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Resources for holiday meals and more
December 16, 2022
Many people this season need assistance with food, shelter, and other resources.

Please share this information for services in the Merrimack Valley and North Shore compiled with assistance from North Shore Community Action Programs.

Recent News

Volunteers needed to deliver meals in Dracut and Haverhill areas

Media Release January 3, 2023 AgeSpan is seeking drivers and on-call volunteers to support our home-delivered meals program particularly in the areas of Dracut and Greater Haverhill. Volunteers are needed immediately. This is a wonderful way to give back and help...

Mobile Market featured on WCVB-Channel 5

AgeSpan employees and volunteers, including Food Initiatives Program Manager Ruth Ortiz, were interviewed about our Mobile Food Market as part of WCVB-Channel 5 Boston's Day of Giving, which aired September 22, to benefit The Greater Boston Food Bank.  Our free market...

Award-winning robotic pets program helps dementia patients

By Jill Harmacinski jharmacinski@eagletribune.com LAWRENCE — Many people love animals and crave the comfort, companionship and loyalty of their own pet. An award-winning local program helps individuals with dementia achieve that without having to feed, pick up after...

AgeSpan to launch its first Mobile Food Market in Lawrence

The market is a collaboration with The Greater Boston Food Bank and Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence This summer, people of all ages will be able to choose from a wide variety of produce and other foods at the new AgeSpan Mobile Market in Lawrence. AgeSpan partnered...

AgeSpan wins national award for its robotic comfort pets program

AgeSpan was one of 43 agencies honored for innovative programs and initiatives that help older adults at the 2022 USAging Innovations and Achievement Awards. The national awards highlight success programs and were presented at the USAging 47th Annual Conference and...

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