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About Us

Boston Cares is the largest volunteer agency in New England, a member of the Points of Light Global Network, and an award-winning leader in the volunteer engagement sector. Filling more than 20,000 volunteer spots annually in support of more than 150 Greater Boston schools and non-profit agencies, we offer a wide array of programs and opportunities that make it simple for you to volunteer no matter how busy your schedule. We believe volunteers transform communities through service and civic engagement.

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2024 MLK Day Service Event

Since 2006, Boston Cares has celebrated Dr. King's birthday by bringing the community together through service. The 2024 MLK Weekend will focus on the importance of civic engagement and ways that individuals can influence change in their community by using the Points of Light Civic Circle as a framework. Click below to read more, and join us in the variety of ways you can engage with us this upcoming January!


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