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A Bed for Every Child | A Bed for Every Child is an initiative of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless which is a registered 501(c)(3) organization. 

BOSTON BRUINS AND BOB'S DISCOUNT FURNITURE TEAM UP TO DREAM BIG FOR A BED FOR EVERY CHILD

A Bed for Every Child is an initiative of The Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless which is partnering with the Boston Bruins and Bob’s Discount Furniture. On December 15, Boston’s favorite hockey players will join 40+ fifth grade students from Lynn, Mass.’s Lincoln-Thomson Elementary School, for a rink-side event at McVann-O’Keefe Skating Rink in Peabody...

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SACRED HEART SCHOOL STUDENTS RAISE MONEY TO HELP THE HOMELESS HAVE A PLACE TO SLEEP

LYNN — The holidays, for the most part, are about spreading joy but for local private schools it’s all about giving back to the community.

Early on Tuesday, Sacred Heart Catholic school of Lynn, as part of the Lynn Catholic Collaborative, partnered with Sister Linda Bessom and her charity drive “250 Beds for...

Eighth-grader Angie Mejia writes "Sacred Heart" atop of one of the headboards that will be donated to A Bed for Every Child. (Spenser Hasak)

 

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HANSCOM FCU EMPLOYEES RAISE $10,400 FOR CHILDREN IN NEED

HANSCOM AFB, MA

(December 18, 2017) — The annual Hanscom FCU Employee Holiday Raffle raised over $10,000 for A Bed for Every Child, an initiative of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless. The raffle generated $5,200, an amount matched by the Credit Union for a total donation of $10,400...

Hanscom FCU elves Deb and Elaine conducted the 2017 Employee Holiday Raffle. The annual event raised $5,200 for A Bed for Every Child, an initiative of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless. Through these efforts, 40 children in need will receive a new bed.

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BOB'S DISCOUNT FURNITURE

AND BOSTON BRUINS DONATED 250 BEDS

TO CHILDREN IN NEED

Bob’s Discount Furniture partnered with the Boston Bruins to donate 250 beds to Massachusetts children in need as a part of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless’ A Bed for Every Child Initiative. On Friday, Cathy Poulin of Bob’s, and Bruins representatives, joined fifth grade students from Lincoln-Thompson Elementary School in Lynn, MA for an event at McVann-O’Keefe Skating Rink ...

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PEABODY EVENT HIGHLIGHTS BED FOR EVERY CHILD CAMPAIGN

PEABODY — Three boys who have been sharing a king-size bed with their mother since they moved from Alabama in the fall finally have a bed of their own.

Kevin, 11, Kevion, 8, and Kailyion Morrissey, 6, are among 500 children in the state to receive a free bed this year under A Bed for Every Child, an initiative of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless...

 

 

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KIDS SKATE WITH THE BRUINS MASCOT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

PEABODY — Boston Bruins mascot Blades strapped on his skates with some young fans Thursday. Kai Potter, 5, was too busy to answer any questions about how he was enjoying the event.

 

“Where’s the bear?” he yelled, as he skated off with the age-old beginning skater’s helper of several milk crates lashed together.

Forty-plus fifth grade students...

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SALEM STATE STUDENTS CONSTRUCT 50 BEDS

FOR CHILDREN LIVING

IN POVERTY

SALEM -- The construction materials for each bed included a bag of bolts, a brief orientation, and the name of a child: Tara. Landon. Amie. The first bed, finished with a fresh coat of white paint, was built for a 12 year old named Grace, who lives with her family in Marlborough.

“Grace is sharing a bed with her 10-year-old sister, Faith,” her...

Eighth-grader Angie Mejia writes "Sacred Heart" atop of one of the headboards that will be donated to A Bed for Every Child. (Spenser Hasak)

 

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GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP GOAL OF BUILD-A-BED CHALLENGE

SALEM – The Center for Civic Engagement at Salem State University wants 50 needy children on the North Shore have a good night's sleep.

That was the aim of Monday's Build-A-Bed Challenge, a campus-wide initiative A Bed for Every Child, in partnership with the university’s athletics department, the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, and St. Jean’s Credit Union...

 

 

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AREA SCHOOL CHILDREN

IN NEED GET BEDS THANKS TO DONATION FROM CREDIT UNIONS

SPRINGFIELD -- Area credit unions recently contributed $15,000 to buy beds for area schoolchildren in need.

 

A Bed for Every Child, a program of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, has made its most recent delivery of beds to Springfield Public Schools Monday...

Credit union representatives as part of the Pioneer Valley Chapter gather for the unloading of beds for the Springfield Public School system. Those present from left to right are, Jorge Arcangel from A Bed for Every Child; Bill Russo-Appel, Freedom Credit Union; Anabela Grenier, Pioneer Valley Credit Union; Glenn Welch, Freedom Credit Union; Christopher Brown, MassMutal Federal Credit Union; Trecia Marchand, Pioneer Valley Credit Union; Stephanie Sanabria, City Connects; and David Plantier, MassMutual Federal Credit Union. ​

 

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CREDIT UNIONS

IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS HELP KIDS IN NEED FIND THEIR SWEET DREAMS

ALBOROUGH, MA

(October 18, 2017) — Credit unions in Western Massachusetts are giving children growing up in poverty a chance at a good night’s sleep as they continue to deliver 60 beds with...

 City Connects Coordinator Stephanie Sanabria; Christopher Brown, MassMutual Federal Credit Union; Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno; Glenn Welch, Freedom Credit Union; David Plantier, MassMutual Federal Credit Union; Anabela Grenier and Trecia Marchand, Pioneer Valley Credit Union; and Springfield Public School Chief Communications Officer Azell Cavaan.​

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ST. JEAN’S CREDIT UNION WANTS A BED FOR EVERY CHILD

LYNN — St. Jean’s Credit Union’s local branches are supporting A Bed for Every Child’s efforts to provide new beds to children who do not have one.

 

The initiative is a brainchild of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, one of St. Jean’s...

From left, Danny Lemenager, St. Jean’s assistant branch manager, and co-workers Taylor King, Sayira Polanco, and Ariel Noesi, branch manager, get silly with A Bed for Every Child mascot Tuck the Bear during a recent visit to the St. Jean’s Credit Union’s Lynn branch.

 

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