Hello neighbors, for those of you who live in Boston and are on Nextdoor, starting today, you'll get tips and great info from Greenovate Boston on how to make your neighborhood more sustainable! Haven't joined nextdoor yet? Sign up here…See More
It's Joseph Porcelli the founder and organizer of Neighbors for Neighbors and Snowcrew. I'm writing to invite you to …Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on June 1, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
All the snow this past winter was challenging, but as a community we got through it together. We got through it together because over 1,567 of you volunteered to help shovel out your neighbors in need via Snowcrew.org.
While snowcrew.org is an awesome tool, it does not address the root problem of us not knowing who are our neighbors are. If we all knew our…Continue
Snowcrew.org is now live in public beta and its awesome! Requesting shoveling assistance or scouting to see who needs help shoveling near you has never been easier or more fun.
SIGN UP: Click here to create your Snowcrew Yeti profile now!…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 12, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
As you've heard, we are in for severe winter weather beginning tonight that will effect those of you from VT to VA. Because of this we've activated …Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 4, 2014 at 10:07pm — No Comments
Washington, DC, February 3, 2014 - Snowcrew has…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 3, 2014 at 8:44pm — No Comments
Hey folks, let me know if you'd like to set up an interview or if there is anything else you need. Your help getting the word out would be greatly appreciated!
Joseph Porcelli - Snowcrew Founder and Volunteer Organizer
857-222-4420 - email@example.com - @JosephPorcelli…
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 21, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
I'd like to activate Snow Crew for Buffalo and Erie County NY to help elderly, disabled and sick neighbors get shoveled out from the Blizzard. Before I do, I need 300 volunteers.
Please share this post an video with people you know who live there.
To sign up to volunteer and notified when a neighbor inBuffalo or Erie County NY need shoveling assistance click "Sign up to help" on the…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 7, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments
So far, 33 people have either resolved their shovel request or you have dug them. Job well done!
The neighbors below are still waiting for help. Here are the five things you can do to help:
1) Dig them out yourself
2) Blog about this on your own blog.
3) Tweet this post out. Kindly reference #SnowCrew and or @Neighbortweet
4) Share this on facebook.
5) If you live in Boston, Cambridge, or Somerville you can sign up to be notified…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 4, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
I've been organizing SnowCrew for 4 years now and the last 2 from Washington DC. It's one of my favorite things to do but also can be really hard and stressful especially since I do this in my free time and I have a full time job.
This year we have made two awesome advancements and will be introducing phase 1 of SnowCrew.org in a couple of weeks.
What’s new so far this…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 4, 2014 at 12:20am — No Comments
It's Joseph Porcelli the volunteer organizer and founder of NeighborsForNeighbors.org writing to you for the first time from our new awesome digital communication management system powered and donated by GovDelivery (my employer).
As you know it's snowing like crazy right now and therefore I have activated SnowCrew. If you need shoveling assistance, please add your request on the …Continue
I have activated SnowCrew from ME to VA. If you or someone you know need assistance shoveling out from the storm, please share this post with them.
SnowCrew only works when nearby neighbors who can help shovel do. To be notified when a neighbor needs shoveling assistance, please up for email updates for…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 2, 2014 at 9:10am — No Comments
Some info from the city of Boston:
Snow Emergency/Parking Ban: Snow Emergency and Parking Ban in Effect TOMORROW, Thursday, January 2 at NOON. Register for updates:cityofboston.gov/alertboston
Schools: Normal schedule on Thursday, January 2. Closed Friday, January…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 1, 2014 at 6:49pm — No Comments
What are twitter alerts?
Twitter Alerts are Tweets published by select public agencies and emergency organizations during a crisis or emergency that contain up-to-date information relevant to an unfolding event, such as public safety warnings and evacuation instructions.
Alerts will appear highlighted on your home timeline and are instantly sent to your device as a mobile notification.
Where do I sign…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on December 31, 2013 at 2:38pm — No Comments
Please extend your generosity this holiday season to support the great work done by Maura Ramsey and her staff at the South Street Youth Center in Jamaica Plain.
Please join me in making up the $2,000 gap they need to continue to provide life transforming services to neighborhood youth in Jamaica Plain.
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on December 21, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on December 19, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on December 18, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
The following is message from the Boston Police Department to All Residents of E-13 Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130.
TO ALL RESIDENTS IN DISTRICT E-13
District E-13 has seen an increase of breaking and entering incidents since the beginning of the year. Arrests have been made in some incidents, while many are still under investigation. We are asking you to help us prevent further victimization by observing our “Protect Your Home Tips” outlined…Continue
August 29, 2013 - We, at District E-13, have discovered a pattern of three young black males, teens, entering through windows during the early to mid evening, sometimes just reaching in and stealing a laptop or other items, in the South Street area. Although, these incidents are under investigation, we are asking you to help us prevent further victimization by observing our “Protect your Home” tips outlined below:
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on August 29, 2013 at 2:36pm — No Comments
The Home Depot is offering a free preparedness workshop this Saturday at the Home Depot at the South Bay Shopping Center (5 Allstate Rd, Boston, MA 02125) and many other location up and down the east coast 9:00am to 10:30am.
These workshops are designed to help residents in hurricane-affected markets prepare their homes, families and businesses for a possible hurricane. Attendees will learn about generator safety; sizing generators for…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on July 25, 2013 at 2:11pm — No Comments