Events

On October 20, The Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) held "Homecoming: Let's Bring Our Neighbors Home," a fundraiser geared toward helping MHSA achieve its mission of ending homelessness in the Commonwealth. The event featured live performances from local acts, a buffet of delicious eats, drinks, yard games, and prizes.
Social Action Massachusetts (SAM), a program of the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA), presented a screening of "Under the Bridge: The Criminalization of Homelessness," a documentary film about one summer in Indianapolis, a tent city under a bridge, a man named Maurice, and the criminalization of homelessness in the United States.
On Thursday, July 28, 2016, the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) held “Paint for a Purpose,” an evening of painting and networking at The Paint Bar on Newbury Street in Boston.
On May 12, MHSA supporters gathered at the Hyatt Regency Boston to celebrate MHSA’s 13th Annual Spring Fundraising Event, Home for Good: Solutions Start Here. At the event, MHSA honored Jerry Ray of Mental Health Association, Inc., Santander Bank, N.A. and Goulston & Storrs for their outstanding contributions to ending homelessness in the Commonwealth.
On Sunday, April 2, 2016, Social Action Massachusetts (SAM), a program of the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA), hosted clergy members, lay leaders and students for the workshop Ending Homelessness in Our Communities at Church of the Covenant in Boston. The workshop explored ways communities of faith and ethical commitment could take action to end homelessness.
On Wednesday, March 2, 2016, the MHSA Young Professionals Group (MHSA YPG) presented an evening of networking and fundraising at J.J. Foley's Bar & Grille in Downtown Boston. This free event hosted networking among Greater Boston area young professionals while raising funds and collecting household items for formerly homeless individuals in MHSA's permanent housing programs.
Over 80 MHSA member agency representatives, Board Members and community partners gathered in Boston on December 16 for the 2015 MHSA Annual Meeting. In addition to celebrating MHSA’s accomplishments during Fiscal Year 2015, the event provided an opportunity to honor three individuals who have made important contributions to efforts to end homelessness in the Commonwealth.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for Boston Homes for the Brave Cut-a-Thon in Milton on Saturday, November 14, 2015!
On May 20, MHSA supporters gathered at the Omni Parker House Hotel in Boston to celebrate MHSA’s 12th Annual Spring Fundraising Event, Home for Good: Solutions Start Here. Special Guest Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito shared remarks at the event, which honored Joseph V. Roller II of Cambridge Trust Company, Linda Wood-Boyle of HomeStart and the MHSA Board of Directors, and Bentley University’s Service-Learning Center.
On Tuesday, April 7, the MHSA Young Professionals Group (YPG) gathered at The North Star in Boston for an evening of networking. Attendees included staff from MHSA member agencies as well as individuals from Boston-area businesses and nonprofits.

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