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Emily McGovern grew up in the Greater Boston Area, and her love for the city continues. Her favorite events to attend around Boston are concerts, galleries openings, film screenings, and fashion shows for a good cause. A graduate from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, she has taken on numerous writing responsibilities for community and student group efforts. With a large audience in mind, she contributes a diplomatic voice and aims to reach individuals and build a stronger community. Her enthusiasm for the city and the benefits of volunteerism inspire her to bring charities and volunteer organizations the attention they deserve.

Cupid’s Undie Run In Boston

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This Valentine’s Day weekend, everyone is getting intimate with charity! On February 14th, 2015, in 38 cities across the country, people will gather to run 1.5 miles in their underwear for Cupid’s Undie Run. The purpose of the run is to raise money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation, and specifically for those suffering from […]

New England Aquarium Volunteer, Lauren Mack Creates Frozen Parody To Raise Money And Awareness


The New England Aquarium is an official charity of the 119th Boston Marathon®. Funds raised by their runners will support hands-on, interactive outreach programs that reach 45,000 children in diverse communities every year. Through the generosity of donors, Aquarium educators will inspire young children to learn about and protect the world’s oceans. Lauren Mack, […]

Charitable And Stylish Holiday Gifts 2014: Boston

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What could bring more holiday cheer than a gift that also gives back? Make the most of your shopping this year by finding the perfect gifts for your loved ones – and supporting charitable organizations in the process! Shop the best that Boston has to offer, and spread the altruistic spirit beyond your own […]

Movember Foundation’s Annual Stache Dash In Boston For Men’s Health


November has a new look – and a new name. The global movement known as “Movember” is an entire month set aside to change the face of men’s health, one mustache at a time. Participants register with The Movember Foundation and commit to shaving their facial hair on November 1st, and allowing a mustache […]

Giving Opportunities To Others’ Halloween Bash 2014 In Boston

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This past Saturday, Giving Opportunities To Others Boston hosted their Annual Halloween Party at the Villa Victoria Center for the Arts. All proceeds of this event supported their mission to fund underprivileged middle school students’ attendance at various summer programs in music, dance, theater, and the arts. As […]

Out Of The Darkness Walk In Boston To Benefit American Foundation For Suicide Prevention

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Photo Credit: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will be hosting the Out of the Darkness Walks in Boston on October 25, 2014. The purpose of the walk will be to honor loved ones that have been lost to suicide, to fundraise, and to make an effort to […]

Giving Opportunities To Others To Host Halloween Party In Boston

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Giving Opportunities To Others Boston will be throwing their Annual Halloween Costume Party on November 1, 2014 at 8 p.m. the Villa Victoria Center for the Arts. Guests are welcome to put their best foot forward by wearing a costume and getting out on the dance floor! Proceeds will […]

Walk Now For Autism Speaks In Mansfield, Massachusetts

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On Sunday, October 19, 2014, Autism Speaks will run their annual Walk Now for Autism Speaks event. This year, it will be held at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, where families, friends, and volunteers will gather to raise autism awareness and fundraise for autism research. Last year, the walk had just over a staggering […]

Light the Night Walk Boston 2014

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society‘s Light the Night Walk is set to commence at the Boston Common on October 9, 2014. Walkers and donors will be working together to strive to meet their fundraising goal of just over $1 million, which will be used to fund […]

Walk To End Lupus Now At The Boston Common

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On October 25, 2014, the Lupus Foundation of America will be hosting a Walk to End Lupus Now, beginning at the Parkman Bandstand by the Boston Common. Thousands of participants are expected to attend, all to collectively work to fight lupus. The foundation plans to put donations towards lupus research and use the […]