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ABCD limits services, temporarily closes centers due to COVID-19 (Cambridge)

During the escalating threat of COVID-19 and the State of Emergency in Massachusetts, Action for Boston Community Development — a Boston nonprofit — continues to serve “those most in need” in a way that can help protect the health and safety of clients and staff. In coordination with the suggestion to practice social distancing, ABCD has temporarily closed all neighborhood…

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ABCD limits services, temporarily closes centers due to COVID-19 (Needham)

During the escalating threat of COVID-19 and the State of Emergency in Massachusetts, Action for Boston Community Development — a Boston nonprofit — continues to serve “those most in need” in a way that can help protect the health and safety of clients and staff. In coordination with the suggestion to practice social distancing, ABCD has temporarily closed all neighborhood…

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Press Release – ABCD’s response to the COVID-19 crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2020 CONTACT:  Cherrelle Norris  617.455.7212 cherrelle.norris@bostonabcd.org ABCD LIMITS SERVICES AND TEMPORARILY CLOSES CENTERS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 ABCD CONTINUES TO PROVIDE THE MOST VULNERABLE POPULATION WITH EMERGENCY SERVICES DURING THE COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) CRISIS (BOSTON, MA) – During the escalating threat of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the State of Emergency in Massachusetts, ABCD continues to fulfill our commitment…

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ABCD Ready to Help with Heating Assistance

Kathy Tobin of ABCD talks about its fuel assistance program and how to apply. Home heating assistance is critical during these cold winter months. Although the temperatures haven’t been that low this season, a cold house can still be uncomfortable and dangerous for families, elders and children. Watch the video below to learn more about ABCD Fuel Assistance and how to apply….

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PRESS RELEASE: ABCD Urges Families in Need to APPLY Now for Heating Assistance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2020 Months of winter cold ahead put Massachusetts’ most vulnerable low-income elders, children, and families at serious risk 20,000 households statewide are already out of home heating oil and will be left in the cold without more help ABCD urges residents in need to APPLY NOW! CONTACT: Cherrelle Norris: 617.455.7212 (mobile) Lee Phenner: 339.368.1140 (mobile) (BOSTON,…

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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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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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