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MAPS Invites Community to the Joe Chaves Walk/Run on Sept. 28th

September 11, 2014

The Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) is forming a Walk Team for the 3rd Annual Joe Chaves 5K Memorial Walk/Run on Sept. 28th in Somerville, Cambridge and Charlestown. Funds raised by the Walk help support scholarships and programs for the community at MAPS and at Bunker Hill Community College. [→]

Gala Award Nominations Deadline Extended

September 9, 2014

Awards12There’s still time to nominate deserving individuals and businesses for awards at the MAPS 2015 Awards Gala. We’re adding a few extra days by postponing the nominations deadline until 5 pm on Wednesday, September 17th!

Make your nominations here or call (617) 864-7600 for more information.

Allston Fire Relief Update

September 8, 2014

At this point, there is no need for more clothing and food donations for the families displaced by last week’s Allston Fire, thanks to the great efforts of the community and the organizations involved.

The Brazilian Consulate needs Portuguese-speaking volunteers to help sort and coordinate all that has been gathered and is being stored at 24 Denby Road, Allston. Please reach out to Glenio Bongiolo at 978-648-0442 if you can help out.

Money donations are still being collected through MIRA Coalition. Learn how you can help here. Thank you!

Join Team MAPS! Joe Chaves 5K Memorial Walk/Run Sept. 28th

September 8, 2014

MAPS is forming a Walk Team for the 3rd Annual Joe Chaves 5K Memorial Walk/Run on Sept. 28th in Somerville, Cambridge and Charlestown.  To join our team, please contact Lois Josimovich at ljosimovich@maps-inc.org.

Funds raised by the Walk help support scholarships and programs for the community at MAPS and at Bunker Hill Community College, in honor of the late José Chaves, a well-loved educator and Portuguese-speaking community leader. The Walk is sponsored by the Joe & Dorothy Chaves Foundation, dedicated to educated and empowered citizens of Greater Boston. [→]

Wanted: Clothing, Food & Money Donations for Allston fire victims

September 5, 2014

harvterrace4We at MAPS share our sympathy with the more than 50 tenants displaced in Wednesday night’s devastating Allston apartment fire, most of them Brazilians.

MAPS and many other community partners are working hard to help them all. You can bring clothing donations to the MAPS Brighton Office or Brazilian Women’s Group Office, both located at 697 Cambridge St., in Brighton, during office hours. For more information, please call MAPS at (617) 787-0557 or BWG at 617-202-5775. [→]

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