Tag: winter

  • Sponsor a Spare Change Vendor!

    Sponsor a Spare Change Vendor!

    If you want to help our vendors stay warm this winter, you can order them some winter gear directly though our Amazon wish list here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/1KS675B75LFP7/ref=cm_wl_list_o_1. This year we have 22 vendors who have need of winter gear that will enable them to sell papers in inclement weather. We are handling this event a bit […]

  • Winter in Boston

    Winter in Boston

    I’m tired of winter in Boston this year because it seems like it’s a totally different season from the ones we endured when I was a child growing up in Avon, Massachusetts. Back when I was a kid, winter was fun, but now it’s lost it’s flavor. It’s no longer fun to build snowmen, snow […]

  • Boston shelters expand hours and outreach efforts for winter

    Boston shelters expand hours and outreach efforts for winter

    Photo: Sushant Bhosale The city of Boston’s emergency shelters are preparing for winter with expanded hours, more overflow spaces and extended outreach efforts. Additionally, shelters will coordinate with private shelters and agencies like the police department and Boston Healthcare for the Homeless. The Boston Public Health Commission, which oversees the city’s homeless services, provided Spare […]

  • A Cold Weather Message from C.O.P.E.

    A Cold Weather Message from C.O.P.E.

    Photo: Sushant Bhosale This weekend’s weather forecast looks bleak, especially for those who call the streets their home. Expected windchill factors could be as low as -23 degrees. I’m feeling a sense of anxiety and urgency. Not for me, but for our friends who will not have a safe and warm place to go as […]