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NBHS Whaler Marching Band Uniform Drive

The New Bedford High School Band Boosters Association is launching a campaign to raise $50,000 to purchase new uniforms for the Whaler Marching Band. The 2015-2016 school year marks the 16th season the students have performed in regional competitions, community parades, and school events wearing the same uniforms purchased in …

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Wrapping up the Holidays for The Women’s Center: seeking “Holiday Helpers” to help brighten the holidays for victims of violence, abuse and trauma

The Women’s Center (TWC) is seeking “Holiday Helpers” to help brighten the holidays for women and children who are victims of violence, abuse and trauma. There are several ways adults and youth can make a difference this season for survivors of domestic violence. VOLUNTEER TO WRAP GIFTS. Adults and youth …

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New Bedford Health Department Seeking Health Coaches

New Bedford City Hall

The New Bedford Health Department is seeking individuals to serve as paid coaches for the Southeastern Health Initiative for Transformation (SHIFT) program. SHIFT is a community partnership aimed at helping New Bedford residents learn to manage three important health conditions: childhood asthma, falls by older adults, and chronic illness like …

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Blue Christmas Service: When the Holidays Hurt

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Dartmouth is offering a community-wide “Blue Christmas” service for those for those who are experiencing grief, loss, loneliness or pain and may not experience the joy of the holiday season. This service of hope and healing is a safe refuge to acknowledge the pain of this …

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Hunger Heroes Project: Families Helping Families

WHAT: United Way of Greater New Bedford will host its first annual Hunger Heroes Project: Families Helping Families. Families are being encouraged to volunteer together on November 21st, National Family Volunteer Day, to help give other families a happy Thanksgiving. During this event, 400 Thanksgiving packages will be prepared to …

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