Winter Emergency CampaignPlay on the Parquet at Hoop Dreams | December 4, 2014
    

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November 13, 2014
November 13, 2014

by O'Ryan Johnson, Richard Weir

"Action for Boston Community Development — an anti-poverty organization — is taking a not-in-my-backyard approach to the proposed downtown location for a medical marijuana dispensary."  read more. 

November 10, 2014

by Adrian Walker - The Boston Globe

"It was shortly before show time Friday night, and Danny Glover seemed just a bit winded.

The veteran actor and activist had flown to Boston from Mexico, where he is shooting his 164th movie. He’d come to town to appear at an annual benefit for Action for Boston Community Development..." read more. 

November 09, 2014

by Erica Corsano - The Boston Herald 

"A stellar evening was as easy as ABCD as A-listers Danny Glover and Jimmy Fallon band The Roots helped celebrate the Action." read more. 

November 09, 2014

by Jane Mulkerrins - The Telegraph

"As well as an education, a pioneering school in Boston offers its students a way out of addiction." read more. 

November 07, 2014

by Justin Barrasso  -The Boston Herald

After his team posted only 71 wins in 2014, Red Sox president and CEO Larry 
Lucchino enters the offseason with one objective: bringing a championship back to Boston. read more. 

October 31, 2014

" Politicians and regular citizens shared their thoughts on the city's longest-serving mayor. " read more.

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RT @WCVB: Video: Toys, boots, hats, momey needed for ABCD winter emergency campaign http://t.co/X4bqi7TzNP
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A WCVB Channel 5 Boston spot aired yesterday about our ABCD Winter Emergency Campaign. You can help Boston... http://t.co/NNhVOQss60
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RT @courtbmer: Cool opp for #Boston #Celtics fans! “@BostonABCD: Learn about #ABCDHoopDreams #basketball fundraiser @tdgarden 12/4: http://…
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@McDonoughRN Hi! You can drop off at our Dorchester NSC. Phone # and address here: http://t.co/kkzIC2zRvs Thanks so much!
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Thanks! RT @BOSAthletes: One week from today is our #BSAToyDrive. Help Boston-area kids have a happy holiday! http://t.co/nNISqIJFTY
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We're thrilled to have eminent sports journalist @GlobeBobRyan cohosting #ABCDHoopDreams on December 4th! http://t.co/anKG4GWseU
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RT @GlobeBobRyan: Spots still available for Dec 4 Hoop Dreams at TD Garden. Call 617 348 6246. Mr. Businessman, ABCD is a great cause. #AB…
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#ABCDHoopDreams will also feature @Celtics' @BCCoachStevens and athletes @Scalabrine , Ridley Johnson and more.
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A @BostonGlobe piece about the growing need for warm coats, toys, fuel in winter featuring ABCD Pres/CEO John J. Drew http://t.co/1FA1tkia9Z
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RT @saferissexy: World AIDS Day is coming up on December 1st! How much do you know about the history of AIDS in the United... http://t.co/…
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Big thanks to @foodiesmarkets for donating dozens of turkeys to our #SouthEnd site! http://t.co/GpXIKDyovR
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Big thanks to Ernst & Young for providing two #SouthEnd families with turkeys through our Adopt-a-Family program! http://t.co/9CdXM5cv8h
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ABCD Events
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
ABCD Board of Directors Meeting
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Hoop Dreams! Annual ABCD Basketball Fundraiser
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Bank Fair
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
ABCD Board of Directors Meeting
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
ABCD Board Nominating Committee Meeting

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