Woburn Council of Social Concern

John McElhiney Memorial Auction

From date: 
Sat, 04/29/2017 - 6:00pm

The Council of Social Concern will be hosting its annual John McElhiney Memorial Auction on Saturday, April 29 starting at 6pm. The event will take place at the Crest View Plaza on 36 Montvale Avenue in Woburn, MA. All proceeds will benefit agency programs.

Registration for the event is $35 and includes admission and a buffet dinner. Doors will open at 5:45pm and the silent auction, buffet dinner and live auction will begin at 6pm. Platinum sponsor for this event is the Cummings Foundation and Gold sponsors are the Winchester Co-operative Bank and Winchester Hospital.

Council of Social Concern's 26th Annual Auction

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On Friday, May 2nd the Council of Social Concern will host their 26th Annual Auction. This event will take place at the Crowne Plaza located at 15 Middlesex Canal Road in Woburn beginning at 6:00 pm. Tickets are $40 per person and are only sold in advance. No tickets will be available for purchase at the door. The event will have a buffet dinner, cash bar, a silent and live auction. There will be an abundance of great items to bid on including, sports memorabilia, theatre tickets, sporting events, restaurants, gift certificates, and much more.

Council of Social Concern Annual Telethon in Memory of Donald Manzelli

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On Sunday, March 9 the Woburn Public Media Center, Comcast, and the Council of Social Concern will work together to make the 6th annual Council of Social Concern telethon another successful event. This event will take place at the Woburn Public Media Center at Woburn Memorial High School located at 88 Montvale Ave from Noon to 3 pm. The telethon will help promote the Council of Social Concern's programs that provide hope, help, and support to those most in need in our community. All proceeds raised from the telethon will go directly to the agency's programs.

Annual Holiday Food Basket Project

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The Council of Social Concern is preparing for their 28th Annual Holiday food basket distribution. Baskets containing food items for a holiday meal are prepared and distributed to needy families in Woburn and Winchester for Thanksgiving and again in December.

Holiday Food Drive

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The Council of Social Concern located at 2 Merrimac Street in Woburn will be hosting its Holiday Food Drive.This food drive will help benefit families in need be able to celebrate the holidays. This year's goal is to fill 20 baskets with food and beverages for the Food Pantry. You may choose to donate food to the pantry directly by giving them a few items or you may opt to create your own Holiday basket with necessary items, please see below for what items are necessary for the basket.

CSC Golf Tournament

From date: 
Mon, 09/24/2012 - 8:00am

The Woburn Council of Social Concern will be holding their annual Golf Tournament at Woburn Country Club.

Food Pantry Seeks Gardening Help

A Letter to the Editor from Karen Colatrella, Food Pantry Director

Last year, the Woburn Community Gardens, sponsored by the Woburn Conservation Commission, was kind enough to provide two plots for Council of Social Concern’s Food Pantry.  A volunteer spearheaded the whole idea, provided the seeds and planted the crops.  When he moved out of state, two other volunteers stepped up to water, weed, harvest and deliver the produce to the Food Pantry.  Needless to say, this was an incredible amount of work, and these three amazing individuals have our undying gratitude!
I can’t tell you how much it meant to our Food Pantry clients from Woburn and Winchester to have fresh produce available last summer.  Because it is expensive to purchase, it was a real luxury to have this healthy, nutritious food available at their Food Pantry visits.  Winchester Hospital also participated by providing recipes and suggestions for using the vegetables that were harvested.

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