|Share Your Sight--Volunteer for a Blind Neighbor|
|MAB's Volunteer Program was
|Dean Denniston |
featured in an article in the Brookline TAB.
It profiled longtime client Dean Denniston, who uses volunteers for reading mail, paying bills and other clerical work. With some things, Dean says "technology does not replace a human being." Read the story.
MAB's Volunteer Program matches visually impaired individuals with sighted volunteers who assist with errands and tasks. Summer is a great time to volunteer and we have a waiting list of more than fifty people looking for help. Children under the age of 18 can volunteer with an adult. Learn more about volunteering in your community.
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You may have noticed that this year MAB launched new logos and identities for our programs. We had help from a great team, Sprague Nelson and Phase Two Design.
But we're not just about looking good.
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|Barbara Salisbury Appointed to Special Commission on Brain Injury|
We're proud to announce that Governor Deval Patrick has appointed MAB CEO Barbara Salisbury to the first Special Commission on Brain Injury of Massachusetts, which joins key community members, legislators, and state policymakers concerned with issues related to services for individuals with brain injury in the Commonwealth. The special commission
was established this year to investigate and study the rehabilitative, residential and integrated community-based support services for people with acquired and traumatic brain injury in Massachusetts.
Experience. Innovation. MAB Community Services has been creating opportunities for people with disabilities since 1903. Our experience allows us to forge strong community partnerships to meet the pressing need for high quality services and transform lives.
|Get Involved: Donate or Volunteer Today|
To mail a donation, please make your check out to MAB Community Services and mail to:
MAB Community Services
200 Ivy St
Brookline, MA 02446