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Falling heating oil prices boosting New England economy 

Staff and Wire Services, The Boston Globe
Posted by ABCD Public Information 1/19/2015

"New England, which relies more heavily on heating oil than any other region, is getting a windfall from the big drop in petroleum prices. This year, families using oil to heat their homes can expect savings of $1,200 to $1,500, on average, from lower heating oil and gasoline prices." read more.

National Grid increases Heating Assistance to help even more families 

SpeakUp, United Way
Posted by ABCD Public Information 1/16/2015

"United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley and the National Grid Foundation today announced that United Way will receive a grant of $150,000 to help local families with heating assistance, a significant increase over the $90,000 awarded last year." read more.

Prospects unclear for TRI-Cap 

by Nathan Lamb, Wicked Local Wakefield
Posted by ABCD Public Information 1/14/2015

"Faced with potentially insurmountable financial difficulties, a Malden-based non-profit is drastically downsizing its poverty relief efforts." read more. 

Report: Natural gas prices to spike in Mass. 

by Jordan Graham, Boston Herald
Posted by ABCD Public Information 1/8/2015

by Jordan Graham, Boston Herald

"Bay Staters will be paying “spiking” prices for natural gas for the next four years thanks to insufficient supply, according to a new report released by the state." read more. 

Brooke made difference 

by John J. Drew, ABCD President/CEO, Letter to the Editor, Boston Herald
Posted by ABCD Public Information 1/7/2015

"We at Action for Boston Community Development are forever thankful to the late Edward Brooke for his work for low-income and working poor Americans. Many thanks to Joyce Ferriabough Bolling, a longtime ABCD friend and supporter, for her moving and personal remembrance of the former U.S. senator." read more.

Massachusetts mourns loss of Sen. Brooke 

Bay State Banner
Posted by ABCD Public Information 1/7/2015

"We mourn a champion of human and civil rights and economic fairness. Senator Brooke was beloved by the people of Massachusetts and the nation for his political courage and strong advocacy for those in need." read more.

MGH Institute Again Supports: Local Charities and Organizations 

by Charlestown Patriot Bridge staff
Posted by ABCD Public Information 1/4/2015

"The MGH Institute of Health Professions supported several charities in Charlestown and other worthy organizations during this season of giving." read more.

ABCD: Join Our Team of Early Childhood Professionals! 

Bay State Banner
Posted by ABCD Public Information 12/30/2014

"Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. (ABCD) Head Start and Children’s Services programs serve low-income children and their families, offering a variety of early childhood education, health, and case management services at sites throughout Boston and now serving Malden, Everett, Medford and surrounding towns." read more. 

Social Studies: Fabulous fetes of ’14 

by Erica Corsano - Boston Herald
Posted by ABCD Public Information 12/27/2014

by Erica Corsano, Boston Herald

"Saying goodbye to another year prompted me to look back at 2014’s best nonprofit events and galas." read more.

Action for Boston Community Development, Inc., announces fuel assistance program 

Wicked Local West Roxbury
Posted by ABCD Public Information 12/16/2014

Wicked Local West Roxbury

"Action for Boston Community Development, Inc., is grateful to announce the beginning of the fuel assistance program as part of the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)." read more.

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