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We love that you love the ease and flexibility of volunteering with your favorite community partners through Boston Cares. Our team works hard to deliver the Calendar, TeamWorks, Tech Goes Home and Allies for Immigrants for you. Your donation will keep us going for another year. Donate to our Annual Appeal today.

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Distribute Food at the American Red Cross Food Pantry 

Saturday, December 29

8:00 AM- 12:00 PM


The American Red Cross works to provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. The Boston Food Pantry provides a 3-day supply of emergency food to 4,500 low-income clients per month. Volunteers are needed to help distribute food to clients, prepare bags of perishable items for distribution, and pack food bags for the next distribution date. All volunteers are REQUIRED to wear sturdy shoes or sneakers. For safety reasons no open-open toed shoes or sandals will be allowed in the warehouse.



Judge a Citywide Debate Tournament for High School Students


Saturday, January 12

7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

and 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM


Volunteer judges listen to students, providing vital reinforcement for the notion that students have valuable ideas to contribute to society. After the debate, judges offer encouragement, share advice for the next round, and tell the tournament organizers who won.

With a student to judge ratio of only 4:1, this is a great opportunity to get some hands-on experience working directly with some amazing students.

No debate experience is necessary to be an effective judge.



Serve Lunch at the Boston Living Center 

Thursday, January 3

9:30 AM - 2:30 PM


Help prepare and serve a delicious meal for members and friends! Please be prepared to help with tasks ranging from serving meals to washing dishes. No kitchen experience required!

A healthy warm meal is provided to volunteers. Volunteers are required to wear hats (if you do not bring a hat you will be supplied with one) and should not wear open-toed shoes or tank tops.


Allies for Immigrants: ESOL Corps Training


Saturday, January 26

9:30 AM - 1:00 PM


Allies for Immigrants volunteers are a part of a network of volunteers who share a passion for enhancing English skills for adult learners. Corps volunteers deepen their community engagement by committing to serve a minimum of twice a month through the Corps and attending skill building opportunities throughout the program year.

Help Lead MLK Day Projects!

MLK Day is coming up on January 21st and we need your help!


On MLK Day, we bring 600 volunteers together to create tools to support local immigrants and refugees. Volunteers will create English journals, conversation games, and vocabulary and citizenship flashcards for organizations for immigrant and refugee families learning English and preparing for the citizenship exam. New this year, volunteers will also create magnetic lapdesks and phonetics kits for beginners who may not be literate in their native languages.


We need volunteers to help us lead the volunteer projects this day! Volunteer Leaders are essential in helping the day to run smoothly and will be placed at a station to lead groups through the projects. We will be holding a training for leaders on January 10th from 6:00-7:30PM where we will walk you through the projects in preparation for the day. Volunteer leaders will be needed on January 21st from 8:15am-3:00pm.

Please email Allegra Marra by clicking below to sign-up or for more information!


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