Gay for Good Boston is a volunteer group that organizes monthly events that allow you to volunteer your time, while meeting like minded individuals from the local LGBTQ community.
Next month on Saturday, September 9th G4G Boston will work with the Emerald Necklace Conservancy at the Shattuck picnic grove alongside MIT students and UC Santa Cruz alumni to help remove invasive plants and cleaning up litter.
All volunteers should come wearing long pants and closed toe shoes to avoid ticks and poison ivy . You are encouraged to bring water, snacks and sunscreen. Note that only 10 volunteers are needed so RSVP while space remains.
For more information visit their Facebook page: Gay for Good Boston.
I routinely publish volunteering opportunities from the Boston Chapter of Gay for Good. but recently realized it had been several months since I last gave this group a shout out. G4G, as I like to refer to them, may be the perfect option for you if you’re looking to meet people or would like to volunteer but cannot commit to a particular charity. Each month, Gay For Good Boston selects a different non-profit to donate time for a community service project and they arrange all the logistics. There is no money required and anyone willing to give their time and energy are welcome, but note that most opportunities fill quickly.
Save the date for these upcoming volunteering projects by G4G:
- Monday, August 21 – Boston Living Center
- Saturday, September 9 – Emerald Necklace
- Saturday, September 16 – Boston Harbor Islands
- Saturday, October 14 – Boston Harbor Islands
If this sounds like a group you would like to learn more about, I encourage you to link here to join the organization. You will receive regular notifications about upcoming volunteering opportunities.
Join Gay for Good Boston
To learn more, e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Boston chapter of Gay for Good next project will be on Saturday, March 11th to support Generations Inc. a non-profit that pairs senior adults with non literate proficient children in the Boston metro area. The adults read with children to strengthen their literacy skills.
15 volunteers are needed so register quickly before it fills
Gay for Good will be constructing the book covers that will be used by the participants of the programs – highlighting challenging words and descriptions of the plot in keeping with the themes of their education program. There will be plenty of construction paper and glue to complement your imagination.
For more details and to register link here!
Join the Boston chapter of Gay for Good this Saturday, February 4th as they help AIDS Action Committee’s Boomerangs sort through clothes donations at there warehouse in Dedham. Volunteers are asked to wear comfortable clothes and shoes, and wear a few layers as it could be chilly in the warehouse. Parking is available in front of the building.
For more information visit their event page on Facebook and be sure to sign up.
Gay for Good Boston Boomerang’s
The Boston Chapter of Gay for Good has several volunteering opportunities coming up in December. These group volunteering opportunities include several ways you can help with the Toys for Joys event in early December.
There is no money required and anyone willing to give their time and energy are welcome, but note that most opportunities have a limited number of slots and they fill quickly.
Monday, December 5, 6:00 – 8:00 PM in Back Bay
Toys for Joys Wagon Build at 351 Boylston Street
Tuesday, December 6, 6:00 – 8:00 PM in Back Bay
Toys for Joys Wagon Build at 351 Boylston Street
Friday, December 9, 12 Noon – 3:00 PM
Toys for Joys Set Up at Revere Hotel (200 Stuart Street)
Friday, December 9, 5:30 – 10:30 PM
Toys for Joys at Revere Hotel (200 Stuart Street)
Join this amazing group for their annual outdoor project with the Emerald Necklace Conservancy on Saturday, September 10th from 10AM – 1PM. More details about the location and volunteering activities are on the RSVP page. So check it out and sign up before this opportunity fills to capacity.
Click Here For More Information and RSVP
Unfamiliar with Gay for Good Boston? They are part of a national organization that operates chapters in eleven cities across the United States. The Boston chapter is incredibly active and a LGBT group that I like to write about for those who may be looking to either give back or interested in meeting people and making new friends. Check’em out.
Gay for Good Boston has recently updated their spring events calendar. Are you looking for a way to meet people or to volunteer some of your time? Check out Gay for Good Boston and their series of programs scheduled for May and June.
Tuesday, May 10, 6:15 – 8:30 PM in Brighton: Cradles to Crayons at 155 North Beacon Street which is a 15 minute walk from Warren St stop on Green Line (B)
Sunday, May 15, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM in Brighton: FriendshipWalks at 640 Washington Street
Saturday, May 21, 9:00 – 1:00 in Jamaica Plain: Little Brothers, Friends of the Elderly at 3305 Washington Street accessible by the Orange Line Green Street MBTA station.
Sunday, June 5, 7:30 AM – 12 Noon at Hatch Shell: AIDS Action 5K Walk/Run which is near the Arlington Street stop on the Green Line or the Charles/MGH on the Red Line
Saturday, June 11, 10:45 AM – 2:30 PM in Back Bay: Boston Pride March join them for a second year as they march to raise awareness about Gay for Good.
For full details and to RSVP, please check their web site events page.
Helpful hint: If a project fills up, check back during the week of the event, as spaces frequently open up after G4G reconfirms rsvp’s.