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Sep 22 2022

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2022-09-22 12:00:00 2022-09-22 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Sep 27 2022

Ordinance Committee Meeting September 27, 2022

6:30pm Holyoke City Hall
  • Add to calendar 2022-09-27 18:30:00 2022-09-27 18:30:00 America/New_York Ordinance Committee Meeting September 27, 2022

    City Council Holyoke Massachusetts

    Pursuant to the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §§ 18-25, and Section 20 of Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the committee on Ordinance

    Tuesday, September 27, 2022 6:30 PM

    Meeting to take place at Holyoke City Hall, 536 Dwight St and can be accessed remotely on Zoom Meetings Per order of the Chair: Linda Vacon

    Remote access via www.zoom.us https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84747145572?pwd=TS9VaVU2dTJVRnFXbnRnYmRGT2d2UT09 Meeting ID: 847 4714 5572 Meeting Passcode: 419481 or by call in at 1 (646) 558-8656 with the same Meeting ID and Passcode.

    Agenda

    536 Dwight St, Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

City Council Holyoke Massachusetts Pursuant to the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §§ 18-25, and Section 20 of Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the committee on Ordinance Tuesday, September 27, 2022 6:30 PM Meeting to take place at Holyoke City Hall, 536 Dwight...

Sep 29 2022

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2022-09-29 12:00:00 2022-09-29 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Sep 30 2022

182nd Infantry Regiment Afghanistan Deployment 2011-2012

All day - 11:59pm
  • Add to calendar 2022-09-30 00:00:00 2022-10-02 23:59:59 America/New_York 182nd Infantry Regiment Afghanistan Deployment 2011-2012
    182 The 1st Battalion, 182nd Infantry Regiment deployed five (5) companies and a Battalion Headquarters throughout Afghanistan from March 2011-2012. During that time Soldiers within the platoons throughout the 182nd Infantry greatly contributed to an entire generation of Afghans understanding of real freedom and security that we provided them. Your contributions 11 years ago are some of the most important that you’ll ever have and are still very much appreciated. This reunion is for all of you regardless of what company or platoon you were in. Grab your battle buddies and show up. Those that have been attending throughout the years are reestablishing friendships and building new ones with like-minded people that did what you did.
    • The entire facility is reserved from Friday, September 30, 2022 beginning at 3:00 PM until Sunday, October 2, 2022 at 10:00 AM.
    • Feel free to take your significant other and children. Those traveling or wish to stay the whole weekend or just part of it can check-in Friday at 3:00 PM
    • Individuals just attending the reunion portion can arrive Saturday, October 1, 2022, from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM.
    • Children activities will take place in the Gymnasium from 1400 to 1800 and join parents for Supper Saturday evening.
    • Everyone has to Register by September 17th, 2022 for Food ordering and logistics.
    1-182 We’ve reserved plenty of exciting and relaxing activities like Pontoon Boat Rides, indoor rock climbing, biking, fishing, hiking, or chilling on the beach by the fire pit.
    $50 fee/per person, $100/couple will be required at time of registration and will be refunded a week after completion of the retreat. If you cancel 2 weeks or less leading up to retreat, are a no-show or leave before the completion of Retreat your Deposit will not be refunded. Our retreats are 100% drug and alcohol free. Lodging, meals, and activities are provided at no cost, but participants must arrange their own transportation to and from Grotonwood in Groton, Mass. Please send questions to Sue at smwilder@projectnewhopema.org or call 508-762-9738 Retreat registration closes two weeks prior to the start date. Proof of Military Service (no exceptions). Military ID, DD-214, VA Health Care Card or Driver’s License with “Veteran” on license will be required before attending retreat. Mail, fax or email Proof of Military Service. Project New Hope Inc. 70 James Street, Suite 129A Worcester, MA 01603 Fax: 508-304-9245 dmoore@projectnewhopema.org
    Original Post: https://www.projectnewhopema.org/retreat/182nd-infantry-regiment-afghanistan-deployment-2011-2012/

The 1st Battalion, 182nd Infantry Regiment deployed five (5) companies and a Battalion Headquarters throughout Afghanistan from March 2011-2012. During that time Soldiers within the platoons throughout the 182nd Infantry greatly contributed to an entire generation of Afghans understanding of real freedom and security that we provided them. Your contributions 11 years ago are some...

Oct 6 2022

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2022-10-06 12:00:00 2022-10-06 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Oct 13 2022

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2022-10-13 12:00:00 2022-10-13 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Oct 20 2022

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2022-10-20 12:00:00 2022-10-20 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Oct 27 2022

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2022-10-27 12:00:00 2022-10-27 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Nov 3 2022

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2022-11-03 12:00:00 2022-11-03 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Nov 10 2022

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2022-11-10 12:00:00 2022-11-10 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Nov 17 2022

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2022-11-17 12:00:00 2022-11-17 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Nov 24 2022

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2022-11-24 12:00:00 2022-11-24 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Dec 1 2022

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2022-12-01 12:00:00 2022-12-01 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Dec 8 2022

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2022-12-08 12:00:00 2022-12-08 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Dec 15 2022

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2022-12-15 12:00:00 2022-12-15 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Dec 22 2022

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2022-12-22 12:00:00 2022-12-22 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Dec 29 2022

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2022-12-29 12:00:00 2022-12-29 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Jan 5 2023

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2023-01-05 12:00:00 2023-01-05 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Jan 12 2023

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2023-01-12 12:00:00 2023-01-12 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

Jan 19 2023

Veterans Lunch St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

12:00pm - 1:30pm St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Add to calendar 2023-01-19 12:00:00 2023-01-19 13:30:00 America/New_York Veterans Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Weekly Veterans Meal Program

    Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630

    What are we doing?

    Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St. Paul's Church, 485 Appleton Street, Holyoke, Ma. 01040.  This weekly program, centers around a communal table.  The meal is the jump off point into conversation, camaraderie and healing among people with the shared experience and trauma of war.Our Mission is to offer access to food, services and companionship to all Veterans. We Envision a Veterans Community free from hunger, isolation and loneliness. We Vow to fulfill Lincoln's promise to care for those who have borne the battle, by serving and honoring our Veterans.

    Who are we doing it for?

    All Hampden and Hampshire County Veterans in general and the 2,372 Veterans in the city of Holyoke in particular.

    Why are we doing it?

    • 90% of the Veterans in Holyoke are at low to moderate income levels. Of that percentage, more than 51% are at or below 200% of the national poverty level.
    • 1 out of 4 Veterans are homeless.
    • The unemployment rate among Veterans is 14%.
    • Twice the number of veterans have committed suicide than the number of military killed in Vietnam.
    • Our goal is to reach out to a community that often feels unseen, unheard, ignored and marginalized.  Through food and fellowship we can create a safe and judgment free space among people with shared experiences.
    • Full bellies in a communal setting spark conversation; conversation is the first step towards healing.
    • We believe that if you help a group within a community, you help the community as a whole.
    485 Appleton St., Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Directions

Weekly Veterans Meal Program Transportation available through the Holyoke Veterans' Services Department 413-322-5630 What are we doing? Community Roots Neighborhood Services, Inc. has partnered with St. Paul's Episcopal Church and St. Peter's Lutheran Church ,  to establish a Free Weekly Meal Program for Veterans’ and their immediate adult family members.  Lunches began on September  22, 2016 in the auditorium at St....

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