The Elderly Commission is looking for volunteers to help with an important day of service, meeting potentially isolated older adults and linking them to City services. Last May, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Elderly Commission launched the Age-Friendly Action Plan with a goal of connecting with more seniors across Boston to make sure they know about important City resources. Now we need your help to reach as many residents as we can by heading out to their neighborhoods.
Project Connect-the-Knocks! will be taking place on Thursday, November 15th, with a Kick-off by the Mayor starting at 10 AM. Following a brief training, volunteers will head out in teams to knock on the doors of the households we've identified, conduct a brief survey, and distribute information on available resources. Volunteers with cars are especially desired, as well as those who speak another language, particularly Haitian Creole or Spanish. It will be a busy morning starting at 10 AM. Food will be provided as a thank you to our wonderful volunteers.
Where: Kick off - the Mattapan ABCD (535 River Street, Mattapan, MA 02126)
What: Volunteers will be asked to go out in teams to knock on the doors of the households we've identified, conduct a brief 5-question survey, and distribute information on available resources.
Why: The goal is to provide residents with information about the city services that are in place to help them.
If you're able to help us, please sign up by filling out this form and share this email with friends and co-workers!
If you have any questions about the day or what it will entail, you can contact Eugenia Soiles (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Thank you so much for considering helping us achieve this important mission!