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3rd Annual Mary Mulvey Jacobson's Families in Need Fundraiser

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Costello's Tavern

723 Centre Street

Boston, MA 02130

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Please join us for our 3rd annual fundraising evening in Jamaica Plain to support Mary Mulvey Jacobson's Families in Need, serving local families. We will have raffles, light appetizers and a cash bar.

Admission tickets are $25 each and can be purchased here or by mailing a check to: Families in Need, P.O. Box 320113, West Roxbury MA, 02132. Email WRBPA2@gmail.com with any questions about donations or tickets.

If you're unable to join us on March 21st, please consider buying tickets here anyway as a donation!

A bit of background on Families in Need:

Thirty years ago, Mary Mulvey Jacobson decided to find a way to help those in her community who couldn’t make ends meet at the holidays. After much research, she worked with the Parkway YMCA, local businesses and Parkway residents to deliver full turkey dinners with all the trimmings to those struggling to afford a special meal at Thanksgiving and Christmas, and called the program Families in Need.

In the first few years Mary provided meals to less than twenty families. She made sure they had food on the table during the holidays, thanks to the efforts of a handful of volunteers. As time passed, more and more people experiencing financial hardship were referred to Families in Need and Mary recruited more help.

Last year, thanks to all this collective hard work, well over 300 families received these food donations and over 100 people volunteered to make it happen. Families in Need has become a wonderful holiday season tradition, helping people within and beyond the Parkway Community.

We have recently expanded our giving to help families year round. Last year we:

  • Sponsored two weeks of physical therapy for two people at Journey Forward
  • Paid for two weeks of summer camp for two children at the Parkway YMCA and the Dedham Community House
  • Sponsored breakfast and lunch at Camp Harborview
  • Donated to the college fund of a family with triplets who lost their mother to cancer

Unfortunately, as you may know, Mary passed away in May of 2017. Her family, friends and members of our community miss her dearly. We fondly remember her for her compassion, dedication, friendship, and wonderful sense of humor. It is in the spirit of these great memories that we want to ensure that Mary’s legacy continues.

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