YMCA

SCI Brings Together Volunteers to Serve Lunches to Needy Children

Flier for Summer Lunch Program

 

One of our host site partners, the North Suburban YMCA, asked SCI if we could help recruit volunteers to serve lunches to needy children over the summer at a site close to a public housing development.  Without a strong base of volunteers, the free lunch program could not be made available during this time of need. Read more

SCI Garden project at the North Suburban YMCA of Woburn

Youth and SCI AmeriCorps members gardening

During National Volunteer Week, Social Capital Inc. and the North Suburban YMCA of Woburn will team up to create a community garden at the North Suburban YMCA of Woburn, 137 Lexington Street Woburn, MA. Volunteers of all ages will come together to create a community-garden focusing on the importance of healthy eating for all members of the community. People of all ages are invited to volunteer Tuesday and/or Thursday, and are welcome to attend the official kickoff Thursday, April 19. For more information or to sign-up (required to get a t-shirt), contact Rebekah Scaduto at rscaduto AT socialcapitalinc.org or 781.935.3270.

Tuesday 4/17
Constructing raised beds
Education regarding plants/ vegetables
Space for reflection on project (how/why garden, etc)
Time for children to brainstorm names for the garden
Begin painting sign for garden
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