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Thank you to those that volunteered: Melissa Kemp, Amy Nichols, Maxine Jonas, Helene Karcher, and Ben Cosgrove (and Elissa).  Here are some photos!
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Revision as of 09:32, 2 May 2006

For current website see begradboard.mit.edu

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.




Past Events


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

Our group was assigned to the MIT side of the Charles, between the Mass Ave Bridge and the Longfellow. We had a lot of fun making the Charles clearner and found some interesting trash!

Thank you to those that volunteered: Melissa Kemp, Amy Nichols, Maxine Jonas, Helene Karcher, and Ben Cosgrove (and Elissa). Here are some photos!



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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