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Going once, going twice . . . braces for your kid! Or dinner for 10!

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.

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Studio 51 fundraiser party

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

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Our impact

We are connected to the community at large, one that offers a wealth of knowledge and experience. We are able to recruit tutors and mentors of very high quality to benefit the students of Cambridge. Watch this video to understand the extent of our impact and how we’ve drawn on the community for support over the last fifty years, here, and keep reading below:

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You Are Invited – Tues. May 17, 5:00

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

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MIT Puts Books in the Hands of Kids

Fifty years after our founding, we at Cambridge School Volunteers have a lot of practice in creating deep community connections. But another local institution, MIT, is commemorating a century of community connections in Cambridge. For its 100th anniversary of moving to Cambridge, MIT has celebrated in style, running a series of open houses, service events, and community drives. CSV was grateful to receive the

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CSV 50!

No fooling, we’re fifty! Dance the night away with DJ iPartyRight, Alvin Benjamin Carter III, and enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres from Commonwealth Restaurant and its chef owner Steve “Nookie” Postal, all to benefit Cambridge School Volunteers and its free programs in the Cambridge Public Schools. Thank you to our early sponsors For more information, contact Jennifer Fries. Champion Sanofi Genzyme Patron Lesley University Powered

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Happy birthday to us!

Happy 50th birthday to Cambridge School Volunteers! “Through the years CSV has been integral to supporting our school partnerships that pair volunteers with our students. They have opened doors to many opportunities to our students that they wouldn’t typically be exposed to.” Kathy Walsh Malone, Teacher, Kennedy-Longfellow School In 1966, a group of Cambridge mothers—Mary Samp, Florence Mintz, Bette Rae Preus, and Marsha Stainton—came together

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Six reasons to give to CSV

#Giving Tuesday A New Holiday Tradition Today, as you think about your charitable giving options, we hope you choose to donate to Cambridge School Volunteers to see your gift help students locally. Why?  Here’s six reasons: Cambridge School Volunteers provides a means for our volunteer tutors andmentors to open doors for students, doors to literature, science, technology, poetry, engineering, and mathematics. Making an online

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That’s a lot of carrots!

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

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New CSV Volunteers Hope to Make a Difference in Students’ Lives

“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

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