The mission of SCI Woburn is to strengthen the community by connecting diverse individuals and organizations through civic engagement initiatives. The SCI Woburn website serves as a community resource connecting residents to volunteer opportunities, community events and resources.

First Congregational Church of Woburn

Woburn's 375th Anniversary Celebration is set to kick off this January, with an exciting line-up of events throughout the year. The Woburn City Hall released a tentative list of the goings-on that you can expect for 2017. 

The first event in celebrating the New Year will be an interfaith celebration to take place at the First Congregational Church. The keynote speaker of the event will be Massachusetts state Senator Ed Markey! Also featured will be a local children's choir led by Lynn Burns, the High School Choir, the Mishawum Choral Society, and a special 375th community choir, led by Brian Gilbertie. There will also be a re-enactment of the ordination of Woburn's first minister, Rev. Thomas Carter, in 1642.

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SCI, in partnership with the James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club of Woburn and the Woburn Public Schools, is seeking youth volunteers between the ages of 14-18 for an upcoming youth leadership program. The volunteers will receive training to prepare them to serve as youth mentors for students of both Kennedy and Joyce middle schools. As mentors, the volunteers will lead middle school students in discussions on a variety of topics of importance to teenagers.
 
If you are interested in becoming a youth volunteer for this program, please email mobrien@socialcapitalinc.org
 
Heroes on the Water volunteers helping a veteran

Don't miss out on Heroes on the Water's Dining for a Cause event, taking place this Wednesday, December 14 from 4pm-9pm at the 99 Restaurant lcoated at 291 Mishawum Rd. in Woburn! 15% of the nights proceeds will be donated to Heroes on the Water Boston. There will also be a raffle table. The event flyer must be brought to the 99 in order for the restaurant to donate the proceeds to Heroes on the Water. If you have any questions, or need a copy of the flyer, contact gfowle4308@gmail.com.

Flyer for Career Open House

The North Suburban YMCA will be hosting a Career Open House this Thursday, December 8 from 4pm-6pm. The open house will focus on a number of early education career opportunities that are currently open at the YMCA. Some full and part-time positions include:

- Early Education Directors
- Preschool Teachers
- Infant/Toddler Teachers
- After School Group Educators
- Child Watch Staff

The event will be held at 137 Lexington St. in Woburn. Click here to directly apply to a position
 

Flyer for Toys for Tots at the Taproom event

The Lord Hobo Brewing Company will be hosting its first annual Toys for Tots at the Taproom event, this Saturday, December 10 from noon-10pm. The event is being hosted in collaboration with a number of other community partners, including Grandstand Glassware & Apparel, BostonBean Coffee Company, and Movement as Medicine. Christmas surprises will abound and free flights will be had! 
 

Flyer for BloodMobile event

The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer will be hosting a BloodMobile this Sunday, December 11 from 9am-3pm. The BloodMobile comes from the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham & Women's Hospital. Stop by 60 Forest Park Rd. in Woburn at any time to donate. If you'd like to reserve a spot, please contact the church's office at 781-933-4600. 

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Today we celebrate #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Its meant to kick off the charitable season, when people around the world focus on the holidays and end-of-year giving. SCI encourages everyone to get involved in their community and give back in whatever way they can.

One way to impact your community, and communities throughout the Eastern Massachusetts region, is to donate to Social Capital Inc. (SCI). With your support, we are able to impact communities through various initiatives, from promoting understanding and cultural awareness, to youth leadership and healthy-eating programs. Click here to donate to SCI. We appreciate any and all support!