Just before school ended this year, we were saddened to learn that our founder, Mary Samp, had passed away at the age of 96 on June 19, 2017. A 70-year resident of Cambridge, Mary is remembered by so many people as a person who quite deliberately built family and built community every day. Her talent for kindness extended into her time living at Youville
We’d like the chance to thank you in person. You are invited to the Volunteer Recognition event and 26th Annual Mack I. Davis II Awards. We also will present the Kenneth S. Neal Award, honoring an educator for community collaboration, to Dr. Kimberly Parker. Join us Wednesday, May 24, 4:00-6:00 pm, Fitzgerald Theater, Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, 459 Broadway. Refreshments will be served.
At CSV’s upcoming fundraiser, Studio51, on April 7, 2017 at 6:30 PM – 10 PM at the Lunder Arts Center, Lesley University in Porter Square, we will be auctioning off two unusual and fabulous prizes: 1- a blow-your-socks off, six-course dinner party for 10 people by Chef Nookie Postal or 2 – a full course of orthodontia for an adult or child Details below.
Grab your dancing shoes and get ready to dance the night away with parents, teachers, and volunteers, all to support CSV’s free programs in the Cambridge public schools. The party will feature food and free-flowing beverages from Commonwealth Cambridge and dance music from DJ iParty Right, a.k.a. Alvin Benjamin Carter III. This party sells out, because it is the best deal in town for
On Tuesday, May 17, 5:00 – 6:30 PM, at the Fitzgerald Theater, CSV invites the community and most particularly our volunteers to our “Warm Spring Thank-You and Mingle”. This free event is our year-end appreciation for all volunteers. Enjoy snacks, beverages, and our warm gratitude. We also invite parents, teachers, and community members to attend to support your volunteers. The event is also an
We were beyond delighted to spend time with our almost-200 guests at the Lunder Arts Center at CSV 50! on Friday. If you’ve been to our annual CSV Now! event in the past, you know this fundraising event stood out. We danced, we reveled, we laughed. Why? Because we tapped into the joy of our students and volunteers—fifty years’ worth! For Cambridge Public School students who
Not everyone can be a school volunteer. It’s also not always simple to donate important community causes, even those you value. That’s why we’re grateful that Whole Foods Market did make it easy—easy as pie! Our gratitude goes out to those of you who became supporters of Cambridge School Volunteers on September 16, 2015, through a special shopping day at Whole Foods Markets. Whole Foods has donated $14,244, 5% of the net proceeds from
“I love to learn and to help others to learn.” “Helping others to achieve their goals through education is very important to me.” “When you have an emotional, personal connection with a student, it’s very meaningful.” “I love to motivate students, to give them confidence, and to show them that if I came to this country and can succeed, then they can too.” “I’m
October 27, 2015 Whole Foods Markets Donates Over $14,000 to Cambridge School Volunteers The Cambridge Whole Foods Markets donated $14,244 to Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) on Tuesday, October 27th at 3:00 pm, during a check presentation ceremony at the Whole Foods Market on Prospect Street in Cambridge. The donation represents 5 percent of the sales from the three Whole Foods Cambridge locations during last
On September 16, 2015, Whole Foods donated 5% of the net proceeds from its three Cambridge markets to Cambridge School Volunteers. We also spent the day recruiting volunteers in all three stores, and we had the chance to tell a lot of shoppers how much it meant to us. We are so grateful to our community for coming out on a Wednesday to support