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Gift of Note: Freedom Fighters Hockey

About Us News at NECHV Gift of Note: Freedom Fighters Hockey Freedom Fighters Hockey raised $8,000 for NECHV at their 2016 game against the Boston Bruins Alumni team. Members of the team visited NECHV to tour the construction with President and CEO Andy...

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Gift of Note: Mercer Insights Norwood

About Us News at NECHV Gift of Note: Mercer Insights Norwood The Mercer Insights Norwood office logged the most hours in their ‪‎Global Volunteer Month competition by putting together trail mix bags and writing cards for ‪‎Veterans at ‪‎NECHV! We are so...

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Gift of Note: Stephen’s Run

About Us News at NECHV Gift of Note: Stephen's Run Matthew Imbergamo raised $3,905 for NECHV in memory of Stephen Perez through his event Stephen's Run. A successful fundraiser was held at Ward 8 in the North End, with raffles, food, and fun.  State...

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Veterans Visit Windrush Farm

About Us News at NECHV Veterans Visit Windrush Farm In early June, a group of Veterans receiving services from NECHV had the opportunity to visit Windrush Farm to participate in their equine therapy program Horsemanship for Heroes. NECHV Veterans were...

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Senior Veteran Wellness Program

About Us News at NECHV Senior Veteran Wellness Program The Senior Veteran Wellness Program is a program for Veterans living at the New England Center and Home for Veterans who are 55 and over and Veterans with disabilities. It's a day program that...

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Women Veterans Support Program

About Us News at NECHV Women Veterans Support Program The U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reports that women Veterans have been, and continue to be, an under-served population. Since 1996, NECHV has aggressively developed and implemented new and...

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Fidelity Cares Day

About Us News at NECHV Fidelity Cares Day A team of volunteers from Fidelity Investments visited NECHV to lend their expertise in the Center’s Veterans Training School (VTS). The visit was part of the Fidelity Cares initiative, a community service program...

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Gift of Note: Arthur S. Reinherz Foundation

About Us News at NECHV Gift of Note: Arthur S. Reinherz Foundation The Arthur S. Reinherz Foundation granted $10,000 to support NECHV’s Senior Wellness Program. The Senior Wellness Program provides specialized services to senior Veterans and Veterans with...

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Jewish Teen Foundation of Greater Boston

About Us News at NECHV Jewish Teen Foundation of Greater Boston The Jewish Teen Foundation of Greater Boston (JTFGB) made a generous $5,000 gift to support the Veterans Training School (VTS) at NECHV. The JTFGB is a year-long program for Jewish high...

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National Postal Mail Handlers Union Golf Tournament

About Us News at NECHV National Postal Mail Handlers Union Golf Tournament On June 10, the National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Local 103 (NPMHU) hosted their annual golf tournament at the George Wright Golf Course, benefiting NECHV. This year’s event...

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Roche Bros. Corporate Sponsors and Serves Meal

About Us News at NECHV Roche Bros. Corporate Sponsors and Serves Meal Roche Bros., the new partner of NECHV’s Sponsored Meals program, returned to the Center on May 25, 2016 to sponsor and serve their own meal for resident Veterans. Roche Bros. President...

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Serve with Liberty

About Us News at NECHV Serve with Liberty A group of volunteers from Serve with Liberty, Liberty Mutual Insurance’s employee community service program, spent the day at NECHV and gave their time and elbow grease. In 2015, more than 28,200 Liberty Mutual...

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Construction at NECHV Moves Into Phase 2

About Us News at NECHV Construction at NECHV Moves Into Phase 2 Last month, Phase 1 of the Permanent Supportive Housing and Recapitalization Project at NECHV was completed and the project is now moving into Phase 2. During the second phase, many staff...

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Gift of Note: Freedom Fighters Hockey

About Us News at NECHV Gift of Note: Freedom Fighters Hockey Freedom Fighters Hockey played their annual game against the Boston Bruins Alumni team on behalf of NECHV. This year’s game was especially well attended and a great time was had by all. Thank...

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Gift of Note: Saloons4Platoon

About Us News at NECHV Gift of Note: Saloons4Platoon In March, 4 local establishments participated in an effort to support local Veterans through NECHV. Proceeds from a special cocktail from the 4-day initiative were donated to the Center, totaling...

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Gift of Note: Stephen’s Run

About Us News at NECHV Gift of Note: Stephen's Run Matthew Imbergamo hosted the Stephen's Run fundraiser for his Boston Marathon run in memory of Stephen Perez to benefit NECHV. Held at Ward 8 in the North End, the event featured raffles, food, and fun,...

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NECHV and Allied Barton: A Success Story

About Us News at NECHV NECHV and Allied Barton: A Success Story The Veterans Training School (VTS) at NECHV has a long-standing partnership with AlliedBarton Security Services, which was highlighted on the National Veterans Technical Assistance Center...

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NECHV Supporters Run 2016 Boston Marathon for Veterans

About Us News at NECHV NECHV Supporters Run 2016 Boston Marathon for Veterans NECHV was honored to have 3 runners tackling the 2016 Boston Marathon to raise awareness of the issues Veterans face upon returning to civilian life and the funds necessary for...

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Peter Wolf Rocks the House at NECHV

About Us News at NECHV Peter Wolf Rocks the House at NECHV Mayor Walsh declared April 14, 2016 “Peter Wolf Day” in honor of the musician’s significant contributions to music history, and NECHV was thrilled to host the Mayor and Wolf for the declaration...

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Tribute Gift Notification

About Us News at NECHV Tribute Gift Notification If you would like to be notified when a memorial gift is made in your loved one's name, please contact us with your name, address, and relationship to the deceased and we will send you weekly updates with...

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Tribute Giving

About Us News at NECHV Tribute Giving Losing a loved one is a time of reflection. It is also an opportunity to create a lasting tribute to honor one’s life, military service, and accomplishments. Establishing a “Tribute Gift”, "Gifts In Lieu of Flowers” or “Charitable...

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Gift of Note: Theresa Caputo Fan Club

About Us News at NECHV Gift of Note: Theresa Caputo Fan Club The Long Island Medium, Theresa Caputo, encourages her fans to give back to others. To celebrate her live show, members of her official fan club sponsored a Sunday morning coffee and donut hour...

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NECHV Presents Housing First Model

About Us News at NECHV NECHV Presents Housing First Model New England Center and Home for Veterans Vice President of Human Services, Kristine DiNardo, and Director of the Veteran 360 Behavioral Health Programs, Rita Chapdelaine, recently presented NECHV's...

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Renovation Progress at 17 Court Street

About Us News at NECHV Renovation Progress at 17 Court Street The first phase of the Permanent Supportive Housing and Recapitalization Project at NECHV is now complete, bringing the Center a step closer to the sustainable, state-of-the-art facility envisioned at the...

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Annual Freedom Fighters and Boston Bruins Alumni Game

About Us News at NECHV Annual Freedom Fighters and Boston Bruins Alumni Game The Boston Bruins Alumni, a non-profit organization made up of past players of the Boston Bruins, will play the Freedom Fighters of Stoneham in their fourth annual hockey matchup...

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Meet NECHV’s 2016 Boston Marathon Team

About Us News at NECHV Meet NECHV’s 2016 Boston Marathon Team NECHV is proud to announce the 3 runners taking on this year's Boston Marathon in support of the Center. Read their bios below to learn about their connections to NECHV, and follow the links to...

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2015 Gift-a-Vet Program Exceeds Expectations

About Us News at NECHV 2015 Gift-a-Vet Program Exceeds Expectations This year’s Gift-a-Vet program was a resounding success! Every Veteran who submitted a holiday wish list was matched with a sponsor, ensuring a happy holiday for Veterans at NECHV. Our...

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Envoy Hotel to Host Benefit Party for NECHV

About Us News at NECHV Envoy Hotel to Host Benefit Party for NECHV Punxsutawney Phil might catch a glimpse of his shadow, but you can chase away the winter blues on February 2nd no matter what the little fellow’s prediction is, at the Envoy Hotel from...

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Gift of Note: City of Medford

About Us News at NECHV Gift of Note: City of Medford Each winter since 2001, the City of Medford has held a coat drive for Veterans served by the Center. This year, 500 coats were collected from 6 drop-off locations around the city. We would like to thank...

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Gift of Note: Senior Aerospace Connecticut

About Us News at NECHV Gift of Note: Senior Aerospace Connecticut Senior Aerospace Connecticut is a proud sponsor of the New England Center and Home Veterans.  The entire Senior Aerospace Connecticut community held an employee fundraiser for the NECHV,...

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Housing Surge Helps End Homelessness for Veterans

About Us News at NECHV Housing Surge Helps End Homelessness for Veterans On December 16th, the New England Center and Home for Veterans hosted a housing surge with public and nonprofit agencies to assist Veterans struggling with homelessness. This housing surge was...

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Advancement Team

CONTACT ADVANCEMENT TEAM

New England Center and Home for Veterans
Advancement Department
17 Court Street
Boston, MA 02108

617-371-1777 (tel)
617-371-1840 (fax)

ADVANCEMENT TEAM

Charlene F. Pontbriand
Senior Vice President, Advancement

Mark O. Gough
Director of Corporation and Foundation Relations

Nicole Hand
Director of Sponsorships and Events

Adrienne Kaplowitz
Philanthropic Officer, Community Engagement

Nick Feeko 
Communications Associate

Duyen Hua
Lead Development Associate

Maggie Retton
Development Associate

 

Lindsay Davis-Braun
Development Systems Manager

 

 

 

The New England Center and Home for Veterans is pleased to announce that the annual Greater Boston Stand Down will take place on Friday, September 9, 2022 at Boston City Hall Plaza. This yearly event brings together community providers and Veterans in one place to provide Veterans easy access to services and employment opportunities.

As in past years, over 100 service providers, employers, and community organizations are expected to turn out and provide essential supportive services, including housing assistance, medical care and wellness programs, legal support and employment assistance. Veterans will also be able to enjoy a free lunch and live entertainment.

For more information about the event, or to apply as a service provider, please contact standdown@nechv.org. Download and print the event flyer here.

Important information for Veterans planning to attend:
Veteran service hours are from 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM. You must bring proof of service. DD214 is acceptable.

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