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ABCD Community Heroes Celebration brings over a thousand people together to celebrate community volunteers

On Friday, November 8th, ABCD held its annual Community Heroes Celebration (CHC) at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. Over a thousand people from all sectors, including business, government and not for profit, and people from different communities gathered in the hotel’s Grand Ballroom for a night of celebration and comradery. Emceed by WCVB’s Karen Holmes Ward, the CHC highlighted the…

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EBNHC’s Joanna Cataldo Named ABCD Community Hero

East Boston native and longtime East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) employee Joanna Cataldo was recently honored at ABCD’s (Action for Boston Community Development) annual Community Heroes Celebration. Cataldo and others from Boston’s neighborhoods were honored for their work in their respective communities at the annual gala that was held on Nov. 8, at Boston Marriott Copley Place. The event…

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ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center Receives Turkey Donations

The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) gratefully acknowledges Greg and Caryn Antonelli of GTA Landscaping; Steven Colarusso of Antonio’s Cucina Italiana in the West End; Al and Maryann Giorgio of La Famiglia Giorgio’s; and Mary Guarino and the team at Church on the Hill for turkey donations. READ MORE


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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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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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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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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