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Each year, Christmas in the City brings holiday magic to thousands of Boston-area kids and their families – kids and families who’ve been experiencing the uncertainty of homelessness and the stress of poverty. Our annual party for those living in homeless shelters is a spectacular, go-all-out holiday event that many kids tell us is the best day of their lives. We also “play Santa” to thousands of other children who live in poverty, and provide assistance throughout the year to help families successfully transition from homelessness to independent living.
Crossroads empowers youth to unlock their potential and positively impact the world.
At Crossroads, we believe that long-term empowerment programs plus consistent positive relationships are the keys to transforming youth who risk being defined by their past into young adults capable of defining their futures. Visit their website for volunteer opportunities.
A program was held recently to inspire students to continue the humanitarian work of the late Harry Katz of Duxbury. Students at Duxbury High School partnered with the Duxbury Senior Center and the Duxbury Interfaith Council to create the Humanity in Action program in honor of Harry Katz. To kick off the annual event, the program hosted guests from the International Institute of New England, a non-profit dedicated to creating opportunities for refugees and immigrants to succeed through resettlement, education, career advancement and pathways to citizenship.
Their mission is to create an inclusive environment to enable our growing population of senior citizens to lead independent and rewarding lives through advocacy and support, both physical and emotional, and to encourage seniors to use their talents, knowledge and experience for themselves and the benefit of the Duxbury community. Visit their website for volunteer opportunities.
Duxbury Student Union works with Cape Cod Cares for Troops on Saturday, November 24th packing holiday care packages for troops serving overseas. You'll meet military families, plenty of volunteers and absolutely be filled with holiday joy. It's always Thanksgiving weekend which is tough but bring the whole family & house guests and start a really cool tradition. You can stay all day or just a few hours. If interested, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your help makes a difference. More than 5,000 volunteers every year help Pine Street Inn provide shelter, housing and other crucial services to homeless men and women. Donations of time and talent help us continue the mission of ending homelessness. Visit their website for volunteer opportunities.
The mission of the food pantry is to lend a helping hand to those in Duxbury and the surrounding communities in need of food. St. Paul's donated the use of its teen meeting facility for the Food Pantry, which has been open since June, 2012.
Magical Moon is dedicated to young knights everywhere as they fight to be free of cancer.
It is also in loving memory of all our brave young knights who have passed to the Place Beyond Sadness. Visit the website to learn how you can volunteer.
The Plymouth Area Coalition for the Homeless, guided by a dedication to social justice and compassion,
strives to nurture and empower families and individuals seeking basic needs assistance by providing them the shelter, food, and educational resources necessary to reach their potential and independence.
NPH USA supports Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH, Spanish for "Our Little Brothers and Sisters"), which is raising more than 3,100 orphaned, abandoned, and disadvantaged boys and girls in Bolivia, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru. An additional 3,100 children who live outside the homes receive scholarships, meals and healthcare. NPH community outreach programs provided over 140,000 services in 2017.
In our 30 years, they've completed 58 homes in 21 towns, helping more than 102 adults and 200 children build a place to call home. South Shore Habitat for Humanity was founded in Norwell in 1986 as an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. We serve 35 cities and towns south and southwest of Boston. Help us change lives in all 35! Visit their website for volunteer opportunities.
A community based organization whose mission is to provide philanthropic support to local South Shore Massachusetts families that have been affected by unforeseen illness, accident or tragedy. Wicked Good Cause is a non-profit organization managed by a group of local woman who got together to put their time and resources to good use and we rely on the generosity of our community to help us achieve our mission. We are always looking for volunteers with various talents from hanging posters for a core team to being a Town Leader to joining one of our committees.