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People Making a Difference (PMD)

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  • 56 people are interested
2012 Volunteers Improve Spy Pond Park in Arlington
Arlington, MA

Looking for a variety of hands-on opportunities?

Want to help where you're needed most, at community-based organizations?

Want to work side-by-side with charitably-minded people?

PMD organizes 3-7 hour long, hands-on service projects like cooking, visiting, face painting, improving trails, etc.

Visit PMD's web site for a current list of upcoming projects for individuals on weekends and occasional weeknights.
To learn about upcoming events automatically, you may also join our private e-mail list (1 text-only message per week) at (This is a private list maintained by PMD, so all information is confidential and used only to assist with specific project participation and list maintenance.)

Read Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) New volunteers find it helpful to understand our policies and rationale.

People Making a Difference (PMD) seeks to create a world in which people and businesses are socially aware and engaged in their communities such that they approach volunteerism by learning about problems and needs, becoming familiar with local charities that are working to address them, volunteering, and providing other needed resources to make a difference.


If you represent a corporate volunteer group, email (or call (*82)1-781-963-0373) for details about our full-service, customized volunteer opportunities that make a real difference and build camaraderie, teamwork, etc. PMD's clients include Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA, Novartis, BNY Mellon, and Dell EMC, who have made blankets for needy children; assembled book folders to help mentors teach struggling children to read; assembled science kits to strengthen basic science education for high schools; cooked and shared meals with frail elders; assembled Braille books to improve literacy of blind people; and other needed activities customized for each corporate volunteer group.

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Education & Literacy Hunger Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


P.O. Box 120189Greater Boston, MA 02112



  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Arrive on-time & participate for full project span
  • Responsibility, initiative, and positive attitude

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