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The New England Center and Home for Veterans (NECHV) has received 50 bibs for the 43rd annual Marine Corps Marathon on Sunday, October 28, 2018 in Arlington, Virginia.

We are recruiting runners and are very grateful for your interest in supporting the NECHV! With your commitment to run in the 2018 Marine Corps Marathon, you will be positively impacting the lives of the Veterans working with the NECHV. In addition to your guaranteed entry into the 2018 Marine Corps Marathon, you will receive an official Team NECHV singlet, a personal online fundraising page, and guidance and support from staff to help you reach your goal!

All proceeds raised will go directly to the NECHV, and provide Veterans who are facing challenges a sure path to dignified and sustainable independent living.  All runners are asked to raise a minimum of $500 for the New England Center and Home for Veterans by October 25, 2018.

Interested in running with our team? Fill out our online application!

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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