April Service Projects

Community Servings (Sign Up)

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 6:00 – 8:00 PM
18 Marbury Terrace, Jamaica Plain

Community Servings provides quality meals to people homebound with AIDS and other chronic illnesses.  The group of volunteers will package meals to be distributed the next day.  We can take up to 10 volunteers.  Please contact GBYPKiwanis@gmail.com with any questions.

Closest Public Transportation: Orange Line (Stony Brook)

New England Center and Home for Veterans (Sign Up)

Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 3:45 – 7:00 PM
17 Court St, Boston

We will be serving dinner at the New England Center and Home for Veterans.  Please see the volunteer guidelines on the sign up page.  Please contact GBYPKiwanis@gmail.com with any questions.

Closest Public Transportation: State St (Orange Line, Blue Line), Government Center (Green Line, Blue Line), Park St (Green Line, Red Line)

Room to Grow (Sign Up)

Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 3:00 – 5:00 PM
142 Berkeley St, Back Bay

We will be sorting, folding and organizing donation items at Room to Grow.  Room to Grow is dedicated to enriching the lives of babies born into poverty throughout their critical first three years of development. Parents are referred to Room to Grow by a network of prenatal programs assisting low-income families. Upon their referral, families visit Room to Grow’s warm and inviting space once every three months from just before the birth of the baby until their child turns three.  Please contact GBYPKiwanis@gmail.com with any questions.

Closest Public Transportation: Back Bay (Orange Line, Commuter Rail), Arlington (Green Line)

Kiwanis One Day at Boston Nature Center (Sign Up)

Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 9:00 AM to 12:00 PMRSVP on Facebook
Mass. Audubon Society’s Boston Nature Center, 500 Walk Hill St.

Saturday, April 2 is Kiwanis One Day, when Kiwanis Family Clubs around the globe will be out serving their communities together. We will be joined for this project by a couple local CKI clubs.

The Mass. Audubon Society’s Boston Nature Center is located just south of Franklin Park at 500 Walk Hill St. Parking is available on site, and it a short walk from the 21 or 31 bus from Forest Hills. Please see their website for more in depth driving and transit directions. Once people sign up, we may also be able to coordinate carpooling from various locations.

Our specific tasks that day will be determined by weather and site conditions but will include tasks such as trail work and restoration, pruning, invasive plant removal, clean-up of the play area, litter pick-up, or other activities. Volunteers should wear long sleeve shirts and pants and closed-toed shoes. They will provide tools and work gloves.

Closest Public Transportation: 21 or 31 Bus from Forest Hills to Morton St & Harvard St.

Parking Available on site.

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