Restated Articles of Organization (Incorporation)

June 2010

Article I

The name of the corporation is:

A Path in The Woods Foundation, Inc.

Article II

The purpose of the corporation is to engage in the following activities:

Said organization is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

A Path in The Woods Foundation, Inc. a non-profit, charitable organization was created in 2009 in memory and honor of Daniel Joseph McCabe of Wellesley, Massachusetts.  The organization is dedicated to opening new doors of opportunity and exploration for the young men and women in our community who are searching for their own path in life and need assistance, financial, or otherwise in beginning their journey.  The foundation will raise funds through community based events such as an annual golf tournament and dinner and through direct contributions from friends and other benefactors.  The funds will be used to provide grants to young adults for training and education related to developing job skills.  Additional grants could be made to deserving applicants for goods or services related to the growth of small independent businesses; and to carry on any other activities in furtherance of the foregoing purposes as may be carried on by a corporation organized under Chapter 180 of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Article III

A corporation may have one or more classes of members.  If it does, the designation of such classes, the manner of election or appointment, the duration of membership and the qualifications and rights, including voting rights, of the members of each class, may be set forth in the by-laws of the corporation or may be set forth below.

All matters regarding the members shall be set forth in the by-laws as from time to time amended.

Article IV

Other lawful provisions, if any, for the conduct and regulation of the business and affairs of the corporation, for its voluntary dissolution, or for limiting, defining, or regulating the powers of the corporation, or of its directors or members, or of any class of members, are as follows: (if there are no provisions state “NONE”).

  1. The directors may make, amend or repeal the by-laws in whole or in part, except with respect to any provisions thereof which by law, the articles of organization or the by-laws requires action by the members.
  2. The corporation may partner in any enterprise which it would have power to conduct by itself.
  3. No director, nor officer of the corporation shall be personally liable to the corporation or its members for monetary damages or breach of fiduciary duty as such director or officer notwithstanding any provision of law imposing such liability, except to the extent that such exemption from liability is not permitted under Chapter 180 of Massachusetts General Laws.
  4. Persons of any race, religion and of either sex shall be entitled to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally made available to participants in the corporation, its programs and activities, and the corporation shall not discriminate on the basis of race, religion or sex in administering its policies and programs.

Article V

The by-laws of the corporation have been duly adopted and the initial directors, president, treasurer and clerk or other presiding, financial or recording officers, whose names are set out on the following page, have been duly elected.

Article VI

The effective date of organization of the corporation shall be the date approved and filed by the Secretary of the Commonwealth [September 20, 2009].

Article VII

The street address of the principle office of the corporation in Massachusetts is:

124 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02481

Adopted by a vote of the Board of Directors June 6, 2010