for spearheading this collective action and each business who contributed. Donors were later taken on a tour of the Bridge Recovery Center by Director Keriann Caccavaro and Assistant Director Anthony Mansi.