Category Archives: charity

Wellesley teen helps homeless family put down roots

Wellesley teen Sarah Kavoogian, a 16-year-old student at Buckingham Browne & Nichols School in Cambridge, and another teen recently led a volunteer project to move a homeless family into an apartment in Dorchester. They coordinated the apartment decorating and furnishing effort through the nonprofit Heading Home organization in Charlestown. “This was such a rewarding experience,” […]

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Screening of Girl Rising at Dana Hall

Girl Rising is a film created by the social action organization, 10 x 10 and is part of a global campaign for girls’ education. The film tells the story of 6 young girls around the world who have overcome adversity in their quest for education. The event is free, however the school asks that you consider […]

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Wellesley marathoners invited to be in group photo Saturday AM

Wellesley residents who are running the Boston Marathon — along with those who are volunteering at it or otherwise supporting the race (i.e., fire, police, EMT, fans) — are invited to be part of a photo shoot in front of Wellesley Town Hall on Saturday, April 19 at 8:45am. Those who wish to participate are […]

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Wellesley songwriter’s uplifting tune born from Boston Marathon tragedy

WBUR has revisited a story it did last May in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing that featured a Wellesley songwriter named Stephen Randall who penned a tune called “We Will Run Again.” He told the NPR news station: “I was so inspired when I heard President Obama say, ‘You will stand. You will walk. […]

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Wellesley fundraiser season in full swing

We’ve been getting hit up left and right over the past week or so to promote various fundraisers and charity events taking place in Wellesley over the next month or two. We’ve been putting them onto a separate fundraising events page. Here you go generous people…

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One Run for Boston heads through Wellesley

Sgt Showstead took this photo of #WPD escorting #onerunforboston through town earlier as our Photo of the Day! pic.twitter.com/VTdxuLbYyo — Wellesley Police (@WellesleyPolice) April 13, 2014   Post by Wellesley Firefighters. ALSO: Boston Marathon — many Wellesley angles

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Wellesley High juniors organize cleats drive

Do you have any used cleats your children have outgrown? If so, don’t throw them out. Instead, donate them to Play Ball!, a non-profit organization that funds school sports for the public middle schools in the City of Boston. A group of Wellesley High School juniors is conducting a service project to collect cleats for […]

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