Active Members of These Organizations Can Join DCU
Once you join DCU, you can remain a member for life
If you are an active member of one of these participating organizations or you join one, you are automatically eligible to join DCU. Once you join DCU, you can remain a member for life. Each of these organizations is open to everyone.
Participating Organizations – Dues of $10 to $19
- Reach Out for Schools – A non-profit organization that raises money to donate to primary and secondary schools in communities where our members reside. All the funds raised are used to adopt classrooms through the Adopt-A-Classroom program.
Memberships start at $10
- AAPD (American Association of People with Disabilities) – A national nonprofit cross-disability organization dedicated to ensuring economic and political empowerment for all people with disabilities. Member benefits include mail order discount pharmacy discount program, and more.
Memberships start at $15
- New England Chapter, PRRT&HS – A non-profit affiliate of the PRRT&HS dedicated to the study and historical preservation of the Pennsylvania Railroad and the fellowship of its members. Dues include the quarterly publication The East Wind. Membership in the national society is not required for membership in the chapter, but is strongly encouraged.
Annual dues are $15
New England Chapter, PRRT&HS, PO Box 624, Marlborough, MA 01752
New England Chapter, PRRT&HS Web Site | New England Chapter, PRRT&HS/DCU Application Package (pdf format)
Participating Organizations – Dues of $20 to 29
- MRWC – Merrimack River Watershed Council, Inc. – A not-for-profit organization dedicated to the protection of the Merrimack River watershed. We have a growing constituency of individuals, businesses, municipalities and community groups seeking to protect the natural resources of the watershed.
Memberships start at $25
- SHOLAN FARMS – Sholan Farms is owned by the City of Leominster and operated by the Friends of Sholan Farms. The Friends of Sholan Farms is a community supported, non-profit organization.
Memberships start at $25
- SOLF (Southborough Open Land Foundation) – SOLF helps maintain the rural character of Southborough, MA. It owns, through gifts, 126 acres that include open fields, woodlands, and watersheds. This non-profit organization, along with other community organizations, helped obtain a conservation restriction so that the 109-acre property, Chestnut Hill Farms, is preserved in its natural state for future generations.
Membership starts at $25
Participating Organizations – Dues of $30 or more
- OARS (Organization for the Assabet, Sudbury & Concord Rivers) – A non-profit organization whose mission is to protect, preserve, and enhance the natural and recreational features of the Assabet, Sudbury, and Concord rivers, their tributaries and watersheds, and to increase public awareness of the rivers' values as important natural resources.
Memberships start at $30
- Worcester County Horticultural Society – Tower Hill Botanic Garden – Worcester County Horticultural Society is a non-profit horticultural and educational institution whose mission is advancing the science and encouraging and improving the practice of horticulture. The Society manages Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston. Members enjoy unlimited free admission to Tower Hill Botanic Garden, the quarterly newsletter Grow With Us!, and many other benefits.
Memberships start at $55
- The Free Software Foundation – A nonprofit with a global mission to defend the freedoms of all computer users in an age where technology is a core influence in our lives. The FSF promotes free software, which guarantees essential freedoms for users, and campaigns against technologies which are malicious to users and harmful to society.
Memberships start at $120