Date(s) - 12/10/2017
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
This holiday season, the Young Professionals Group (YPG) of the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance (MHSA) will host Giving Warmth, a service opportunity to donate and/or distribute new or gently used winter garments to our most vulnerable Boston neighbors.
On Friday, December 8 at 7:00 p.m., MHSA YPG will host a donation gathering for participants to drop off their donated items which can include, but is not limited to: gloves, winter scarves, socks and jackets.
There will be warm drinks and donuts provided at the donation gathering. Participants can drop off their donation or choose to stay for a short presentation from a formerly homeless individual about how your donations help, and more information from our program staff about MHSA’s mission to end homelessness in Massachusetts.
Admission is one item for donation.
On Saturday, December 9 beginning at 10:30 a.m., MHSA YPG, MHSA staff, families, supporters and formerly homeless individuals will distribute donated items throughout specifieds area in downtown Boston.
Donors from the previous night are welcome back to join teams in distributing the collected items. New participants are also welcome to join in distributing the winter garments even if they were not able to donate the previous night.
To register for this event, visit the event listing at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/giving-warmth-tickets-39622673483
The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) is dedicated to creating a dynamic environment that fosters connections between young professionals as they engage in ending homelessness. To learn more about MHSA YPG, visit our website here: http://www.mhsa.net/YPG