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Clean Out Your Closet to Benefit Your Community

Spring is in the air and even though we might be jumping the gun with pulling out the shorts and flip-flops, a crop of exciting environmental volunteer opportunities are on the horizon. As the weather continues to warm, keep an eye out for opportunities with great agencies like The Esplanade Association, The Food Project, EarthWorks and Gaining Ground. Hopefully this weather will also inspire you to do a little spring cleaning! I know that the bar in my closet is sagging a bit from all the clothes hung on it, and there are some really worthy organizations that will be glad to take some of that weight for you. Men’s clothes are especially needed at the New England Center for Homeless Vets and Friday Night Supper Program (located in the basement of Arlington Street Church). Women’s clothes can be dropped off at Women’s Lunch Place or Rosie’s Place. And if you have more than just clothes, Boomerangs in Jamaica Plain is a fantastic second-hand shop where all the proceeds from sales benefit the AIDS Action Committee. Do some good while making room for your spring wardrobe!

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Fun Fact Friday… Fenway Style

Happy Friday my glorious ONEin3ers, I hope you are looking forward to the weekend as much as I am.  This week on “Fun Fact Friday” we are going with a wishful thinking route.

I am convinced January is the worst month of the year in Boston so I think we can’t help but look forward to spring.  Like many Bostonians, I am a Red Sox fan. So like most, I think one of the best things about spring is opening day at Fenway.

This year the Red Sox take the field on April 4th, which is far from meaning that warmth as graced the city with its presence, but yet, still a sign of good things to come.  So in celebration of wishful forward thinking we are giving you wonderful facts about the Red Sox and Fenway Park:

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