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From the onset of the closure of schools in Woburn the district has been working hard to provide food to those in need.  As the public health crisis is an ongoing and rapidly evolving situation there have been necessary changes made to the food assistance program along the way.  

The YMCA of Greater Boston branches and centers will be open for Emergency Care on a drop in basis, in accordance with state guidelines. They will be serving infants, toddlers, preschoolers and

Many families rely on the public schools for a daily breakfast and lunch for their children.  With schools closed some are left wondering where they will get their next meal.  We are also being encouraged to avoid the grocery stores as much as possible and restaurants are operating on a take out and delivery basis only.  Even if we are able to get to the stores the shelves are picked over and options are limited.  With all the closures right now our community is also struggling with unempoloyment and other financial strains.  What are we to do?  

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In times of crisis and uncertainty there is a silver lining to be found.  Often, people are awakened to the importance of cooperation and connectivity.

At SCI, we had begun recruiting volunteers interested in helping seniors and others in need of assistance during this time. To that end, we created a Facebook group, Woburn SERV (SCI Engaging Resident Volunteers).  https://www.facebook.com/groups/WoburnSERV/ We encourage you to join!

At SCI Woburn we have been monitoring the growing COVID-19 crisis and looking for ways we can help the community stay connected and well.  To that end, we have created a dedicated webpage to  house incoming information to help Woburnites navigate during this difficult time.  We currently have information about a variety of resources from food to education.  You can find hours and locations of prepared meal pick ups at the WMHS, AltaVesta and the Dwelling Place Soup Kitchen.  There is a link to the City's page with up to date city closures as well as a link to the WPS website with all kinds

Check our commuity calendar for more details on these community fundraisers.

 

March 14, 2020     James L. McKowen Boys & Girls Club Pot of Gold Grand Prize Drawing

March 21, 2020     Gala 2020-Hosted by the Woburn Public Library Foundation

March 24, 2020     North Suburban YMCA's 3rd Annual Mac n Cheese Bowl

March 26, 2020     Social Capital Inc's Luncheon

April 3, 2020         Council of Social Concern's 32nd Annual Auction

April 18, 2020       NuPath Walk the Walk

April 25, 2020       Rotary Club of Woburn Comedy Night

The weather is getting warmer and we are seeing more and more signs that spring is indeed on its way.