One Back Bay and The Arlington 9th Annual Holiday Drives

As we approach the holidays, we will be running coat & food drives to help Boston families in need. Your concierge will be accepting a variety of donations through Tuesday, November 20th.

Cloths DriveDonate Coats, Sweaters, Jackets, Hats and Gloves to benefit ABCD (Action for Boston Community Development) South End. If you would like to help keep someone warm this winter – please bring any items that are clean and in good condition to the concierge desk.


Food Drive: The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) partners with 530 hunger-relief agencies, including food pantries, community meal programs and other food assistance providers throughout the nine counties and 190 towns and cities across Eastern Massachusetts.

Concierge will be accepting non-perishable items, no glass containers.

Desirable items

Vegetables: Low-sodium vegetables, tomato products, spaghetti sauce

Protein: Tuna fish, chicken, salmon, beans, peanut butter, low-sodium soups & stews, nuts

Fruit: Dried fruit, applesauce, any canned fruit in its own juice

Whole Grains: Crackers, oatmeal, whole grain rice, pasta, low sugar/high fiber cereal (Cheerios, Raisin Bran, etc.)

Dairy: Dried, evaporated, and boxed shelf stable milk


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