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Gay for Good Boston – Young Achievers School

volunteeringBoston’s chapter of Gay for Good (G4G Boston for short) returns to the Young Achievers Science & Math School in Mattapan on Saturday, May 9th.  Volunteers can meet at 9:30 a.m. to help with planting, mulching, and other small projects around the school.  For those interested, plan to go out for lunch after.

WHEN        May 9th, starting at 9:30 a.m.
WHERE       Young Achievers Science & Math Pilot School
CONTACT   Art Nava / gayforgood-boston@googlegroups.com
RSVP            If you would like to join, please register (it’s free) here

G4G Boston is a wonderful group who organize and come together to volunteer in our community.  If you are new to the area or are looking to make friends, I’d recommend you check out their website and consider joining one of their upcoming programs. The group is very social and friendly.

Gay for Good Boston heads to The Greater Boston Food Bank

Gay for GoodAlthough it may seem like April is far away, the reality is that it will be here in just a couple of weeks and Boston’s chapter of Gay for Good is looking for volunteers to help them on Wednesday, April 8th from 5:30 – 8:30 pm at The Greater Boston Food Bank.  If you’d like to lend a helping hand you need to RSVP.  There is more information about this volunteering event on their website.

You will help inspect, sort, and pack food items for the Greater Boston Food Bank, and your effort will directly help local hunger relief agencies.  #PayItForward

Wednesday, April 8th from 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Greater Boston Food Bank at 70 S Bay Avenue, Boston
Link here to RSVP and or learn more about Gay for Good Boston

 

Gay for Good Boston 5th Anniversary

Gay for GoodThe Boston chapter of Gay for Good (G4G) is celebrating five years of volunteer work in the Boston community on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 5PM at the Rattlesnake Bar & Grill in the Back Bay (near Arlington T stop).

RSVP: G4G Boston Anniversary Party

 This is a great opportunity for anyone who may be making resolutions for the new year to “pay it forward” or give back to the community.  The G4G chapter is also wonderful if you are new to the area and/or are looking to make new friends. At the event you will have a chance to meet other active and new members and learn more about upcoming volunteer projects in 2015.

G4G will have a collection for Rosie’s Place; bring one of any of the following:

  • Adult hats, gloves, or scarves
  • Toiletries (unopened – travel or full size)
  • Canned goods (tuna, peanut butter, beans)
  • Coffee mugs

Complimentary appetizers, soft drinks, and coffee will be served from the menu of Poe’s Kitchen at the Rattlesnake. Cash bar for other beverages.

Gay for Good needs your help on Tuesday, Dec. 2nd

G4G BostonWith the holiday spirit of giving now in full swing I’m hoping that some of you will step forward to volunteer and help The Boston chapter of Gay for Good assemble the Toys for Joys, Inc. – T4J signature wagons in advance of their party.

Please help spread the word and share this post on FB and TwitterT4JVolunteers are needed Tuesday, December 2nd 6:30 – 8:30 pm

The assembly will take place at Parterre Garden Services which is located between Fresh Pond and Alewife at 67 Smith Place, #12 Cambridge, MA 02138.  For more details please visit the G4G Facebook event page.

Pay it forward with G4G Boston this Saturday

G4G BostonGay for Good Boston will help Urbanity Dance, a Boston-based contemporary dance company, move into their new studio space in the South End on Saturday, September 27th at 10:00 AM

Interested? More details here.

Gay for Good: Franklin Park Zoo June 28th

Gay for Good Boston Gay for Good Boston (G4G) will head to Boston’s Franklin Park Zoo later this month on Saturday, June 28th to help with the beautification of the park ahead of the zoo’s peak summer season. A lunch is planned immediately after at Doyle’s Cafe at 3484 Washington Street in JP.  If you are interested in joining this volunteer opportunity, you must register / RSVP.

RSVP for June 28th – Franklin Park Zoo Today

Gay for Good Boston aims to energize and mobilize the LGBT community by volunteering time to various social welfare and environmental service projects.  Gay for Good also has chapters in Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Los Angeles, Orange County, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle.  You can learn more about this organization by visiting here.

MLK Day of Service with Boston’s Gay for Good

MLK Day G4GIn just a couple of weeks the Boston chapter of Gay4Good will be working with the Human Rights Campaign and BAGLY (Boston Alliance of Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Youth) to help package gifts on Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Monday, January 20, 2014 from 11am – 2pm.  The donated contents  need to be packaged so they may be distributed to local homeless LGBT youth.

WHEN: Monday, January 20, 2014 from 11am – 2pm

WHERE:  BAGLY at 14 Beacon St, Suite 301 in Boston

If you want to do more or if you cannot join but would like to help you may access a gift registry on Amazon.com.  After you visit the Amazon wish list and are ready to check out choose the gift registry shipping address for John Affuso. 

MLK Day of Service Gift Registry Wish List

After volunteering, the group will grab a bite to eat.  For more information about the drive link here.