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Encouraging citizen participation in government and public policy with occasional posts from the Governor of Massachusetts

Category Archives: Volunteerism & Service

Haiti Earthquake Resources and Opportunities to Help Posted on Jan 14

Haiti Earthquake Resources and Opportunities to Help

Governor Patrick and his administration have been working with the federal government and our local partners to determine what we can do to assist our vibrant Haitian community during this very tragic time. The federal government is working to identify the specific needs that exist   …Continue Reading Haiti Earthquake Resources and Opportunities to Help

Governor and Commonwealth Corps Prepare Donations for the Holidays Posted on Nov 23

Governor and Commonwealth Corps Prepare Donations for the Holidays

Posted by: Cynthia Orellana Commonwealth Corps Coordinator Last Friday, over 50 Commonwealth Corps members, Alums and program partners from the eastern side of the state joined Governor Patrick and an additional 50+ community volunteers for a holiday- themed service project hosted by City Year. Corps   …Continue Reading Governor and Commonwealth Corps Prepare Donations for the Holidays

Governor volunteers at the Greater Boston Food Bank – How will you get involved this winter? Posted on Nov 17

Governor volunteers at the Greater Boston Food Bank – How will you get involved this winter?

Posted by: Elizabeth Clay, Director of Grassroots Governance This morning I had the opportunity to join Governor Patrick, Secretary Greg Bialecki, fellow state employees and young people from Boston’s Year Up Program volunteering at the Greater Boston Food Bank, sorting cans of food to be   …Continue Reading Governor volunteers at the Greater Boston Food Bank – How will you get involved this winter?

It’s National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week! Get Involved! Posted on Nov 17

It’s National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week! Get Involved!

  Posted by: Liz Curtis, Executive Director, Massachusetts Interagency Council on Housing  and Homelessness Each year the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness sponsor National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week. As we lead up to Thanksgiving we   …Continue Reading It’s National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week! Get Involved!

National Day of Service and Remembrance Posted on Sep 11

National Day of Service and Remembrance

Deval Patrick Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Governor’s Bio Today, I am remembering the sons and daughters of our Commonwealth and the thousands of others who were lost eight years ago in the tragedy of September 11th, 2001. That day, forever etched in our collective   …Continue Reading National Day of Service and Remembrance