Needham Youngsters Pitch In for the Homeless

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  • April 24, 2017

If you could spend six hours making the world a little better, what would you do?

A crew of Pollard Middle School students added helping the homeless to their busy roster of homework and extracurricular activities.

As part of the Community Service Learning (CSL) program, which requires eighth-graders to perform six hours of community service, they dedicated their time to Needham-based nonprofit Generic Ministry to prepare necessities, including food and warm coats, for Boston’s homeless.

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Generic Ministry — Year In Review 2015

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  • March 3, 2016

The year 2015 saw significant progress in our fundraising capabilities as well as a focus on building awareness in the Needham community about Generic Ministry.

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Generic Ministry – 2016 Annual Meeting Minutes & Action Items

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  • March 3, 2016

GENERIC MINISTRY – COMBINED 2016 ANNUAL MEETING & BUSINESS MEETING FEBRURARY 21, 2016 MINUTES AND ACTION ITEMS Updated: 3/3/2016 Attending: Board Members: Don Leathe, Rick Vincent, Scott Muldoon, Kristin Neff, John Mark Thomas & Joe Hansjon. Others: Carolyn Connolly, Kristen Collins, Alan Robins. Annual Meeting Topic #1 – Approval of Board Slate and New Member: Discussion: Note: Quorum was achieved since ¾ of Board members were present (= 5 members) Specific items were subsequently passed based upon simple numerical majority as required by   By Laws Alan Robins volunteered to join the Board. John Mark made the motion to approve the […]

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Development and Board Meeting Nov 22 2015

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  • December 16, 2015

The meeting was attended by a quorum of board members. Financial Review We now have the certificate from the State that is needed to further legitimize our 501c3 status. Donations have been very good; we received a $10,000 donation from an anonymous foundation with their desire that it be used to begin building our endowment and ~$7,000 from our most recent fund drive efforts. Additionally we have received ~$700 from FP Needham, $500 from Carter Methodist, $1000 from the Needham Congregationalist church and a generous donation from the Markus foundation. The Norwood Congregational church has offered to pay for all […]

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Video: Needham Channel News

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  • September 11, 2015

Interviews with Generic Ministry broadcast on Needham Channel News, September 2015.

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May 2015 Board Meeting minutes

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  • May 31, 2015

Attached are minutes from the May 31, 2015 Board Meeting. Generic-Ministry-Board-Meeting-May-31-2015

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