Life presents its challenges and we are not always ready for them. They can knock us down or off balance creating stress, fear, depression, and even isolation. We hope our website will get you started on the road to finding support, relief, and hope. Our resources cover the elderly, children, low income, homelessness, and losing a loved one.
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Our Latest Projects
Thank You for Supporting Our 6th Annual Resource & Volunteer Fair!
Thank you all for coming out and supporting our 6th annual Fair. We greatly appreciate it. This was our best one yet! And there was so many connections made.
Save the Date! Fall Fundraiser
Join Masterpiece Art Bar for a fun time and to help THOSE WHO CAN FOR THOSE IN NEED raise money to support this grassroots nonprofit!
October 15th: Autism Speaks Walk
Autism Speaks Walk is powered by the love of parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, relatives and support providers for people with autism. With every step you take and every dollar you raise, you help enhance lives today and accelerate a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow.
Event Date: October 15th
Location: Boston Common
Time: 9:00 AM
November 19th and 20th: 2017 Ruderman Inclusion Summit
We are part of a big group of co-promoters of the 2017 Ruderman Inclusion Summit. And Those Who Can, For Those In Need will be attending this unique event. This historic event will bring together over 1,000 attendees and top speakers from around the world. Make sure to grab your tickets before they sell out! goo.gl/hYTN3o Hope to see you there!
Event Date: November 19th and 20th
Location: Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center, Boston, MA
Price: $175 per ticket
Discussions with Parents
Come to four Parents Forum meetings, held twice a month for two months, led by parenting educators. Learn simple strategies for managing day-to-day emotional challenges… and most family issues have to do with emotions! When you learn, your child learns.
Event Date: Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 6:15 – 7:45 PM
Location: Winthrop Public Library
Sign up at Meetup.com – “Winthrop Parents Forum”
Volunteer Opportunity from Mystic Valley Elder Services: Volunteer Money Managers make a positive difference for those in need! Mystic Valley Elder Services, the local agency that supports the well being and independence of elders, adults with disabilities, and caregivers is looking for Volunteer Money Managers. Volunteer Money Managers help low-income elders and adults living with disabilities by visiting them at home on a regular basis to assist them with bill paying tasks including paying monthly bills and maintaining the check register. The commitment is 2-6 hours a month, for a minimum of a year. Volunteer Program Manager Lauren Reid can be reached at (781) 388-2382 for more information or to set up an interview.
Volunteer Opportunity for Housing Families: Visit their website for more details!
A Great Volunteer Opportunity: Circle Home, Inc. is a home health and hospice agency. We are seeking volunteers 18 years and up for a variety of needs from visiting and companionship, to special projects, to administrative support. We serve families in the Greater Lowell, Greater Lawrence and Southern New Hampshire areas. We provide extensive training, mentoring and support. Volunteers are asked to commit to 2-4 hours per week for a minimum of one year. For more information about the positions available and upcoming training sessions, please contact Hospice Volunteer Services Coordinator, Heather Merrill at heather.merrill@CircleHomeHealth.org or 978-459-9343 ext. 85825.
My Brother’s Table will be collecting now through December 22nd new hats, gloves, scarves, socks and sweaters. They will wrap the items and distribute to guests on Christmas Day. For more information about this wonderful way of giving, please call 781-595-3224. www.mybrotherstable.org.
Children’s Friend and Family Services seeks volunteer mentors ages 21 and older to be matched with one youth mentee from the North Shore. Youth are between the ages of 5 and 18, and as a mentor you would meet every week for at least two hours to establish a one-to-one relationship that over a year’s time matures into a genuine, caring friendship. Our mentors – like the individuals and families we serve – come from a variety of backgrounds and professions. Whether it’s taking a walk in the park, watching a movie, cooking or just talking on the phone – when you take time out of your day to enrich the life of a child, you’re making a real difference. Our current program waitlist has 29 youth, there is a significant need! If you are interested or would like to know more, please visit http://childrensfriend.net/services/youth-mentoring/ or contact Samantha Alves, Director of Youth Mentoring at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 978-219- 1528.
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Why we are needed.
People slip through the cracks for many reasons.
No matter your circumstances or income, life throws us curve balls. One moment things are fine, the next you are struggling.
What we achieve.
Connecting those in need with those who can help.
With an annual life issues resource fair, this website and a printed directory (coming) we help people find vital services and/or volunteer opportunities in their communities.
What you can do.
Volunteer, make a donation, or both.
Local non-profits are challenged by budgets and resources. They can use your help. You can make a difference right where you live.