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Phone: 617-522-7777
18 Marbury Terrace
Jamaica Plain
Massachusetts 02130
USA
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Target demographics: We provide free, home-style meals for 1,300 individuals a year who are affected by HIV/AIDS, cancer, MS or another life threatening illness. 95% of our clients are below the poverty level.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Slice and dice vegetables to prepare a soup or salad for over 800 home bound clients living with critical illnesses

Geographic areas served: 18 different communities throughout Massachusetts.

Programs: Meal Program for the Critically Ill: We deliver 395,000 free, home-style meals to 1,300 people per year, who are too sick to cook for themselves or their families. Currently caring for clients with 35 different life-threatening illnesses, 95% of whom live at or below the poverty level.
Nutrition Education: Our nutrition education and counseling program builds upon our expertise in nutrition therapy to provide support to clients and community members struggling with critical as well as chronic illnesses.
Food Service Job Training:The Teaching Kitchen offers a 12-week food service job-training program, focused on those with barriers to employment.
Volunteer: As one of the largest volunteer programs in the area, we welcome 1,500 volunteers per month who work in our kitchen and deliver meals.
Local Foods Program: We are committed to using fresh, local ingredients in our kitchen, and aim to support and collaborate with local farmers, fishermen and food producers.

Mission:
We are a food and nutrition program providing services throughout Massachusetts to 1,300 individuals and families per year living with critical and chronic illnesses. We give our clients, their dependent families, and caregivers appealing, nutritious meals, and send the message to those in greatest need that someone cares.
Results:
In 2012 we provided 395,000 free, nutritionally tailored meals to sick individuals.

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10/04/13
The number of people to whom this wonderful organization "delivers" is immense. From the critically ill it delivers meals and caring to every single day, to the people they deliver hope and opportunity to through that thing called "work", to the volunteers to whom it delivers fulfillment and to its... more »
10/04/13
My wife and I started doing deliveries for Community Servings about a year ago and we absolutely love it! The staff are all so welcoming and just all around warm people. We truly look forward to seeing them for our shifts. Community Servings is an incredible organization that is very well run and... more »
12/10/11
This is an awesome place to volunteer. People from all backgrounds help out at the kitchen, but everyone definitely acts as one family. I always feel welcomed. I work sometimes on the weekdays, but mainly on Saturdays. It is one of the only few things that can get me out of my bed on Sat mornings. I... more »
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