Category: Press Release

ABCD Honors Five 50-Year Partnerships at November Gala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 10, 2019                                   CONTACT: Cherrelle Norris 617.348.6224 (office) 617.455.7212 (mobile) Lee Phenner 339.368.1140 (mobile)           ABCD Community Heroes Celebration to Honor Five 50-Year Partnerships that have served millions of low-income people in Greater Boston Marking a rare collaboration, ABCD honors Associated…

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ABCD’s 22nd Annual Field of Dreams Benefit Set for June 18th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 10, 2019                                   CONTACT: Joe Halpern 617.348.6236 office) 781.572.0755 (mobile) Lee Phenner 339.368.1140 (mobile)           ABCD’s 22nd Annual Field of Dreams Benefit Set for June 18th Partnering with the World Series Champion Boston Red Sox & corporate sponsors, money…

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ABCD urges Baker administration to release full $30 million in fuel assistance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT:  Cherrelle Norris  617.348.6224(office) 617.455.7212 (mobile)              ABCD urgently calls on Governor Baker’s administration to release the full $30 million in fuel assistance as promised In a surprise turnaround, the Baker administration will impound majority of funds, putting tens of thousands of the most vulnerable low income households at risk  …

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ABCD Calls on Governor, Legislature for Fuel Assistance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             Contact: Cherrelle Norris 617.455.7212   With bitter cold blanketing Mass., ABCD Calls on Governor, Legislature, to provide $30 Million for Fuel Assistance Tens of thousands of low-income families, seniors at risk as bitter cold hits state; many have used up their heating benefits   (BOSTON, MA) — Action for Boston Community Development joins fellow community…

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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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