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Grassroots Fundraiser for Haiti, Feb 10

Come enjoy Victoria's Diner (1024 Mass Ave, Boston) on Wednesday evening starting at 6:00PM. Appetizers will be provided free of charge. Computer stations will be set up to donate to various charities providing aid to the relief effort in Haiti.

Sponsored by Grassroots Giving Group, a grassroots software/fundraising company. More co-sponsors to follow.

Come enjoy the food and drinks all while contributing to a wonderful cause.

Clinic for Haiti Earthquake Survivors, Feb 13


Codman Square Health Center is hosting a clinic for survivors of the earthquake in Haiti this Saturday, February 13, from 10am to 2pm.

Receive Health Care, Legal Resources, Social Service and School Registration Resources.

For more information call 617-822-8753. Click here to see the flyer.

Live Jazz Brunch, Feb 7

The Dot-2-Dot Cafe is having their first live jazz brunch this Sunday, Feb 7, featuring the Muse Stew Band, playing a mixture of jazz, Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and West African rhythms.

Enjoy brunch from 9:00am to 3:00pm and music from 12:00pm to 2:00pm.

For more information, you can check out www.dot2dotcafe.com.

What Are Your Kids Gonna Do During School Vacation?: GoKids Fun & Fitness

GoKids Boston FUN and FITNESS GoWeek Programs
Date: February 16th – 19th, 2010

We are very pleased to announce that GoKids Boston will be hosting yet another fantastic week of fun and fitness activities! All activities will take place at the GoKids Boston facility located on the campus of UMass Boston.

GoKids Boston is a state-of-the-art youth fitness center that is dedicated to keeping kids healthy through regular physical activity. We have the latest interactive “Xer Game” equipment such as Dance Dance Revolution, Expresso bikes, and Sportwall game walls. We also feature treadmills, arc trainer machines, and many other fitness options. In partnership with UMass Boston Athletics, we offer access to an Olympic-sized swimming pool, gymnasium, and outdoor recreation facilities. Participants will enjoy all of these activities in addition to cooking and healthy nutrition workshops, fitness demonstrations, and creative arts. >> Read More

Haiti Fundraiser at Stella, Jan 26

You are to invited to Stella on Tuesday the 26th for a one-night-only fundraiser for Haitian earthquake victims. 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm. All you can eat passed hor's deaureves by some of Boston best chefs -- and an open bar all night. 100% of money you give will go directly to Haiti (not just the proceeds from the event).

The suggested donation is $100 and please remember that your entire donation will go directly to Haiti! >> Read More

CSNDC Food Drive, Jan 22

Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation (CSNDC) is running a Food Drive through Friday, Jan 22 which will be delivered via Jet Blue. They will be accepting donations of food at CSNDC, 587 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 02124. Any food donation you can bring in by tomorrow, Friday, would be great.

Below is a list of most needed food items: >> Read More

Haiti January 2010: Post-Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation, Jan 23

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/01/haiti_six_days_later.htmlPresented by Boston-Haiti Health Support Team

Come participate in this training to help us all deal with the Earthquake in Haiti, whether you have family and friends who are affected or are a service provider. The training will be at the Great Hall, Codman Square Health Center, 6 Norfolk St, Dorchester, MA from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

Collaborative Goals and Objectives:
*Access to Information on the Ground
*Understanding Psychological Responses
(Short and long term)
*Identifying Vulnerable Groups
*Building Community Resources >> Read More

Haiti Updates

Do you need help locating family members in Haiti?
The State Department Operations Center has set up the following number for individuals seeking information about family members living in Haiti: 1-888-407-4747. Press zero (0) to speak to a customer service representative.

The White House is also directing people to www.whitehouse.gov for general information about this earthquake and relief efforts in Haiti.

Are you looking for a way to help?
The immediate need is for money that can be used by an established relief organization to best aid victims of the devastating earthquake. Visit www.interaction.org to get a list of credible responding organizations for international emergencies.
Reputable organizations include:
-Partners in Health: www.pih.org
-International Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org/ or donate $10 to be charged to your cell phone bill by texting "HAITI" to "90999."
-Catholic Relief Services: www.crs.org
-Mayor Thomas M. Menino has also estalished a Haitian Family Relief Fund at Bank of America where residents can make donations to support relief efforts for families in Boston who are affected by the earthquake. Donations can be made via The Fund for Boston Neighborhoods, Inc. at Boston City Hall or Bank of America branches in Boston. >> Read More

Go Vote! Jan. 19

Today is the special election vote to replace Senator Edward M. Kennedy in the U.S. Senate.

Your vote matters! So go out and VOTE

Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19th. Click here to find your local polling location.

Donate Flashlights and Batteries to Haiti

Mass Community Health Services (MCHS) will be hosting a "Light Drive For Haiti" at 1106 Main street, Suite 109, Brockton MA.

They will be taking flashlights, batteries, and money that they raise to help in the relief efforts in Haiti. Please bring in your donations to the MCHS office from 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. This is an ongoing effort.

For more info please call (508)427-6671 . >> Read More

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