Month: October 2020

ABCD North End/West End Center Has the Newest Cucina in the Neighborhood

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has prevented the ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center from offering its monthly celebrations and weekly Friday meals at its community drop-in center, the staff is putting a brand new kitchen to good use by cooking up and delivering meals.  ABCD built the gleaming new kitchen thanks to a generous grant from the City of…

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ABCD responds to housing and food needs

ABCD President/CEO John Drew talks about the organization’s crisis response to needs in housing and food, as well as the effects of the political stalemate in Washington over pandemic relief. WATCH NOW

Landlords, tenants unsure of what to expect after state’s eviction moratorium expired

Boston 25’s Crystal Haynes interviews ABCD Housing & Homelessness Prevention Director Anne Corbin and others who are navigating the end of the state’s eviction moratorium. Tens of thousands of Greater Boston residents may lose their homes as debt mounts and Washington fails to pass a COVID-19 relief package. WATCH NOW

ABCD President/CEO John Drew discusses the importance of fuel assistance for the coming winter with WBZ Radio

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Concerns grow as eviction proceedings resume amid the pandemic

BOSTON — Concerns are growing as eviction proceedings resume in Massachusetts amid the coronavirus pandemic. The state’s moratorium expired last weekend, which means proceedings in housing courts can now resume. WATCH NOW

ABCD Calls for More Money to Supply Families with Winter Heating Assistance

The winter season is fast approaching with temperatures getting colder by the day. ABCD President/CEO John Drew says the program still needs more money to help families in need.

Eviction proceedings to resume after state’s moratorium expires

ABCD Foreclosure Prevention client Caroline Sande fears losing her house after being laid off as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. WCVB-5’s Julie Lonchich spoke to her. JULIE: With that moratorium now expired, rents and mortgages are coming due and there is a real fear. Tonight, we introduce you to a family who know they could lose everything. Caroline knows…

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Life Science Cares Raises $605K for Greater Boston Nonprofits

Life Science Cares, a Cambridge-based nonprofit that provides human and financial resources to eliminate the impact of poverty in Greater Boston, this week announced it raised $605,000 to support end-of-year grant making to nonprofits providing basic human services, education, and economic sustainability programs. Addressing the organization’s annual Impact Breakfast, former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick said, “The line between business and…

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ABCD NE/WE NSC Community Food Program Provides Nourishing Boxes Of Groceries And Produce

Thanks to the collaboration and support of the Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) and Lovin’ Spoonfuls, the ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) is able to give out full boxes of produce, meat, eggs, and canned and frozen vegetables to those who would find some groceries helpful. Chronic diseases cause seven of every ten deaths each year…

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