Life's most persistent and urgent question — what are you doing for others?

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
CAMBRIDGE, MA

We Are Many Helping Hands 365

Many Helping Hands 365 makes Cambridge a better place for everyone by increasing local volunteerism and creating service events like the Cambridge MLK Day of Service. When many hands come together, all of us benefit.

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Organizations
4,500
Volunteers
200,000
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10
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Come Lend Your Helping Hands

Join Us For A Day of Service

MLK DAY OF SERVICE

1.20.20

On MLK Day, thousands of volunteers come together for an afternoon of service in Central Square. This event is now one of the largest community service events in New England.

CAMBRIDGE EARTH DAY

4.22.19

Celebrate the day by lending your hands with one of Cambridge’s environmental organizations. We can help you find a way to make our community a little greener for everyone.

GUN BUY BACK

6.8.19

The annual Cambridge Gift Cards for Guns, a Safer Homes, Safer Cambridge Initiative, is focused on getting unwanted and unsecured guns out of homes where they pose a serious risk.

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More Than 100 Ways To Make A Difference

Martin Luther King Jr.

“Everybody can be great because anybody can serve... You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”

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Explore our Cambridge event Service calendar.

Find a special event where you can lend your hands, learn something new or help a growing organization achieve more impact.

april, 2019

06apr10:00 am2:00 pmCambridge Winter Farmer's MarketFarm fresh Produce

20aprAll DayEarth Day Yogathon Benefiting Protect Our BreastsStopping breast cancer before it starts

20apr9:30 am11:30 amEarth Day Plogging Clean-upPlogging: the mash up of jogging and the Swedish "plocka upp" or pick up

22aprAll Day26Harvard Heat WeakAdd your voice to our calls to divest from investments in fossil fuels

22apr12:00 pm1:30 pmEarth Day & A Green New Deal With Senator Edward J. MarkeyLearn about the Green New Deal

23apr7:00 pm9:00 pmA talk by State Senator Marc R. Pacheco on Global Warming and Climate ChangeLearn about the Global Warming Solutions Act and the Green New Deal

24apr6:30 pm8:30 pmA Panel Discussion on RacecraftA Transnational Weapon to Criminalize and Dehumanize African American, Dalit, and Romani People

27apr9:00 am12:00 pmMagazine Beach Earth Day Charles River CleanupCome lend a hand at Cambridge's second largest park

27apr9:00 am2:00 pmPark Serve Day at Alewife Brook ReservationWhat's an Alewife? Come find out!

27apr9:00 am2:00 pmCharles River Watershed Association's 20th Annual Earth Day Charles River CleanupJoin 3,000 Volunteers!

27apr1:00 pm3:00 pm2019 City Nature Challenge at Fresh PondBecome a Citizen Scientist

28apr2:30 pm5:00 pmJerry's Pond Earth Day Clean-UpCome celebrate this beautiful pond that is habitat to a variety of non-human Cambridge residents

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