Service projects will support local organizations addressing hunger and homelessness among Boston students and families

BOSTON, Mass. (November 9, 2017) – City Year Boston's 2017 Thanksgiving Service Day will gather more than 400 volunteers from across the city on November 17 to complete projects benefiting Boston students and families. Volunteers will pack hygiene kits and winter essentials, assemble toys and furniture for recently re-housed families, and make student and parent resources to support the Boston Public Schools' Homeless Education Resource Network, Catie's Closet, Massachusetts Coalition for Homelessness and Under One Roof, and Bridge Over Troubled Water.

WHAT: City Year Boston’s 2017 Thanksgiving Service Day

WHEN: Friday, November 17, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

WHERE: City Year Headquarters, 287 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

WHO: 400+ volunteers from across the Boston community, including corporate volunteers from several City Year Boston philanthropic partners. Volunteers will be divided into two-hour shifts of approximately 100 people.

For Press: We ask that members of the media RSVP and provide an estimated arrival time. Please present press credentials upon arrival at registration. For any questions or logistics information, contact Kassandra Mendes,

Photos from last year’s event can be found on City Year's Flickr.

Kassandra Mendes