On Tuesday, December 12, MHSA celebrated the 2017 Annual Meeting and honored United Health Foundation (UHF), Commissioner Joan Mikula of the Department of Mental Health (DMH), and Jayms Battaglia of University Lutheran Church / Harvard Square Homeless Shelter. The event, which took place at Boston College Club in Boston, recognized our outstanding honorees and shared our accomplishments from the past year.
Thank you to everyone who attended MHSA YPG's 2nd Annual Homecoming fundraiser on Sep. 7, 2017 at La Fábrica Central in Cambridge! Young professionals from across Greater Boston gathered to watch the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots take on the Kansas City Chiefs while enjoying a buffet of award-winning Spanish Caribbean food, signature drinks, music, and games, and took home prizes that included two tickets to see a live taping of Late Show With Stephen Colbert in...
On Wednesday, July 12, 2017, the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) held its summer event, "Happy Hour with a Cause."
On behalf of MHSA and the ReThink: Why Housing Matters initiative, we invite you to a film screening of “Our Journey Home,” a documentary that sheds light on real-life stories of people touched by public housing as they strive to support their families, further their education and careers, give back to their communities, and have a place to call home.
On May 18, MHSA supporters gathered at the Hyatt Regency Boston to celebrate MHSA’s 14th Annual Spring Fundraising Event, Home for Good: Solutions Start Here. At the event, MHSA honored Jay Cashman of Jay Cashman, Inc. for his outstanding contributions to ending homelessness in the Commonwealth. Thanks to your support, we raised over $100,000 at this event.
Grab your exercise mats and get active with MHSA YPG and other young professionals for a 45-minute yoga session led by Boston Guru Jen Wyatt! After you’ve cleared your mind and found your chakras, grab a cold brew from the tap room of our generous host, Dorchester Brewing Company.
MHSA honored Secretary Marylou Sudders, Executive Office of Health and Human Services, and Timothy Driscoll of South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC) at the 2016 MHSA Annual Meeting on December 14 at Boston College Club in Boston. The event included a special announcement by Bernadette Di Re, CEO of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Massachusetts, who presented a $1.7 million partnership grant from United Health Foundation for the new Hospital to Housing initiative....
On October 20, The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) held "Homecoming: Let's Bring Our Neighbors Home," a fundraiser geared toward helping MHSA achieve its mission of ending homelessness in the Commonwealth. The event featured live performances from local acts, a buffet of delicious eats, drinks, yard games, and prizes.
Social Action Massachusetts (SAM), a program of the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA), presented a screening of "Under the Bridge: The Criminalization of Homelessness," a documentary film about one summer in Indianapolis, a tent city under a bridge, a man named Maurice, and the criminalization of homelessness in the United States.
On Thursday, July 28, 2016, the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) held “Paint for a Purpose,” an evening of painting and networking at The Paint Bar on Newbury Street in Boston.