The Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund invites you to take part in a care package service project to support active duty service members and veterans, as well as a pledge drive to support local Gold Star & Survivor (bereaved) military families. This event, to be held at the Mother’s Walk on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston, will offer you the opportunity to give back to our community in a positive way on September 11th, now a National Day of Service and Remembrance. Activities will include building 500 military care packages for our service men and women overseas, writing letters of support to our troops, building 500 care packages for our local veterans in need, and a pledge drive for the families supported by the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund.
When: Monday, September 11, 2017, 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Where: Mother’s Walk of the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston, MA
(between State St. & Milk St., across from the NE Aquarium
How can you help? You can:
- Host a collection drive of goods for the care packages through your office, neighborhood organization or faith community. Please contact us at 888-909-HERO for an updated list of goods needed for the packages.
- Sponsor a care package with a donation of $35. Proceeds will be used to help fill and ship the care packages, as well as to fund the programs and services benefiting the families served by the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund. All donations are tax deductible. To make your donation, click on the DONATE link at right or mail your check payable to the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund, 9/11 Service Project, 727 Atlantic Avenue, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02111.
- Volunteer on September 11th and help us build care packages for our troops serving overseas and for our local veterans in need. To sign up as a volunteer, please use our online registration form. We will respond to you as soon as we can with a confirmation of your assignment and with some additional details to make your volunteer efforts comfortable. Preference is given to members in our community with relationships to the military, members of a non-profits, civic organizations, student groups or government offices. Corporate teams are asked to contact us directly for sponsorship information.
2016 Service Project Partner
Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors and Supporters of the 9/11 Service Project to Support Our Troops & Military Families!