Greater Newburyport Nonprofits to Post Needs on VolunteerMatch.org

September 10, 2016

Social service agencies in Greater Newburyport have agreed to post their volunteer opportunities on VolunteerMatch.org. This website lets prospective volunteers search listings by geography and interest area and gives a little background on each organization posting opportunities. You can register on the site to get periodic email updates or just search their listings when you find you […]

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Stuff the Bus Diaper Drive

September 10, 2016

Child abuse has been linked to babies who won’t stop crying because they have painful diaper rash caused by diapers being changed infrequently. Yet 1 in 3 parents struggle to afford diapers for their children. You can help by donating diapers before September 24. Drop off locations include Newburyport Library,  City Hall and Senior Center as […]

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Jay Ash Spoke on Affordable Housing as an Approach to Income Inequality

August 31, 2016

Jay Ash, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, kicked off the Monthly Local Poverty Matters speaker series with a talk on affordable housing as an approach to income inequality. Secretary Ash is responsible for directing and executing Governor Charlie Baker’s agenda on housing and community development, job creation, business development, […]

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Cocktail Competition Event to Benefit Pennies for Poverty

August 29, 2016

NEWBURYPORT, MA, August 29, 2016 – Five local restaurants will compete for “Best Cocktail” in a fundraising event to be held on September 25th from 2:00-5:00 pm, with the proceeds going to benefit the nonprofit, Pennies for Poverty: 2 Cents 4 Change. Participants will taste samples and vote for their favorite signature cocktail from local […]

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