State Trooper Thomas Clardy

Massachusetts State Police

Massachusetts State Police are asking residents to be on the lookout for scammers after someone was reported in Tewksbury for raising money for a fake charity.


A resident there told police that someone was going door-to-door seeking donations, claiming that it for was a police organization fundraising on behalf of State Trooper Thomas Clardy, who was killed last week when his police cruiser was struck by another vehicle.


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Police said there are only two approved organizations collecting such funds — the Clardy Children’s Fund and The Greg Hill Foundation.


Neither organization would solicit donations over the phone or door-to-door, police stressed.


To donate:

The Clardy Children’s Fund
C/O Avidia Bank
42 Main Street, Hudson, MA 01749


The Greg Hill Foundation, via their website.