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MHSA YPG 2nd Annual Sip & Stretch (Beer & Yoga)!

The MHSA Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) held its second annual Sip & Stretch event on Saturday, March 10 at Dorchester Brewing Co. Guests gathered from Boston and beyond to enjoy a yoga class with Roxy Hesh, drink craft beer from our generous host Dorchester Brewing Co., and mix and mingle with other young professionals. Thank…

Thank You For Supporting Home For Good

Home for Good: Solutions Start Here (#HFG18)

  THANK YOU!   We are thrilled to share this year's Home for Good: Solutions Start Here was the most successful to date! Thank you to all of our sponsors, member agencies, guests, volunteers, auction and raffle donors, Board of Directors, and the recipient of this year's Bob Ray Partnership Award…  Greg Bialecki!   Greg…

MHSA Annual Meeting to Honor United Health Foundation, Commissioner Joan Mikula, and Jayms Battaglia

Advisory December 11, 2017 For more information, contact: Meg Hoffman, 617-367-6447 x18 mhoffman@mhsa.net MASSACHUSETTS HOUSING & SHELTER ALLIANCE ANNUAL MEETING TO HONOR UNITED HEALTH FOUNDATION, COMMISSIONER JOAN MIKULA, AND JAYMS BATTAGLIA BOSTON – The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) will honor United Health Foundation, Commissioner Joan Mikula of the Department of Mental Health, and Jayms…

Ending Homelessness: What Successful Communities Do Differently Event on December 19

MHSA is excited to participate in Ending Homelessness: What Successful Communities Do Differently, the second Community Meeting of A Faith that Does Justice (AFTDJ), which welcomes Rosanne Haggerty and Fr. J. Bryan Hehir. Both MacArthur Foundation Fellows, Ms. Haggerty and Fr. Hehir have decades of experience in the public sector, combining their passions for addressing social issues…

2017 MHSA Annual Meeting

2017 MHSA Annual Meeting

Pictured above: The families of Canon Kelley and Ed O’Neil. Photo credit: David Fox Photographer. 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…

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MHSA YPG Homecoming 2017

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,…

Happy Hour With a Cause

MHSA YPG “Happy Hour With a Cause”

On Wednesday, July 12, 2017, the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) held its summer event, "Happy Hour with a Cause." Young professionals from the Greater Boston area connected with each other while enjoying good food, drinks, and a live trivia challenge. MHSA YPG is dedicated to creating a dynamic environment that fosters connections between…

Our Journey Home

“Our Journey Home” Film Screening

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…

Home for Good: Solutions Start Here (#HFG17)

Pictured above: Joe Finn (right) presents the Bob Ray Partnership Award to Jay Cashman (left). Photo credit: Person + Killian Photography.  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…