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'''7th annual Charles River Clean Up:'''  Saturday, April 29th, 9:30am-12pm.   
Our group has been assigned to the MIT side of the Charles, between the Mass Ave Bridge and the Longfellow.  We will meet at the intersection of Mass Ave and Memorial Drive at 9am.  We will get free t-shirts, pick up trash along the river and all volunteers are invited to the Post Cleanup Celebration 12-1pm located on Soldiers Field Road in Brighton.
Our group has been assigned to the MIT side of the Charles, between the Mass Ave Bridge and the Longfellow.  We will meet at the intersection of Mass Ave and Memorial Drive at 9am.  We will get free t-shirts, pick up trash along the river and all volunteers are invited to the Post Cleanup Celebration 12-1pm located on Soldiers Field Road in Brighton.

Revision as of 12:09, 26 April 2006

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Welcome to the BE Board Community Service Wiki! We are currently planning some events and would greatly appreciate and consider any recommendations or ideas you may have. Please email Lisa Joslin, at joslin@mit.edu with your suggestions.




Future Events


7th annual Charles River Clean Up: Saturday, April 29th, 9:30am-12pm.

Our group has been assigned to the MIT side of the Charles, between the Mass Ave Bridge and the Longfellow. We will meet at the intersection of Mass Ave and Memorial Drive at 9am. We will get free t-shirts, pick up trash along the river and all volunteers are invited to the Post Cleanup Celebration 12-1pm located on Soldiers Field Road in Brighton.

In addition, to help support this event Wholefoods will donate 5% of sales from each Boston/Cambridge/Newton store on Tuesday April 25th to the Charles River Watershed Association. For a complete list of stores, and additional information please visit the BE Board link below.

Email joslin@mit.edu if interested! Thanks!!

For more info: http://www.charlesriverconservancy.org/get_involved/volunteer/CharlesRiverCleanUpCard20060130.pdf






Past Events


Bread and Jams Sunday Meal, 1/22/06. We helped prep food at St. James Church that was served to those in need in the Cambridge community. Thanks to the 14 BE members that came! It was very rewarding to meet some of their clients and see the difference that Bread and Jams makes!

For more information please visit their website: http://breadandjams.org/sunmeal.php






December 2005: Christmas in the City: It was a huge success. Thank you to everyone in BE that helped purchase a toy!

Here are some links on the coverage of the event:

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2005/12/19/volunteers_bring_joy_to_thousands/ http://news.bostonherald.com/localRegional/view.bg?articleid=117702 http://www.thebostonchannel.com/chronicle/5542573/detail.html

More information about Christmas in the City can be found at | www.christmasinthecity.org




BE Food Drive, Nov. 1st - Nov. 15th, 2005

Our goal was 1 can/item per person in the BE Division. We met and exceeded our goal with 317 donated items to benefit the Greater Boston Food Bank! This translated to 309 lbs and 237 meals that will be given troughout eastern Massachusetts. Thank you everyone that donated and made this a successful event! I would like to especially thank Maxine Jonas, Hyung-Do Kim, Kristen Nagle, Shan Wu and Amy Nichols for all of their donations and extra help!


Didn't get a chance to donate? You can still make an online donation! Please visit the following website for more information: http://www.gbfb.org/index.cfm?ver=f

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October 19th, Wednesday, 5-8pm, at Community Servings in Roxbury. We brought a group of four excited BE folks to prepare and package meals that will be delivered to individuals and families in the Boston area living with AIDS and other acute life-threatening illnesses.

We had a great time and look forward to working at Community Servings in the future!

For more information about this organization, please visit the following website: http://www.servings.org/index.htm





Thank you! Lisa--Your BE Board Community Service Chair.

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