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For 50 years ABCD has provided basic services and innovative programs that help empower individuals, families, and communities in Boston to overcome poverty, live with dignity, and achieve their full potential.

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January 20, 2015
ABCD helps seniors stretch food dollars and shine the light on elder hunger ABCD presents the Third Year in Review of ABCD’s healthy eating program “Food Dollars” Experts speak on Elder Hunger in Massachusetts WHAT: Action for Boston... read more
January 19, 2015

"New England, which relies more heavily on heating oil than any other region, is getting a windfall from the big drop in petroleum prices. This year, families using oil to heat their homes can expect savings of $1,200 to $1,500, on average, from lower heating oil and gasoline prices." read more.

January 16, 2015
“At ABCD, we celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. every day in the work that we do to combat poverty, in our efforts to lift up lives and offer opportunity to low-income families, youth, seniors.” said ABCD President/CEO John J.... read more
January 16, 2015

"United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley and the National Grid Foundation today announced that United Way will receive a grant of $150,000 to help local families with heating assistance, a significant increase over the $90,000 awarded last year." read more.

January 15, 2015
National Grid Foundation and United Way contribute $35,000 to ABCD Fuel Assistance Program WHAT: Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. (ABCD) is grateful to accept a $35,000 contribution from United Way Massachusetts Bay and the National... read more
January 15, 2015
ABCD provides FREE EITC, tax preparation services plus financial counseling for low-income working families Book your appointment NOW! Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. and a coalition of partner agencies are ready to support local ... read more
January 14, 2015
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Tuesday, February 03, 2015
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Friday, February 13, 2015
Valentine's Day Party for Seniors at ABCD North End/West End
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Black AIDS Awareness Day
Monday, March 16, 2015
St. Patrick's Day Party for Seniors at ABCD North End/West End
Monday, April 06, 2015
Pasquetta/ Easter Monday Party for Seniors at ABCD North End/West End

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