Category: Press Release

ABCD ADOPT A FAMILY NEEDS YOUR HELP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 29, 2018 Contact Lee Phenner Cell: 339.368.1140    abcd calls on families, organizations, and companies to “adopt a family” this holiday season Make the season bright for children, families, and seniors in need   (BOSTON, MA) – Too many Greater Boston families will face a bleak holiday season unless compassionate neighbors reach out. The need is huge. Right…

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State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Honored at ABCD Community Heroes Celebration

On October 26, ABCD held its annual Community Heroes Celebration. This fundraising event pays tribute to the agency’s volunteers, people who make a world of difference in the lives of the most vulnerable among Boston’s diverse neighborhoods. The hero for the ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) site was none other than the North End’s…

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Doc Rivers Q&A: The Clippers Coach Speaks on Sacrifice and the Value of Giving Back

by Justin Barrasso   Glenn “Doc” Rivers is the head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers but is best known for his work guiding the Boston Celtics to an NBA championship in 2008. Behind the scenes, Rivers’s humanitarian work with Boston’s ABCD anti-poverty group over the past decade has played a tremendous role in the group’s ability to impact the city’s youth…

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Grammy & Tony Award Winner Leslie Odom Jr. of Broadway’s Hamilton Headlines ABCD’s Community Heroes Celebration “In It Together!”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                   CONTACT: October 9, 2018                                                           …

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COACH DOC RIVERS AND COACH BRAD STEVENS HOST 8 TH ANNUAL ABCD HOOP DREAMS AT TD GARDEN

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August, 7 2018 Contact Colneth Smiley Desk: 617.348.6224 Cell: 617.872.9435 colneth.smiley@bostonabcd.org   Coach Doc Rivers and Coach Brad Stevens host 8 th Annual ABCD Hoop Dreams at TD Garden Boston Businesses Play B-ball to Benefit Programs for Boston’s At-risk Youth Boston Sportswriter Bob Ryan moderates private Q & A with Doc & Brad   (BOSTON, MA)…

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ABCD’S MOBILE HOMELESS OUTREACH TEAM FUNDING EXTENDED – BUT ONLY THROUGH APRIL

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 01, 2018 Contact: Colneth Smiley Jr.  O: 617.348.6224    C: 617.872.9435   The organization is working with city, state & federal officials to save the only mobile unit serving the homeless population in Malden, Medford and Everett   ABCD announced today that short-term financial support will keep its Mystic Valley Mobile Homeless Outreach Team (MHOT) operating…

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HUNDREDS OF ABCD HEAD START CHILDREN CELEBRATE ON BOSTON COMMON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY HUNDREDS OF ABCD HEAD START CHILDREN CELEBRATE ON BOSTON COMMON WHAT: An estimated 2,500 children (ages 3 to 5 years-old) gather to celebrate the end of the year andstart of summer with field day activities and a resource fair for Head Start families, friends and supporters.     WHERE: Around the Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common     WHEN: Friday, June 2, 10 a.m. to NOON…

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COACH DOC RIVERS RETURNS TO BOSTON! ABCD’S 7TH ANNUAL HOOP DREAMS AT TD GARDEN

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Colneth Smiley ABCD Desk: 617.348.6224 colneth.smiley@bostonabcd.org or Courtney Mercier TD Garden Desk: 617.571.8680 cmercier@tdgarden.com   Coach Doc Rivers Returns to Boston! ABCD’s 7th Annual Hoop Dreams at TD Garden   Celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens, Attorney General Maura Healey & Others Participate in Corporate Fundraiser for ABCD’s WorkSMART Initiative to Keep Teens in School  …

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THE HEART OF HUMANITY

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2017 Contact Colneth Smiley Desk: 617.348.6224 Cell: 617.872.9435 colneth.smiley@bostonabcd.org   ABCD’s Community Heroes Celebration The Heart of Humanity Inducting into the ABCD Hall of Fame U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey & MA State Rep. Byron Rushing Lifetime Achievement Award  – J. Keith Motley, PhD Featured Speaker – Michael Tubbs, Mayor of Stockton, California Performances…

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SUPPORTING OUR FELLOW CITIZENS RECOVERING IN PUERTO RICO

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   October 6, 2017  Action for Boston Community Development Supporting Our Fellow Citizens Recovering in Puerto Rico Accepting Monetary Donations, Clothing & Non-Perishables To Assist in Relief/Rebuilding Efforts   As the island and U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico slowly recovers from the devastation left behind by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Action for Boston Community Development announces its efforts…

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