What would you do if you couldn’t call 911?

Dear ATASK Friends, In these challenging times, we need your help more than ever. Despite losing some vital federal funding, we are still determined to deliver the same level of services to our clients, who inspire us with their desire to overcome domestic violence. Asking for help is not always easy. Many of us take […]

Grad Bag Volunteer Opportunities

Grad Bag Volunteer Opportunities

Hi Neighbors! I am working for Grad Bag – a non-profit that collects gently used college supplies and upcycles them them to give to first generation college students. This summer I will be based at the wonderful Temple Shalom sorting and packaging the donations. I will post dates starting next week – just wanted to […]

GELF Benefit Dinner: Save the Date!

GELF Benefit Dinner: Save the Date!

Join us for the Jennifer Price Global Leadership Education Fund (GELF)  Benefit Dinner Saturday, April 1 :: 6:30 pm :: Newton North High School Tickets are not only a great holiday gift, but also a great way to wrap up your charitable giving for 2016. And if you buy before February 18, 2016, you’ll get […]

Understanding Our Differences Spring Benefit

Understanding Our Differences Spring Benefit

Save the Date Spring Benefit Celebrating Our Differences Sunday, April 2, 2017 3:30 – 6:00 p.m. Community Rowing, Brighton Details and invitation to follow. We are very pleased to welcome and honor our keynote speaker Mayor Setti Warren with UOD’s Leadership Award at this special event celebrating inclusive communities. We will also honor Jen Price, […]

Help BC Grad Set Record: highest altitude soccer game in history

Jacqui Hannon

Jacqui Hannon, Boston College graduate, is asking for your help. she wants to help set a record with Equal Playing Field to play the highest altitude football (soccer) game in history. In June,  a group of women, from around the world, and she will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa and playing the world’s highest […]

Williams Elementary School Auction!

Williams Elementary School Auction!

Our auction date is fast approaching! The Williams Auction opens for bidding on January 28, 2017 at 8:00 AM EST. Our goal this year is to raise $20,000 to support our elementary school. Our PTO funds numerous programs not covered by the Newton school system such as Creative Arts & Sciences, Child Abuse Prevention programs, […]

Soccer Ball Drive for Refugee Program

Soccer Ball Drive for Refugee Program

One of our Valeo players and his family are working with Boston Families for Refugee Support (BFFRS) in conjunction with NuDay Syria and would like any support you may be able to offer. BFFRS and NuDay Syria aim to provide humanitarian aid to mothers and children living in refugee camps throughout Europe. Soccer is a beloved […]

5 Ways to Give with the Whole Family

5 Ways to Give with the Whole Family

The Joy of Giving: 5 Ways to Give with the Whole Family By Simone Mets, author of Very Christmas  Each year, we are teased earlier and earlier of the impending holiday season.  Then suddenly, time flies, and, as if by magic, we find ourselves right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of it […]

Newton City Wide Food Drive: Volunteer and Donate

Newton City Wide Food Drive: Volunteer and Donate

Dear Residents, The 4th Annual City-Wide Food Drive for Newton families is currently running through December 28th. 1 in 8 households in Newton survives on less than $25,000 in annual income. Newton’s four food pantries provide an invaluable service to our community by serving over 1,500 of our residents in one month. You can help […]

Newton At Home: Volunteer for Winter Buddies

Newton At Home: Volunteer for Winter Buddies

AS ARCTIC AIR SETS IN, NEWTON AT HOME LAUNCHES ANNUAL WINTER BUDDIES PROGRAM  Winter can have significant effects on older adults. Slippery sidewalks, freezing cold temperatures and snow make it difficult to move comfortably and safely around town. Many feel a sense of isolation being in their homes for long periods of time. That’s where […]