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The Boston Chapter is continuing its effort to help brighten the lives of U.S. veterans living in Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Centers. We will again support “Valentines for Veterans” this February. Last year, our chapter provided more than 3,750 Valentines, artwork, and letters to nearly all VA Medical Centers in New England.

If you have children, grand kids, nieces and/or nephews, neighbors - this is an easy fun project they will love! Think about supplying your children’s classroom with valentine making items. Teachers are always very receptive to this program. For $5 in supplies, the kids will have a blast while making veterans smile with handmade cards, letters, or artwork.

For more information, please contact Chapter Community Service Committee members Ben Howe at benjaminrhowe@yahoo.com and Marcia Luciano at marcia.luciano@sao.state.ma.us.

Thank you to all who are participating!

 

 

The Chapter recently supported "My Brother's Keeper at our annual Holiday Party - Chapter Fundraiser.

Click here to see a thank you letter from the orgaization.

 

 

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA

 

The Boston Chapter Community Service Committee would like to encourage our members to sponsor a wreath for the Holiday Season through Wreaths Across America, a 501(c)(3) organization. Their mission, each December is to place a wreath on every Veteran’s grave in remembrance. You can sponsor a balsam wreath, in honor of a living veteran or in memory of those that have passed. You can sponsor a wreath in memory of a Non-Veteran too!

Our Chapter selected the MA National Cemetery at Bourne to place our wreaths.

The last day to order a wreath is December 2, 2019.

All Wreaths will be placed on graves, Saturday, December 14, 2019 along with ceremonies at over 1,200 cemeteries, throughout the United States. It is only $15 to sponsor a wreath

Please visit to order wreaths
https://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/MA0119
or call 1-877-385-9504
Please Note: When you are in the website above, if you wish to honor a relative/friend, go to "Options – In Honor and Memory Of"

OUR CHAPTER GROUP NAME: AGA-Boston Chapter
GROUP ID: MA0119
LOCATION NAME: Massachusetts National Cemetery at Bourne
LOCATION ID: MANCBO

 

 

The Boston Chapter again collected items for
The Many Faces of Fraud, Lombardo’s Randolph
October 24, 2019

DONATION items included:

Used eyeglasses; Lions Club International Recycling Campaign  

 

Non perishable food items; donated to a local food bank

 

Gently used Business attire and Children’s Halloween costumes;

Career Closet of Interfaith Social Services in Quincy.

 

Dog/Cat food or packaged treats; Donated to local Shelters

T H A N K    Y O U!

 

JUNE - COMMUNITY SERVICE NOTES

Memorial Day Flag Garden 2019!

On Wednesday May 22nd, Karen Payne from the Boston Chapter of the AGA and her volunteers participated in the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund planting of the Memorial Day Flag Garden on Boston Common. Over 20 AGA members placed Flags!

Thank you Karen and to all who participated.

 

Regional PDT at Bentley:

Thank You to Members who donated to the COLLECTIONS at Bentley. The response for donations for the gently used business clothing was awesome this year! We collected oodles of non perishable foods, the Lions Box for used glasses was completely filled and lots of pet food, toys will be going to a pet shelter in Taunton.

 

On June 13th, AGA members assisted Father Bill’s Main Spring Table Lunch. On June 14th, AGA members volunteered at the Pearl Street Café in Framingham.