About Us

Honoring our Founder's Legacy

Learn about Jay Caron and his vision for a better Hampden County.

Our founder, Jay Caron, was a community-minded individual who dedicated his life to improving the lives of the residents of Hampden County, Massachusetts.

A lifelong resident of the county, Jay saw firsthand the challenges and opportunities facing its communities. He believed in the power of collaboration and worked tirelessly to build bridges among different groups and organizations.

Jay’s vision for a better, safer, and more prosperous Hampden County led to the establishment of the Jay Caron Community Impact Foundation. His legacy lives on through our organization’s commitment to promoting economic growth, personal development, social welfare, and urban beautification in the county’s 23 cities and towns.

We are proud to continue Jay’s work and honor his memory through our efforts to support the residents of Hampden County.