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Gift of Note: Serve with Liberty 2017

NECHV was pleased to welcome a group of volunteers from Serve with Liberty, Liberty Mutual Insurance’s employee community service program on May 9, 2017. In 2016, more than 28,500 Liberty Mutual employees completed over 1,800 service projects.

In past years, Liberty Mutual volunteers have tackled various projects around NECHV, such as refurbishing the historic vaults on the lower level of the building, but this year they brought their talents to the Veterans Training School. There, they worked with Veterans to find ways to help them distinguish themselves from other job applicants by practicing elevator pitches and reviewing résumés.  We are so grateful for Liberty Mutual for their commitment to service and the skills they shared with the Veterans at NECHV!

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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