Month: November 2019

Giving thanks for all those who make Mass. a better place

In our land of plenty, too many go without the basic necessities like food and shelter. We don’t need statistics to say whether homelessness has increased or decreased — we see it all around us. The opioid crisis has exacerbated the problem. Bottom line is that we must do more. Even one homeless family is one too many Sadly, for…

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ABCD Community Heroes Celebration brings over a thousand people together to celebrate community volunteers

On Friday, November 8th, ABCD held its annual Community Heroes Celebration (CHC) at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. Over a thousand people from all sectors, including business, government and not for profit, and people from different communities gathered in the hotel’s Grand Ballroom for a night of celebration and comradery. Emceed by WCVB’s Karen Holmes Ward, the CHC highlighted the…

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Local [ABCD] Food Pantry Seeing Huge Spike


EBNHC’s Joanna Cataldo Named ABCD Community Hero

East Boston native and longtime East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) employee Joanna Cataldo was recently honored at ABCD’s (Action for Boston Community Development) annual Community Heroes Celebration. Cataldo and others from Boston’s neighborhoods were honored for their work in their respective communities at the annual gala that was held on Nov. 8, at Boston Marriott Copley Place. The event…

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ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center Receives Turkey Donations

The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) gratefully acknowledges Greg and Caryn Antonelli of GTA Landscaping; Steven Colarusso of Antonio’s Cucina Italiana in the West End; Al and Maryann Giorgio of La Famiglia Giorgio’s; and Mary Guarino and the team at Church on the Hill for turkey donations. READ MORE

ABCD Fuel Assistance discussed on Encuentro Latino TV

Officers Assigned to the Bureau of Community Engagement Honored at the 2019 ABCD Community Heroes Celebration

BPD in the Community: On Friday, November 8, 2019, Officers Nicole Grant and Jeffery Lopes, both assigned to the Boston Police Bureau of Community Engagement, were honored at this year’s ABCD Community Heroes Celebration at the Copley Marriott in the Back Bay. Both officers were humbled and grateful to receive a Community Hero Award for their ongoing efforts to build…

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Daymark Gives Back to Local Community

Daymark Solutions, a leading provider of information technology solutions, today announced that the company, together with its employees, have mobilized to support local charities bringing needed help to nearby communities. Daymark initiated this year’s giving back program by surveying employees about the non-profit organizations they felt were most deserving. This year, they have chosen to sponsor Action for Boston Community…

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Ad Executive Chairs Gala

Kelly Fredrickson of MullenLowe has been pretty busy. The president of Boston’s winningest ad agency seems to keep landing new clients, and she is orchestrating a headquarters move from downtown to the Seaport. Here’s one more responsibility for her: chairing the annual fund-raising gala for anti-poverty charity Action for Boston Community Development. The event takes place Friday at the Marriott Copley Place hotel and features actress/singer Audra…

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Buona Sera: An Evening with Friends

ABCD’s North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) 9th annual fundraising event Buona Sera: An Evening with Friends raised nearly $40,000 to aid low income and elderly residents of the North End and West End who turn to the center for assistance. For the seventh year in a row, Ron Della Chiesa of WGBH and the Boston Symphony Orchestra…

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