Local Poverty Matters Group to Address the Salvation Army’s Anti-Poverty Work

April 8, 2015

The Local Poverty Matters Study Group has invited Lt. Jeffrey Brunelle, Commanding Officer of the Newburyport Branch of the Salvation Army, to come and inform us about their extensive and comprehensive anti-poverty activities on Wednesday, May 6, from 7-8PM in the basement classroom of the First Religious Society Church, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport. Lt. Brunelle […]

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Your Online Vote for Pennies from April 1 to April 30 = More Fresh Fruit, Vegetables and Fish for Neighbors in Need

March 24, 2015

Pennies for Poverty has been selected to participate in The Provident Bank’s annual OUR COMMUNITY, YOUR E-VOTE campaign, which lets the community decide how to allocate $20,000 set aside for non-profit organizations. Help us provide more fresh fruits, vegetables and fish to neighbors in need in Newburyport and surrounding towns. The voting process is entirely […]

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Local Poverty Matters Addresses Housing…Mayor Holaday to Speak

March 22, 2015

Newburyport Mayor Donna Holaday will be the guest speaker at the next Local Poverty Matters Discussion Group on Wednesday April 1. Her topic will be “Newburyport’s Efforts to Increase our Low Income and Affordable Housing Numbers.” • What steps are in process by the City to ensure a diverse community? • How can our organization […]

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Local Poverty Matters to Focus on Emergency Assistance

February 9, 2015

This free discussion group on poverty in the Greater Newburyport area will meet on Wednesday evening, March 4, from 7-8 pm in the basement classroom of the First Religious Society Church (26 Pleasant Street). The topic in March is the “Family Stabilization and Emergency Assistance Program” established by Pettengill House and funded, in part, by […]

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