Author: Connor Mattson

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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Neighborhood Service Center Raises $40,000 at Annual Buona Sera

ABCD’s North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC)’s 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 performed as the…

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In Roslindale, One Street Holds Both Sides of the Equation to Immigrant Advancement

“In a highly competitive retail space, there aren’t many independent [stores] anymore. They haven’t been able to survive with the likes of Walmart and Amazon,” said Jim McInnis, general manager and co-owner of Village Market. “But we’ve been here since 1997. One of the reasons we’ve been here for so long is because we’re involved in the community.” When ABCD…

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City Council Candidates Gather at Roxbury Forum

  All 12 candidates for at-large seats on the City Council who turned out for a forum at ABCD’s Thelma Burns Building in Grove Hall last Thursday said they would support measures to ensure a greater share of jobs and contracts in the city of Boston go to people of color and women. They were all in agreement about the…

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Asian American Civic Association rings in 52 years

The Asian American Civic Association (AACA) celebrated its “Their Courage to be New” gala on June 30 at the Spirit of Boston cruise ship. About 400 guests rang in 52 years of service. Social Justice Award recipient and ABCD president and CEO John Drew said, “Social justice to me means we’re all in this together.” Santander Bank was recognized as…

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On the Precipice of a Critical Clippers Season, Doc Rivers Takes a Trip to Boston

Doc Rivers is coming back to Boston. The current head coach of the Clippers, who signed 2019 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard in the most impressive offseason in the NBA, will return to the city in which he won his lone NBA title as he prepares to win another. Rivers will make the journey back for the annual Hoop Dreams charity event he…

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