Salvation Army Annual Christmas Castle 2016

December 7th, 2016

Each year during the Holidays, The Salvation Army hosts the annual Christmas Castle in Boston's Park Plaza Castle. The Christmas Castle helps families in need with providing a coat for every member of the household, two toys per child, and a food voucher for a Christmas dinner.  On December 7th, with the help of hundreds of volunteers, The Salvation Army was able to provide coats and toys to over 5,000 families in Boston. A large group of the AGC team volunteered to help out at the Christmas castle this year to make all of these families warm and cheerful for… of "Salvation Army Annual Christmas Castle 2016

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Salvation Army Turkey Distribution

On Saturday, November 19th a team of AGC employees and their families volunteered at the Salvation Army distributing Turkeys. Over the course of the day over 540 turkeys were distributed to low income families in the South End neighborhood of Boston. AGC prides itself on giving back to the community as much as we can. of "Salvation Army Turkey Distribution

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AGC Partners Volunteers at Rosie’s Place

On October 27th, a team of AGC employees came together to volunteer at a local Boston charity, Rosie's Place. Rosie's Place was founded in 1974 as the first women's shelter in the United States. Their mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment that helps poor and homeless woman maintain their dignity, seek opportunity, and find security in their lives. AGC Partners is proud to be an active participant at Rosie's Place, and several other charitable events and programs throughout Massachusetts. Today, Rosie's Place not only provides meals and shelter, but also creates answers for 12,000 women a year… of "AGC Partners Volunteers at Rosie’s Place

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AGC Partners Volunteers at the Salvation Army’s Back to School Celebration

On August 23rd, a team of AGC employees aided the Salvation Army in the 5th annual Back to School Celebration held at the TD Garden.  Every year, thousands of students in the greater Boston area begin the school year without the essential supplies to succeed in the classroom. Previous studies have shown that students who do not have the proper school supplies are far more prone to skip the first several important weeks of class because they are embarrassed and believe that they will fit in with their piers. The Back to School Celebration hosts students between the ages of… of "AGC Partners Volunteers at the Salvation Army’s Back to School Celebration

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Pan Mass Challenge 2016

For the 11th year in a row Team AGC participated in the PMC on August 6th to raise money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The team biked a rigorous 86 miles from Wellesley, Massachusetts to Bourne, Massachusetts. This year we were able to raise over $52,000 going directly to the fight against cancer. The ride was a huge success that was particularly touching, as cancer hits close to home for many members of our team. This is why we chose to actively support the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's goal of raising $46M, with each donation going in full to support innovative cancer… of "Pan Mass Challenge 2016

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AGC Partners Volunteers at ROCA 2016

On June 3rd, 2016, a group from AGC volunteered at ROCA, an organization focused on altering the life trajectories of America’s most high-risk young people – the young people that are involved in crime, engaged in dangerous behaviors, have rejected help, have dropped out of school, and are simply too difficult for other programs to serve. The AGC team worked alongside ROCA's young people to maintain several parks, cook meals, and clean. We made a lot of great connections with the young people and it was a positive eye-opening experience. of "AGC Partners Volunteers at ROCA 2016

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2016 Boston Half Marathon

On Sunday, May 29th a group from AGC participated in the 2016 Boston Run to Remember half marathon, which raises money in tribute to fallen law enforcement officers for the city’s Kids at Risk programs, benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs, summer camps, science camps and many other children’s nonprofits.  The event marks its 12th annual running in 2016, after last year’s race saw more than 9,000 runners cross the finish line in both races combined, including just over 7,000 finishers in the half marathon alone. of "2016 Boston Half Marathon

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Rosie’s Place 2016

In March, AGC donated a lunch to Rosie’s Place, a women’s shelter in the South End of Boston. By sponsoring the food costs of a nutritious meal in its dining room, AGC helped Rosie’s Place cope with the growing number of guests utilizing its services and the associated food costs of providing 3 nutritious meals every day of the year. Additionally, a group from the AGC team prepared and served the meal to Rosie’s Place guests. of "Rosie’s Place 2016

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AGC Partners Volunteers at the Salvation Army’s Christmas Castle

On Monday, December 7th from 12:30pm – 5:00pm AGC participated in the Salvation Army’s Christmas Castle. The event helps to provide nearly 4,000 families in the Boston area with a warm coats and toys during the holiday season. AGC helped turn the Park Plaza Castle into a Christmas winter wonderland by assisting with decorating, setting up tables, displaying the toys, etc; and Will Gray, BDA at AGC Partners, took on the special role as the Salvation Army's mascot. The event took place at The Park Plaza Castle in Boston's Back Bay. of "AGC Partners Volunteers at the Salvation Army’s Christmas Castle

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