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CDC, Horizons for Homeless Children partner

The teachers and families of the The Center for the Development of Children (CDC) recently partnered with Horizons for Homeless Children to assist those in need. The mission of Horizons for Homeless Children is to improve the lives of young homeless children in Massachusetts and help their families succeed by providing high-quality early education, opportunities...
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St. Dunstan’s cares for the homeless

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter With the weather turning bitterly cold, extra attention should be given to the needs of the homeless in Boston and surrounding communities. This week, St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church used its Dover Unplugged night to help care for these people by packaging over 140 backpacks full of supplies they need...
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Dover Unplugged assembling Care Kits

Dover Unplugged is hosting an evening for community service on Friday, December 6, to prepare 150 Care Kits for clients of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. The Care Kits will include knit hats, fleece gloves, socks, hand warmers, writing journals, personal care products, snacks and a handwritten holiday card. The Care Kits will be...
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This Old Town: A Crisis of Homelessness

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A recent article in The Boston Globe told of Arlington town officials who were unhappy to discover that the state transportation department had installed two rows of metal spikes underneath a Route 2 bridge to keep homeless people from sleeping under the structure and asked they be removed. The bridge crosses the...
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Full Circle comes to Needham

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In spite of the rain, 150 people assembled on Needham Town Common on Saturday to volunteer at Circle of Hope’s third annual event, Full Circle. Throughout the morning, children and their parents visited six stations, where they completed activities meant to help homeless individuals in Greater Boston. Full Circle’s creator, Clair Windsor, designed...
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