All are served… All are welcome.
Date: November 16, 2016 Author:

Stores put out Christmas items earlier each year but it doesn’t compare to how early we hear from families in need. In July and August, we typically field the first inquiries about our Christmas Assistance Program: “When will you start …

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Date: November 16, 2016 Author:

Architecture and Design

Wessling Architects has provided leadership and coordination of final work by our engineers. The Wessling team also created a rendering of the new facility to help us envision what the building will look like when completed.


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Date: November 16, 2016 Author:

Looking for ways to help this Christmas? Here are a number of things you can do:

Help with building set up (early December) and breakdown (late December)

  • Sponsor a family in need
  • Wrap gifts with friends & family
  • Help make
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Date: November 16, 2016 Author:

The beauty of our Christmas Program is the way it touches the lives of those who serve with us too… even people from around the globe. Here’s an email we recently received from Joe O’Connor from New Zealand. He was

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Date: October 1, 2015 Author:

The Fall River Area Chamber of Commerce presented My Brother’s Keeper with the John S. Brayton Jr. Community Service Award at a banquet held at White’s of Westport on June 18th.

The award recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations who go …

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Date: October 1, 2015 Author:

It takes special people to accomplish our mission “To bring the Love and Hope of Jesus Christ to those we serve.” We are grateful to these new staff members who have said “yes” to God and My Brother’s Keeper. Ben …

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Date: October 1, 2015 Author: Erich Miller

The Providence College Campus Ministry staff recently came to My Brother’s Keeper for an afternoon of service. We split into two crews and Fr. James Cuddy, Fr. Peter Martyr Yungwirth, Kelly Hughes, and PC summer interns, Maodo Lo and Shannon …

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Date: February 10, 2015 Author:

One December afternoon, I found myself standing at the front door of a three family home on the South side of Brockton. With two wonderful volunteers, three bags of Christmas gifts and a $50 gift card to Stop & Shop …

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Date: February 9, 2015 Author:

By Jessica Chaves from Haemonetics in Braintree

Jessica chose to spend a day making deliveries as part of her company’s employee volunteer program. It was her first time volunteering with us. Safe to say, though, it won’t be her last!…

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Date: February 9, 2015 Author:

From January 6th – 9th, 16 college students from 5 different schools joined us for “Urban Plunge,” an intensive service retreat we’ve hosted for the past nineteen years.

Along with our staff, the students slept overnight at My Brother’s Keeper …

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Date: February 3, 2014 Author: My Brother's Keeper

My Brother’s Keeper lost a great friend of the ministry when Jack Shaughnessy Sr. of Milton passed away on November 27th.

Jack was introduced to our work by the late Deacon John McDonough and his wife, Ginny, another great friend …

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Date: February 3, 2014 Author: My Brother's Keeper

What seemed unimaginable twenty-five years ago became a reality on Christmas Eve: we completed our 100,000th delivery, giving proof to Christ’s words, “With God, all things are possible.” (Matthew 19:26)

At opening prayer, the Riske family of Stoughton surprised co-founders …

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Date: February 3, 2014 Author: My Brother's Keeper

2013 was a historic year for My Brother’s Keeper. We made headlines several times as we celebrated our 25th anniversary, opened our Dartmouth facility, made our 100,000th delivery (see inside) and ended with a record setting Christmas program.

With the …

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Date: September 11, 2013 Author:

Great news for My Brother’s Keeper: our Dartmouth facility is officially up and running! We spent the beginning part of the summer laying the ground work: obtaining permits, equipping the offices, setting up the warehouse, installing our phone system, and …

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Date: September 11, 2013 Author: Jane Churchill, Volunteer, Brockton

On July 31, 2013, Jim Whalen (Lakeville), Eben Orcutt (Taunton), Steve and David Joanis (Franklin) and I had the privilege to make the very first delivery from the new Dartmouth facility. We helped a 50-year old woman named Cheryl in …

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Date: September 11, 2013 Author: My Brother's Keeper

$300,000 Raised by the Family Walk & Golf Tourney

My Brother’s Keeper hosted 2 major events this summer which involved more than 1,000 people, 150 corporate sponsors and raised $300,000 to support our work serving families in need in Christ’s

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Date: September 11, 2013 Author: My Brother's Keeper

My Brother’s Keeper trucks and vans are more than delivery vehicles. They are tools we use to involve hundreds of students each year in Christian service.

Like “classrooms on wheels,” they allow our staff to use experiences on the road …

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Date: June 7, 2013 Author: Erich Miller, Jim and Terry Orcutt

Last May, we shared our plan to bring the mission of My Brother’s Keeper to Fall River and the South Coast.

Today, we are delighted to share wonderful news: our vision recently became a reality when we leased a second …

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Date: June 7, 2013 Author: My Brother's Keeper

We’ve always believed our expansion to the South Coast could only be successful if led by the right people… people who view service as a privilege… people who believe deeply in our mission “To bring the Love and Hope of …

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Date: June 7, 2013 Author: My Brother's Keeper

My Brother’s Keeper has long been ‘a ministry of education,’ providing transformative Christian service experiences to more than 500 student-volunteers annually.

In recent years, we’ve also become ‘a ministry of formation’ offering retreats and ministry opportunities for future priests and …

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Date: June 7, 2013 Author: My Brother's Keeper

Tom, Daisy, and their daughter Kim are originally from Massachusetts but they left the state two years ago when Tom was transferred for work. When he lost his job unexpectedly, the family had to move back to the area. Starting …

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Date: June 6, 2013 Author: My Brother's Keeper

In our January newsletter, we announced a very generous challenge grant: The Salah Foundation pledged $50,000 annually for the next five years in support of our expansion to serve Fall River— $250,000 total — if we could raise matching funds.…

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Date: March 21, 2013 Author: My Brother's Keeper

An original review written in 1988 of the movie “God Bless the Child” that inspired Jim and Terry Orcutt to start My Brother’s Keeper. Please click here to read the review.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Date: February 7, 2013 Author: My Brother's Keeper

God was truly present at my Brother’s Keeper this December as we celebrated the birth of His son by serving our more humble brothers and sisters.

As always, we kicked off our Christmas Program in prayer. A record crowd of …

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Date: February 7, 2013 Author: My Brother's Keeper

For the past 24 years, the Building Owners and Managers Association of Boston has conducted the BOMA Benefit to help support outstanding local nonprofits that fight homelessness.

For an unprecedented third straight year, My Brother’s Keeper has been designated as …

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Date: February 7, 2013 Author: My Brother's Keeper

Our plans to open a Fall River facility in the summer of 2013 took a big step forward thanks to a very generous challenge grant: The Salah Foundation will donate $50,000 annually for the next five years in support of …

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Date: February 7, 2013 Author: Josh Smith

Anyone who’s made Christmas deliveries for My Brother’s Keeper understands how special this experience can be. The gratitude and faith of the families we serve is positively inspiring.

I met one such family making deliveries in Fall River with two …

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Date: February 7, 2013 Author: My Brother's Keeper

One of this year’s most poignant Christmas requests came from “Sam,” a mom from Charlestown who made her envelope out of loose leaf paper underscoring her tight budget. Here’s what she wrote:

“I’m a single mother of a 5 year-old …

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Date: February 7, 2013 Author: My Brother's Keeper

On December 5th at Stonehill College, co-founders Jim and Terry Orcutt received the prestigious Spirit of Holy Cross Award in recognition of their exemplary lives of service at My Brother’s Keeper and the Holy Cross Retreat House.

It’s an

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Date: November 7, 2012 Author: My Brother's Keeper

“When I experience the joy of giving to my children, help me remember the agony of those who must watch their children go without.” Jim & Terry Orcutt, My Brother’s Keeper Prayer

My Brother’s Keeper started accepting Christmas requests in …

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Date: November 7, 2012 Author: Josh Smith, Staff

As a staff member at My Brother’s Keeper, I have the tremendous privilege of delivering God’s love and hope to families in need every day. Amidst our busy schedule, it can be easy to lose sight of this blessing, though, …

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Date: November 7, 2012 Author: Erich Miller, President

In every endeavor, our leadership asks the question, “Are we following God’s will?” It’s a difficult question… how can we know with certainty?

The late Father Richard Sullivan CSC, a founding board member, gave us wise yet practical advice: “If …

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Date: November 7, 2012 Author: My Brother's Keeper

Last November, My Brother’s Keeper launched our new website designed by ICON Advertising & Design. Supporter Denis Concannon owns the company and generously discounts his work more than 75% to help us put our best foot forward as a ministry.…

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Date: November 7, 2012 Author: My Brother's Keeper

One of the most common questions we hear at My Brother’s Keeper is “Where do you get your furniture?” Our furniture donations mostly come from residences — our regular pickup area includes 35 South Shore towns! —but My Brother’s Keeper …

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Date: November 7, 2012 Author: My Brother's Keeper

On Thursday October 4th, eighteen My Brother’s Keeper board members put aside their busy schedules to spend the day serving together for the 3rd Annual Board Volunteer Day.

Like most charities, our board members typically donate their time on evenings …

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Date: November 7, 2012 Author: My Brother's Keeper

Alex Ogozaly, the first person to fill a special ‘student board position’ on our Board of Directors, has accepted an invitation to join the My Brother’s Keeper Development Board.

Alex graduated from Stonehill College in May 2012 and will be …

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Date: November 7, 2012 Author: Heather Gallagher, Staff

This year, I have the privilege of answering Christmas Helpline calls for the first time. While on the phone, I’ve had many wonderful and uplifting connections with those we serve, but I was moved in a special way by a …

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Date: November 7, 2012 Author: Christina White, Volunteer, Canton

Today, as I think of everyone at My Brother’s Keeper and many others that do God’s work, Matthew 5:14-16 comes to mind, “You are the light of the world. A city seated on a mountain cannot be hid. Neither do …

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Date: September 12, 2012 Author:
Event Date: Monday, November 19th, 2012
Event Title: Hungry Men Event
More Information: Call Vin Shea at (508) 238-7512 for info

 

 

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Date: September 12, 2012 Author: Erich Miller
Event Date: Thursday, October 18th, 2012
Event Title: Jenny Boston Fundraiser at My Brother’s Keeper
More Information: Call Vin Shea at (508) 238-7512 for info

 

 

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Date: September 12, 2012 Author: Erich Miller
Event Date: Saturday, October 6th in French and
Sunday, October 7th in English from 1:00-4:00 p.m. both days
Event Title: Healing Mass and Blessing with Saint Brother Andre’s Relic
Event Location: Father Peyton Center – St. Joseph Chapel, 500 Washington
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Date: September 12, 2012 Author: My Brother's Keeper

144 golfers, primarily from the plumbing and construction industries, joined us at Foxborough Country Club on July 16th to have fun and raise a record $85,000 for My Brother’s Keeper.

The event was planned by a dedicated volunteer committee which …

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Date: September 12, 2012 Author: Meghan Krueger

To the My Brother’s Keeper Family,

Thanks to each and every one of you for making my eight weeks at My Brother’s Keeper so fulfilling and incredible. Each day provided me with new knowledge and perspective and I have never …

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Date: September 12, 2012 Author: My Brother's Keeper

8 rising seniors from Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood volunteered on Thursday August 9th as part of Xaverian Leadership Institute (XLI), a five day Servant Leadership retreat held annually at Stonehill College.

With the help of these student and …

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Date: September 12, 2012 Author: Ryan Thorley, Staff

On a recent donation pickup, I was reminded that our mission can touch the lives of all we meet, not only those seeking assistance. For this special pickup, I was joined by volunteers Judy Fargo (Brockton), Nick Staley (Stonehill College), …

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Date: September 12, 2012 Author: Beth Sheehan, Staff, and Elaine Ojala, Volunteer, Taunton

My Brother’s Keeper makes 3,650 food deliveries each year serving 15,000 children and parents. With such big numbers, it could be easy to forget the sacredness of each single delivery.

A few days ago I went out on afternoon food …

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Date: September 12, 2012 Author: Ed Churchill, Volunteer, Brockton

I went on a delivery in Quincy with two of our young volunteers, Sam Duke of Easton and Luke Bernasconi of Hanover, both high school freshmen. Our first stop of the day was a delivery to a woman named Maria. …

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Date: June 8, 2012 Author: Erich Miller

We would like to thank WEEI for donating airtime promoting the My Brother’s Keeper Family Walk. Listen to the commercial by clicking the play button below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Date: June 6, 2012 Author: Jim Orcutt

In 1988 when God began My Brothers Keeper in the basement of our Taunton home, I would head north to Brockton each morning in the “Green Monster,” a beat-up farm truck which broke down as often as it ran.

Now, …

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Date: June 6, 2012 Author: Marty Raffol

Volunteers Jack Cahill, Sheryl Gray and I recently delivered furniture to a man named John who lived in a Brockton Housing Authority apartment.

Jack drove the truck while Cheryl navigated. When we arrived, we entered a very small one bedroom …

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A suggestion: Ask yourselves this question.
"Am I my brother's keeper?" If the answer is Yes, perhaps you would like to join us, as we go Along the Way in spreading the Love and Hope of Jesus Christ.

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P.O. Box 338
Easton, Massachusetts 02356

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"Whatever you do for the most humble of my people, you do for me."
Matthew 25:40