ZAGBA Zoroastrian Association of Greater Boston Area
ZAGBA Sponsored-Pine Street Inn Dinner for the Homeless

ZAGBA Sponsored-Pine Street Inn Dinner for the Homeless

     





 

Dear ZAGBA Community,

ZAGBA is organizing a meal serving volunteer event at the Pine Street Inn (homeless shelter) in Boston.  Thanks to the generous donation by Andrea Gabert and Daryush Mehta, we will be able to provide a healthy nutritious dinner at the Pine Street Inn to approx. 300-350 people.

DATE:             Sunday, October 28th.

TIME:             4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

LOCATION:  444 Harrison Avenue, Boston MA 02118.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: For this event, we need only 15-20 Volunteers in total. (out of which, we will need more volunteers in the men’s serving section). Volunteers whose email comes in after we have received first 15 volunteers, will be put on wait list, in case someone needs to drop off. (No worries, we are having two more volunteering opportunities if you can’t do this one or miss out on this event).

Ages 14 and above only.

PLEASE RSVP TO:  Ybhumgara@gmail.com by October 22nd.

Do not RSVP by way of reply to this message.

OTHER WAYS TO HELP:  By $$ Donations/Items.

Please consider donating towards this worthy cause.

Cash/Check:  Any amount is welcome.  Donations $50 and above can request a tax receipt from ZAGBA.  Donation checks should be made out to “ZAGBA”.

ZAGBA will issue one consolidated check to Pine Street Inn.

Mailing addressPria Sarma, 103 Randlett Park, West Newton, MA 02465.

We may use some of the donation amount for a December 1 event on Meal Packing for the hungry/hurricane relief victims (email to come soon on this).

However, if you are specific about where your money should go, please mention it on the check what it is for in the Comment/Memo section.

Items to donate: This Shelter also needs on a continuous basis, travel size items, such as shampoo, conditioners, body lotion, body wash, tooth paste, hand-sanitizer, and such, but only travel size.

Details on Parking and all other information will be sent later to the volunteers who will sign up.

FROM THE PINE STREET INN:

Pine Street Inn prepares 17,000 meals each week, 52 weeks a year.  We depend on the support and generosity of our partners in the community to provide nutritious meals to the men and women in our shelters. Serving at Pine Street Inn is a big help to our staff and our guests, as we rely on volunteers every single day to come in and serve both breakfast and dinner. This opportunity is also a great way to learn more about homelessness in Boston, to bond with family and friends, and to help those less fortunate in our community.  Our volunteers are an invaluable part of the Pine Street Inn community, and we look forward to working with you to help end homelessness together!

Thank you for donating your time and money towards this worthy cause. Depending on responses and donations, we will soon be doing another event, with the same enthusiasm.

Best wishes,

ZAGBA Board

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