I have been voluntarily running Neighbors For Neighbors since 2004 a labor of love because I know that being in service to each other makes the world a better place.
The funding for NeighborsForNeighbors.org comes solely from you our members.
It costs about $1,000 a year to keep this network up and running and cover operating expenses. I'd greatly appreciate if you chipped in a…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on April 20, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
If you do, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324), prompt #3
Please share far and wide!…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on April 18, 2013 at 9:16pm — No Comments
This has been a tough week but your generosity to host survivors displaced by the Boston Marathon Bombing is a true testament to goodness of human kind. Thank you.
What we anticipate will be needed next is housing for the…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on April 18, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Please share this post far and wide to let our out of town Marathoners and guests know they have a place to say if they've been displaced. Also, this resource will be critical in the coming days for out-of-town family members and friends visiting loved ones injured in the explosions. …Continue
We've made awesome progress today. In total 26 neighbors have been dug out. 8 More still need help, 2 of which are out of state (we'll help anyone who asks).
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 10, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments
There are many elderly and disabled neighbors who still need our help. In total, together we/SnowCrew have dug out 11 neighbors but there all these folks below still need out help.
Please pitch in where you can. Your help give these neighbors freedom, access to food and medicine, and greatly reduces their anxiety.
Today was a day many of us will remember for some time. In addition to digging yourselves out, many of you opted to help dig out your neighbors in need through SnowCrew.
In total, there have been 26 requests for assistance shoveling. Today, 9 homes/cars were dug out, 2 are still underway, and 16 others still need to be shoveled.
I want to give a special shot out to Jen Barnes, from HolonDesign.com who…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 9, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments
It just got a lot easier to find out which of your nearby neighbors need help during and after the blizzard.
Fill out this form now to be notified when an elderly, disabled, or sick neighbor near you submits a request for assistance.
Then, if you are willing…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 8, 2013 at 6:48pm — No Comments
MEDIA ADVISORY 3.8.2013
NEIGHBORSFORNEIGHBORS.ORG ACTIVATES SNOWCREW
A FREE SELF-SERVE ONLINE SHOVELING TOOL FOR THE EDERLY, DISABLED, AND…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 8, 2013 at 12:45am — No Comments
By most accounts, it's going to snow a lot on Friday and Saturday - 18 to 24 inches.
Here are the top 10 questions to ask yourself and your neighbors before the storm:
A massive snow storm is expected to hit Boston this Friday and dump 1 to 2 feet of snow!
While snow storms can be fun, they can also cause a lot hardship for our elderly, disabled, and sick neighbors as snow makes it very difficult to for them to get basics such as food, medicine, and getting around town.
On Saturday, the area will host Urban Shield: Boston, a 24-hour training exercise that simulates large-scale public safety incidents in the metro-Boston area. Urban Shield: Boston will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday and conclude at 8 a.m. Sunday. It will include personnel from the City of Boston, (including Boston Police, Fire, and EMS) Metro-Boston Homeland Security Region, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), the Conference of…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on November 1, 2012 at 1:38pm — No Comments
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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on October 28, 2012 at 6:56pm — No Comments
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on October 27, 2012 at 9:37pm — No Comments
Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced preparedness plans for the City of Boston to deal with potential impacts of Hurricane Sandy. The high-impact storm is expected to reach Boston late Sunday, bringing heavy rain and hurricane-force winds, with the brunt of the storm arriving late Monday evening and into Tuesday morning. While City departments are taking measures to prepare for Sandy’s arrival, Mayor Menino reminds residents to take precautions and use common sense to stay safe throughout…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on October 27, 2012 at 8:52pm — No Comments
It's gonna get hot - please take care of yourselves and your neighbors. See the advisory.
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on June 19, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
The Boston Transportation Department would like to advise commuters to use caution this evening during the PM commute due to the forecasted heavy rain and wind expected this afternoon.
Motorists should lower traffic speed to avoid hydroplaning and skidding on slick roadway surfaces. An extra emphasis should be placed on pedestrian movement during this inclement weather as visibility will be impacted.
Traffic delays and congestion should be expected throughout the afternoon. …Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on October 19, 2011 at 3:53pm — No Comments
The National Weather Service has issued a hurricane watch for coastal Massachusetts, including the City of Boston. A hurricane watch means that hurricane conditions are possible within the next 48 hours. In addition, a flood watch has been issued and will be in effect beginning Saturday evening and into Sunday night.
The City urges individuals and businesses to closely monitor this storm and complete any preparations for its potential impact by Saturday evening. Tips on how best to…
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on August 26, 2011 at 4:20pm — No Comments
Here is what you need to know about Staying Informed During an Emergency:
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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on August 25, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments