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Celebrating 50 Years of Education, Advocacy, and Opportunity!

The Kennedy Center’s mission is to provide individuals and families in need with services, opportunities, and the tools they require to lead productive and fulfilling lives.

Please show for your support and love for everyone impacted by the large fire that occurred in Charlestown on Thursday 7/21/16. Nine Families have been directly impacted (9 Adult Men, 6 Adult Women, and a 6 month old girl). We have been in contact with the Red Cross and are coordinating a community response with the Charlestown Substance Abuse Coalition (CSAC).
Our SummerWorks Youth Leaders will be working with Turn it Around youth next week to make cards and baskets for families. Please see below for a list of items needed:


Hyiene products (soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothbrushes/paste, diapers, wipes etc.)
Gift Cards (Stores/restaurants)
Non-perishable food items
Visa Gift Cards
**Please note all donations will be distributed by the Red Cross to families directly.


Items can be dropped off at our Community Resource Center, 55 Bunker Hill St. at the following times:  Sunday, 7/24/16 from 9AM-11AM   and  Monday – Friday from 9AM-5PM. Email Crystal Galvin at or call (617) 241-8866 ext. 1352 to arrange additional drop off times.
Items may also be dropped off at the First Church in Charlestown (10 Green St.) at the following times: Sunday, 7/24/16 – 9AM-1PM, Monday 7/25/16 – 9AM-12PM Tuesday 7/26/16 – 9AM-3PM, Wednesday 7/27/16 – 7PM-9PM,  Friday, 7/29/16 -10AM-2PM. Email Pastor Erik Maloy at to arrange additional drop off times.