The below Community of Volunteer Groups and Businesses are making a difference at WBUR by volunteering their time during our fundraisers. Thank you!
Acupuncture for Everyone
Acupuncture for Everyone’s mission is to provide affordable acupuncture to anyone who needs it. We want to make it affordable for you to come in for acupuncture as often as you need, for as long as you need. We will not ask you to provide proof of your income. For a free consultation contact: Anne Drogin (617) 875-1143, Joyce Nemser (617) 510-0559.
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
Founded in 1889, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is a dynamic, fast-growing international revival movement within Islam. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, established in 1920, is among the first American-Muslim organization. The Community currently has 73 chapters across the US. Its journal, The Muslim Sunrise, is among the earliest and longest running American-Muslim periodicals. http://www.muslimsforpeace.org/,@AhmadiyyaBoston
Antique and Classic Boat Festival
Come and see a diverse display of beautiful antique and classic sailboats, power boats, and hand-powered craft ranging from the 1890′s through the 1960s. Expand your appreciation of our nation’s maritime heritage and salute those who are preserving a piece of it.
Archaeological Institute of America A nonprofit organization, the AIA also seeks to educate people of all ages about the significance of archaeological discovery and is committed to preserving the world’s archaeological resources and cultural heritage. The 6th Annual Archaeological Institute of America-Museum of Science Archaeology Fair will be held October 19th and 20th at the Museum of Science.
Boston By Foot
Since 1976 we have offered regularly scheduled tours from May through October (just show up!) and year-round custom tours for groups and private parties. We welcome you to come and explore Boston’s rich heritage of architecture and history in the company of dedicated and enthusiastic guides — all graduates of Boston By Foot’s highly acclaimed training program.
Boston University Academy Boston University Academy is committed to providing an outstanding secondary education, optimizing the respective strengths of its small school community and its inclusion within a world-class research university.
Boston University’s Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority The Alpha Chi chapter promotes the highest type of womanhood with involvement in the BU and Boston community through internships, clubs, jobs, research and volunteer work. AEPhi provides its members with endless resources, and each woman witnesses her personal growth and potential during her years here at Boston.
Boston University’s Alpha Phi Omega
A national co-ed service fraternity organized to provide community service, leadership development, and social opportunities to college students. APO’s primary focus is to provide volunteer service within four areas: service to the community, service to the campus, service to the fraternity, and service to the nation as participating citizens. Leadership, Fellowship, and Service are the key components of the fraternity.
Boston Volunteers is a not-for-profit organization that has been around for three years. Their goal is to help the local community by making volunteering accessible for working individuals. They organize a variety of volunteering opportunities (from serving at soup kitchens to tutoring those who are studying for their GEDs) and collaborate with other not-for-profit organizations. People are welcome to sign up for as few or as many events as they would like in the event calendar; there are no long-term commitments.
A blog about the Art of Cheese, Wine & Food Pairings. Visit the website to learn more and book your own wine and cheese pairing party for private and corporate functions.
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage – Mass Ave, Cambridge
There’s so much to Cambridge. In addition to being one of America’s leading intellectual centers, Cambridge, MA is a stimulating place: diverse and interesting, with both a cosmopolitan atmosphere and a neighborhood feeling. Our office at 1730 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge has a professional team of real estate agents and staff with an in-depth knowledge of the markets, technology and commitment to unparalleled service to provide genuine one-stop shopping for our clients. The 1730 Massachusetts Ave office has been the #1 Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in New England for three straight years (2009, 2010, and 2011).
CustomMade is an online matchmaker connecting people who want and make custom goods. We offer a better alternative to buying mass-produced products and make it easy for Makers to connect with Buyers who want one-of-a-kind creations.
Custom Spoonfuls, Melissa Constantinou (owner/chef).
Custom Spoonfuls is a Boston personal chef service serving the Greater Boston area healthy and thoughtful meals. Custom Spoonfuls will travel to your home each week to prepare meals, with high quality ingredients, that are tailored specifically to your lifestyle and personal health goals. Each week you can expect your meals to be clearly labeled and packaged with the appropriate reheating instructions for each dish. Your kitchen will also be cleaned and left exactly how it was found. Custom Spoonfuls offers free in-home consultations to determine the best plan for your lifestyle.
Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
The Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies is Harvard University’s center for interdisciplinary research and study of Russia and its neighbors. We have over 200 affiliates working in disciplines ranging from anthropology to sociology, and whose regional interests span virtually all of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia. We believe that fascinating interdisciplinary insights emerge when a diverse group of scholars of all ages interact on topics related to a common theme or geographic region. Our goal is to foster these scholars’ development, and to stimulate interdisciplinary thinking by creating opportunities for them to meet, exchange views, and collaborate.
Full Moon Classic Yacht Charters
Full Moon is a 1948 Classic Motor Yacht with wood decks, varnished rails, and gentle arches that make for great photos against a sparkling sea, serene sunset, or starry skies — an ideal setting for weddings, corporate and special events.
Since 1982, ImprovBoston has entertained audiences in New England and around the country with a fresh, funny approach to improv comedy, showcasing today’s best performers and training tomorrow’s stars. With a full calendar of the funniest shows in Boston and nationally-known education and corporate training programs, ImprovBoston is more than just a great comedy club—it’s a recognized center for the evolving art of improvisation. In February 2008, ImprovBoston moved to a new 3500 square foot space in Central Square. The new, T-accessible space features multiple theaters, increased seating capacity and a bar. ImprovBoston is a registered 501(c)(3).
Laughing Matters is dedicated to making laughter a daily part of life and building a healthier, less stressful outlook. Laughing Matters is interactive, giving participants effective tools to use at school, in the workplace and at home. Laughing exercises and relaxation techniques are incorporated into each session.
MathWorks has become the leading global provider of software for technical computing and Model-Based Design.
Massachusetts Housing Partnership’s SoftSecond Loan Program
Since 1990 the Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP) has supported responsible homeownership for low- and moderate-income families through the SoftSecond Loan Program. Designed specifically for first-time homebuyers, SoftSecond combines a low down payment requirement with discounted, fixed interest rates to offer homebuyers an affordable monthly mortgage payment. More than 16,500 Massachusetts families have purchased their first home through SoftSecond. Contact MHP today at 1-800-752-7131 to learn more about the SoftSecond Loan Program.
Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership MBHP is the state’s largest regional provider of rental housing voucher assistance. We serve homeless, elderly, disabled, and low- and moderate-income individuals and families. Our region spans Boston and 29 surrounding communities.
MIT Women’s Chorale
The MIT Women’s Chorale is a concert choir sponsored by the MIT Women’s League, and is open to all women of the MIT and Harvard communities and a small number of guests at the discretion of the director. We are enriched by the diversity of our membership, which includes women of a wide age range and women from the international communities at MIT and Harvard. While our primary focus is singing, we end each evening with conversation over light refreshments. We also hold a pot luck supper each semester. The interactions fostered by the Chorale have led to many life-long friendships.
N.E.A.D.S. NEADS/Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans is a nonprofit organization that trains highly skilled assistance dogs for people who are Deaf or have a disability. NEADS has matched more than 1,400 dogs with human partners all around the United States since 1976. Our Canines for Combat Veterans program caters to US veterans, particularly wounded service men and women who have returned from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. We also train social dogs for children with Autism, hearing dogs for people who are Deaf, and service dogs for people with a disability.
North Shore Women’s Rugby
The North Shore Women’s Rugby Club (NSWRC), located north of Boston, was created in the Fall of 2004 and is in Division III of the New England Rugby Football Union.
NPR Digital Services
Our goal is to partner with stations to help them achieve a recognizable identity, impact and reach on digital platforms that ultimately will be comparable to their radio status. NPR Digital Services will enable stations to provide more value to their current audiences, to grow new audience – and to engage opinion makers and thought leaders more deeply by freeing stations to focus on mission-driven local content, brand positioning and revenue development
Nutritional Healing is an established scientific and holistic approach towards balancing the needs of the human body through the use of wholesome, nutrient-rich foods and dietary supplements.
Established in 1998 by founder Mimi Loureiro, O2 Yoga is an athletic and peaceful, invigorating and calming, fun and challenging yoga experience. O2 Yoga offers a varied sequence of postures with a creative flow, personalized to meet the experience, needs, and desires of students.The primary goal of O2 Yoga is to empower students, allowing them to experience full self-acceptance, outer strength, and inner calm.
Oasis Custom Designs
Kitchens & Baths — Cabinets for living
Old Corner Books Dot Com
Located in a big Victorian house in the old corner of Newton, Massachusetts, Old Corner Books is home to over 26,000 hard to find and out of print books . . . And if the books you’re looking for are not here, we’ll find them for you! We pride ourselves on personal service, 24 hour turn around, and, if necessary, 1 hour turn around! All books listed online are in-house and ready to ship. Give us a try!
Newton Corner, MA
The Painterly Craft
Boston’s Center for decorative and mural painting.
Purple Dragon Associates
A+ Certified, friendly technical help for the Small Office, Home Office, and home PC user. Install, configure, maintain, and repair PCs and Local Area Networks. Contact: Purple.Dragons@verizon.net.
Rebels Without Applauze
Rebels Without Applauze is an award winning, musically-driven improv comedy troupe that performs throughout New England. We take audience suggestions and create comical scencs with unforgettable characters, resulting in hilarious consequences. We are available for public and private performances, including corporate events, parties and benefits. Check out our website at www.rebelsimprov.com
Sign of the Dove Gallery Sign of the Dove Gallery is a fine-craft gallery at The Mall at Chestnut Hill. Originally called The Christmas Store, this cooperative shows the work of close to 80 local artists who work with glass, clay, paint, wood, fiber, metal and more.
Sprouted Raw Foods
Sprouted Raw Foods is a local company that handmakes great tasting gluten free, vegan, raw foods such as crackers, nut clusters, and chocolates.
Trinity Technologies provides a range of enterprise content management consulting and development services to help companies gain more profit through effective automation. Trinity’s formula for services helps our clients get on the right track quickly. Each service includes a specific measure of technology and training. Clients see results quickly and readily embark on more advanced programs.
The Waldorf School of Lexington
Waldorf School of Lexington provides a stimulating education that integrates music, fine arts, foreign languages, practical arts and crafts, physical education, and gardening with math, science, language arts, and social studies. We strive to cultivate in our students: a sense of wonder, creative and inquiring minds, a well-founded belief in their capacities, strength of character, will, and intellect, and compassion for and interest in all life. WSL is part of the global movement of Waldorf Schools, one of the fastest growing independent school pedagogy worldwide.
Young Nonprofit Professional Network YNPN Boston provides support and resources for young professionals working in the Greater Boston nonprofit community. For information about upcoming events or to sign up for our listserv, visit www.ynpnboston.org.
Sue Kelman, WORDSMITH In a 21st century where electronic communication is changing how we think about language, one could be forgiven for assuming that the written word is superfluous. Whether in the for-profit or not-for-profit sectors, clients count on me to provide smart, accurate, effective wordsmithing and communications strategies that take their ideas and make them sing. They count on me to help them stand out in the marketplace, to help drive business their way, and to help them achieve their ambitious goals.