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Gift of Note: Gift-a-Vet Sponsors

Gift-a-Vet sponsors ensured happy holidays for all Veterans at NECHV and fulfilled 310 wish-lists. Thank you to the very generous corporate and the many individual sponsors who brought joy to Veterans at NECHV and their families this holiday season through our annual Gift-a-Vet program! The holidays wouldn’t be nearly as bright without you.


Sun Life Financial

Mintz Levin

Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellot, LLC


Goodwin Procter

Robinson & Cole LLP

Pierce Atwood LLP

Liberty Mutual

The Dover Legion Post 209




Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
Hanscom Air Force Base

Elaine Construction Company

Mackie Shea O’Brien

DDJ Capital Management LLC

Eversource, Corporate Communications

Junior League of Boston, Green Group

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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