Author Archives: Adam Sennott

Contributing with style: American designers raise $280,000 for Japan

More than 100 fashion designers came together in New York, USA, this past April, raising $280,000 for those affected by the March 11th earthquake/tsunami in Japan. Fashion Girls for Japan held its two day 60+ Designers/60+ Rolling Racks sample sale event, featuring clothing from designers across New York this April. The event raised $280,000 for

Exclusive Interview with New York Times Columnist Gail Collins

New York Times Columnist and author Gail Collins never imagined her writing career would take her as far as it has. Collins says she picked up her interest in writing early in life from her mother. She would later grow up to earn a degree in journalism from Marquette University and a degree in government

Constructing Awareness: Canstruction Competition Builds 25,000 Pounds of Food for the Greater Boston Food Bank

What do Conan O’Brien, Mr. Potato Head, and Garfield have in common? They were all at Bunker Hill Community College earlier this month, raising 25,000 pounds of food for the Greater Boston Food Bank. Bunker Hill Community College hosted the 15th annual Canstruction Design and Build Competition, in which architecture and design firms build giant

State 35: Project 50/50 Rolls Into Massachusetts

Homeless at 24, she no longer wanted to chase the almighty dollar, so she and her dog, Zuzu climbed into their blue pickup truck, named Bubba. She left in order to capture America’s hopes and dreams. Shay Kelley, a 24-year-old former partner at a marketing firm in Jackson Mississippi, recently rolled into Massachusetts. It’s the

Editorial

In the last issue I formerly introduced myself as editor of Spare Change. Now that readers have an idea of who I am, I would like to take the opportunity outline some of my goals for the paper. First and foremost it is my goal to keep Spare Change in line with its mission to

Trained and Ready: Pine Street Inn Celebrates Job Training Graduation

[img_assist|nid=309|title=Pine Street’s Training Program’s Proud Graduates|desc=|link=none|align=center|width=640|height=427] They signed up with the goal of becoming self sufficient, and graduate with the skills necessary to find a job and get back on their feet. The Pine Street Inn celebrated it’s annual job training graduation ceremony on June 24th, granting certificates in honor of students who completed either

Trained and Ready: Pine Street Inn Celebrates Job Training Graduation

They signed up with the goal of becoming self sufficient, and graduate with the skills necessary to find a job and get back on their feet. The Pine Street Inn celebrated it’s annual job training graduation ceremony on June 24th, granting certificates in honor of students who completed either the food services or building maintenance

'Out of This World' Efforts of Mother of 93 Little Wanderers Honored

[img_assist|nid=276|title=|desc=|link=none|align=center|width=640|height=457] This past May, the nation’s oldest non-profit child and family service agency honored a woman who has cared for 93 children at an event that was out of this world. The Home For Little Wanderers held their annual Voices and Visions Gala at The Seaport World Trade Center on May 26th. During this year’s

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