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ABCD Seeks Toys, Clothing Donations

Chris Lovett of Boston Neighborhood Network News sits down with ABCD Executive Vice President/COO Sharon Scott-Chandler to discuss the need for toys to make the holidays bright for Boston’s children…


Volunteers Needed for Adopt a Family Program

A request for health this holiday season … Action for Boston Community Development, also known as ABCD, needs people to volunteer to adopt a family this year. To date, 129…


ABCD Community Heroes Celebration 2019

Save the date! Every day, extraordinary volunteers – ABCD’s Community Heroes – share their skills, time and compassion to light the way for Greater Boston’s most vulnerable children, youth, adults,…


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,…


Government Shutdown Shutting Some People Out of Food Assistance

“We don’t have any food right now … There’s no food in our house.” Family means everything to Yonealya Harris. She lives in Hyde Park with her three children and…


What happens when you can’t afford to stay warm?

From draping curtains to dressing in layers, Louise Peatfield is finding interesting ways to try to stay warm. An unseasonably cold fall and skyrocketing home heating costs have created a…


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…


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…


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…


Leslie Odom, Jr. headlines ABCD’s ‘In It Together’ event

by Maggie Kilgannon Leslie Odom Jr., who brought Aaron Burr to life as part of the original Broadway cast of “Hamilton,” was the guest speaker at ABCD’s Community Heroes Celebration…