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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…

Sip and Stretch

MHSA YPG “Sip + Stretch”

Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance Young Professionals Group invites you to SIP + STRETCH Saturday, January 21, 2017 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Dorchester Brewing Company 1250 Massachusetts Avenue Dorchester, MA 02125 Grab your exercise mats and get active with MHSA YPG and other young professionals for a 45-minute yoga session led by Boston Guru…

2016 MHSA Annual Meeting

2016 MHSA Annual Meeting

Pictured above: Pamela Driscoll; Steven Kadish, Chief of Staff, Executive Office of the Governor; Timothy Driscoll of the South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC); family of Ed O’Neil; Jennifer Reed, daughter of Canon Brian S. Kelley; and former New England Patriot Jerod Mayo, Optum Senior Vice President, Business Development.Photo credit: David Fox Photographer. MHSA honored Secretary Marylou Sudders, Executive Office of Health…

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MHSA’s 13th Annual Spring Fundraising Event

On May 12, MHSA supporters gathered at the Hyatt Regency Boston to celebrate MHSA’s 13th Annual Spring Fundraising Event, Home for Good: Solutions Start Here. At the event, MHSA honored Jerry Ray, who recently retired from Mental Health Association, Inc., along with Santander Bank, N.A. and Goulston & Storrs for their outstanding contributions to ending homelessness in the Commonwealth.…

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Ending Homelessness in Our Communities

On Sunday, April 2, 2016, Social Action Massachusetts (SAM), a program of the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA), hosted clergy members, lay leaders and students for the workshop Ending Homelessness in Our Communities at Church of the Covenant in Boston. The workshop explored ways communities of faith and ethical commitment could take action to end homelessness.…

Young Professionals Group Networking & Fundraising Event

MHSA Young Professionals Group Networking & Fundraising Event

On Wednesday, March 2, 2016, the MHSA Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) presented an evening of networking and fundraising at J.J. Foley’s Bar & Grille in Downtown Boston. This free event hosted networking among Greater Boston area young professionals while raising funds and collecting household items for formerly homeless individuals in MHSA’s permanent housing programs. People who have experienced…