NORTH QUABBIN CITIZEN ADVOCACY WELCOMES YOU

Building community: one relationship - two people - at a time

During the COVID-19 crisis we are working from home.  Practice physical distancing not social distancing.

We will continue to foster friendships, two people at a time.

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NORTH QUABBIN CITIZEN ADVOCACY

AT A GLANCE


Executive Director, Nate Johnson

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Board President,
Attorney Kimberly McConnell

 

MAKING A DIFFERENCE

OUR WORK IS VITAL

  • We are being challenged in ways we have not known before.

  • Survival - Work - Family - Home - Food - Safety

  • Where is community with physical distance?     

  • We need each other.                         

  • Communities work best when the web of relationships include us all—the poor, elderly, and disabled side by side with the rich, young, and able-bodied.

  • The informal network of mutually beneficial relationships  defines community

  • Disabled people are often not included.

  • NQCA invites ordinary citizens to reach out and  include our disabled neighbors, and in doing so strengthens the web for us all.

WE ARE DIFFERENT THAN THE REST

  • NQCA recruits and supports unpaid advocates to be helpful friends to disabled people.

  • NQCA, through the relationships it supports, helps disabled people, their advocates, and the entire community as neighborly caring increases.

Pictured: Joseph Bete with Executive Director Nate Johnson

WE MAKE AN IMPACT

  • Through newsletters, presentations, and discussions, NQCA’s work invites others to call forth more neighborly caring in other communities.

  • Lessons from working with hundreds of people in caring relationships serve as a guide to others on the “how to” questions of initiating and supporting freely-given relationships.

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Thank You!

Everyone at North Quabbin Citizen Advocacy would like to extend a HUGE thank you to those who helped make our drive through lasagna meal a success.

Thank you to Lisa and her crew for everything they do. Thank you to those who helped in the kitchen, handing out meals, and keeping the cars moving through the parking lot.

With the support of the Athol Congregational Church Mission Team and everyone who purchased a meal, you make it possible for us to continue to support people with mental handicaps or disorders. It was one of the most successful fundraisers we have ever had.

 

Upcoming Events

Soup and Song
Coming in March, check back for details.
Location is TBD
Coming in March, check back for details.
Location is TBD
Choose from over 25 delicious soups. Bread, beverages and a dessert buffet included. Entertainment by local musicians.
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Twenty-first Annual Walk-a-Thon
Thu, Oct 01
Virtual Event
Oct 01, 8:00 AM – Oct 24, 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
Support the valuable friendships fostered through North Quabbin Citizen Advocacy at your own pace, and on your own schedule!
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Creating Community in a Time of Physical Distance
Mon, Apr 27
Zoom Webinar
Apr 27, 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM EDT
Zoom Webinar
Reaching out to the most vulnerable in our community.
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CONTACT NORTH QUABBIN CITIZEN ADVOCACY

NQCA builds community one relationship—two people—at a time.  NQCA works toward a vision of a genuinely caring community where all of us are welcomed, included, and valued.  Please help NQCA to fulfill its mission as we build toward this vision.

135 E Main St, Orange, MA 01364, USA

(978) 544-7794

 

Thank You to Our Partners and Supporters!

©2019 by North Quabbin Citizen Advocacy.