February Social Meeting
Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 6:30 PM
Dillon’s, 955 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02115 (Back Bay)
Join us on Thursday, November 5 for our February Social Meeting!
Agenda and more details coming soon.
MBTA Directions: 4 minute walk from Hynes (Green Line B, C, D) or 9 minute walk from Copley (All Green Lines)
Prison Book Program (Sign Up)
Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
United First Parish Church, 1306 Hancock St., Quincy, MA
“Prison Book Program mails books to people in prison to support their educational, vocational and personal development and to help them avoid returning to prison after their release. We also aim to provide a quality volunteer experience that introduces citizens to issues surrounding the American prison system and the role of education in reforming it.”
Join us in organizing book requests from prisoners at the Prison Book Program!
Stay tuned for more details about a Kiwanis social to follow this service project!
MBTA Directions: 2 minute walk across Adams-Hancock Green from Quincy Center (Red Line – Braintree)
Parking Directions: Some street parking available. Municipal Lot at 1 Dennis Ryan Pkwy, Quincy (4 minute walk away) or President’s Place Garage at 44 Saville Ave, Quincy (4 minute walk away).
Room to Grow (Sign Up)
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 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)
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 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.
MBTA Directions: 2 minute walk from Stony Brook (Orange Line)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
Monday, January 16, 2017 at 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139
We will be helping to coordinate the hands-on volunteer activities during the day of service! You will also have time to participate in the project. The activities benefit various organizations throughout Cambridge. Please invite your friends and also consider bringing some items to donate (children’s books, non-perishable food items, winter clothes, toiletries). Please sign up ASAP so we can get a head count!
MBTA Directions: 5 minute walk up Mass. Ave from Central Square (Red Line)