News Service Category: Essentials

ABCD spells chance to change lives for the better

There’s a saying that is often attributed to Gandhi — that a society is best judged by how it treats the people who have the least — the homeless, jobless, working poor, immigrant communities, seniors, families and children. For more than half a century, Action for Boston Community Development — or ABCD — has taken their antipoverty mission and message…

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ABCD Adopt a Family Needs Your Help

Action for Boston Community Development is reaching out to families, organizations and companies who want to help children, families and seniors in need this holiday season by adopting a family! It’s a way for you and your loved ones or colleagues to experience the spirit of giving and truly make a difference for others. The need is huge. Right now…

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Family Resource Center Prepares More than 300 Kids for School


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 temporarily extended


Funding for homeless outreach is running on empty


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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Budget cut may force shut down of local homeless outreach team


Baker safeguards women’s health funding — just in case


Heating Assistance Program’s Funds Could Run Dry