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Special Forum with Congressman Seth Moulton at NECHV

On Monday, December 5, New England Center and Home for Veterans hosted a special breakfast forum for nonprofit workers with Congressman Seth Moulton. The forum was presented by the Highland Street Foundation and the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network (MNN). After a short networking session and light breakfast, the 150 attendees listened to prepared remarks from Congressman Moulton and had the opportunity to ask questions.

The congressman, who is a Veteran, has been particularly focused on economic growth for families and improving Veterans’ health care. He reflected on his first term in Congress and his hopes for his next term, as well as the recent presidential election. Moulton fielded questions about how a new administration might affect nonprofits and spoke about his belief that all citizens should serve their country and communities, whether through the military, volunteer, or as part of a nonprofit.

At the end of the forum, attendees still had many questions for Moulton, demonstrating the high amount of interest his presentation generated. NECHV was honored to have the opportunity to host the forum, and we thank Congressman Moulton, MNN, Highland Street Foundation, and the many attendees for an exciting and productive event.

Massachusetts Nonprofit Network

The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network (MNN) is the voice of the nonprofit sector and the only statewide organization in the Commonwealth dedicated to uniting and strengthening the entire nonprofit sector through advocacy, public awareness, and capacity-building.

Highland Street Foundation

Founded in 1989, the Highland Street Foundation is committed to addressing the needs and concerns of children and families in Massachusetts and California. They direct their efforts to provide access and opportunities in the area of education, housing, mentorship, health care, environment and the arts.

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)


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 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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