Save this Date! Tuesday, May 16th: Gospel Choir Concert

To Benefit Amherst A Better Chance (ABC) Grace Episcopal Church, Amherst May 16, 2017 7:30 PM Featuring The Amherst Area Gospel Choir Amherst Regional High School Chorale The Gospel Choir at Amherst College Reception following the concert A Donation of $20 (or more!) from each concert-goer will be gratefully accepted, but all who wish to […]

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The Black Joy Project

Kleaver Cruz (ABC and ARHS Class of 2007) is on a mission to fill social media with as many uplifting images of black people as possible. Kleaver, a 27-year-old New York-based writer and organizer, started The Black Joy Project after he realized that personal matters and the taxing fight to affirm black lives and protest […]

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Thank you, Mi Tierra!

A big shout-out to the Mi Tierra restaurant in Hadley! The ABC fundraising event there was a huge success. Thanks also to all the ABC friends in the community who dined there (great food!) and celebrated Amherst ABC. It was a terrific party! Mi Tierra donated ALL the profits from dinner that night — a total […]

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New Resident Directors at the ABC House

We are delighted that Sid and Isabel Ferreira are the new Resident Directors at the ABC House. Sid and Isabel are surely familiar to many of you. Long-standing and outstanding members of the Amherst community, Sid and Isabel exemplify the ideals of the ABC program through their lives of service and commitment to social justice. […]

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Josiah Vasquez receives full scholarship to Tufts University

We are so proud to announce that Josiah Vasquez, ABC and ARHS graduating senior, received a four-year full scholarship to Tufts University through Questbridge! Questbridge is a non-profit program that links high-achieving low-income students with opportunities to attend leading colleges and universities with full funding (.http://www.questbridge.org/). Needless to say, to be admitted to one of […]

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45th Annual Fall Foliage Walk/5K Run on October 15th, 2016

Thanks to all who participated in and sponsored the Fall Foliage Event last year. We really appreciate your participation and support of this major fundraising event! We are already in the planning stages for the 2016 event, so please watch for updates and details on our Facebook page and on this site.

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