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Local women’s philanthropy group has distributed over $100,000 in its seven years to twenty-eight different non-profit charitable organizations North of Boston.
NORTHEAST, Mass., December, 2016 – The Charity Girls of Northeast Massachusetts, an innovative philanthropic group of women from the greater North Shore and Merrimack Valley, met recently to distribute the collective $15,000 raised during the past year. A representative of each of the five deserving North of Boston charitable organizations received a check at a celebratory dinner on December 1st in Georgetown.
“Charity Girls of Northeast, Massachusetts is extremely pleased to be able to distribute grants that will enhance the programs of several organizations North of Boston. Participating in this group provides a tangible opportunity to positively impact our communities,” said Jude Martino, Founder, Charity Girls of Northeast Massachusetts.
The Event was a huge success. We raised over $55,000 for Learn to Cope! We had over 400 people attend the rally in Worcester and we had over 80 bikes make the 40-mile ride from Ware to Worcester. Click Here for Photos and...read more
Help Massachusetts Families Rally to Recovery! Rally 2 Recovery is a 40 mile motorcycle ride to raise awareness about opioid addiction. The rally will tour through parts of central Massachusetts that have been hit hard by the current opioid epidemic. The ride is...read more
Today was an emotional day at the state house. Nancy McDonald Holler and I stood together as we have for many years and watched Governor Baker sign the step act bill which will most certainly make a difference in this epidemic! Janis Coulson McGrory spoke in honor of...read more
https://youtu.be/qjphGBBYXLk On behalf of myself and all of Learn to Cope, THANK YOU to all those who attended our fundraiser at Florian Hall in Dorchester on Thursday evening November 13th or those who sent donations or raffle items in their absence. It was a night...read more
SAVE THE DATE! SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2014 FED UP! RALLY AT THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT FOLLOWED BY SURVIVOR’S MARCH TO THE WHITE HOUSE Join us as we unify with ONE VOICE to raise awareness and end the epidemic of opioid addiction and overdose deaths that is...read more
She cares for those who suffer from addiction and their family’s.read more
A new chapter of GRASP begins this Thursday evening November 14th in East Bridgewater Massachusetts. Please share with anyone that has lost a friend or a loved one who passed from Overdose or an Addiction related illness........... hover your cursor over the flyer...read more
A Mom’s view on FDA approving Zohydro. This epidemic is about to get worse as far as we are concerned
A long time ago, my brother said to me "Remember, "John Smith"? He just got arrested for robbing a pharmacy". Now I knew "John Smith" to be a working man, who came from a small town, with a family.. a good man and wondered about this drug OxyContin he went looking...read more
It can be compared to walking on a mine field. When we are able to motivate someone to treatment we get a break. We can sleep again, eat again, smile again carefully stepping over the mines in the hopes we don't step on one that blows us and our family apart again....read more
Please click on flyer below for more information: MGH RAYS Flyer 5.23.13read more
It's always great to hear from people from around the country and their experiences with this Opiate epidemic. I want to let everyone know that we are aware that treatment and recovery can be obtained many different ways. That YES there is Hope and that YES the 12...read more
Tune in on Monday June 10th to the Katie Couric show. A LTC family is interviewed, a mom and her son. The Opiate epidemic in the country is taking more lives that car accidents. Countless people are becoming addicted. Even those who are prescribed these powerful...read more
On behalf of myself and from all the families of Learn to Cope we would like to extend our heartfelt thank you to the Mullen family who lost their precious son James this past summer. We would also like to thank a wonderful woman Maggie Moriarty who along with the...read more
I thought I would add a comment to our blog regarding our Learn to Cope chapters, what you can expect and something else we take very seriously. "Privacy" Our meetings are anonymous. When a family member attends a Learn to Cope meeting they get support, empathy,...read more
As parents we remain in conflict with ourselves --- For me, it boils down to NOTHING I do will change the path my son will choose..... HOWEVER, I spent so many years fighting my own heartache, conscience, society --- that in the end this is what my path was looking...read more
Please see post below on the event she and her team have planned to offer awareness in the community in honor of James Mullen who lost his life so tragically this past year. See below for more information on this event and also a bio for Jeff Allison who will be a...read more
Kudo's to Mayor Kay of Weymouth Massachusetts for being so proactive on this epidemic...read more
I write this post today with a heavy heart. Since May we have buried many beautiful young souls. It's been a brutal and cruel summer for countless families. it seems I leave one funeral and by the end of the day find there is yet another young life lost. One young...read more