Secret Santa for Seniors
Thank you everyone who helped brighten the holiday season which can be a lonely time for senior citizens who may not have family or friends with whom to celebrate. The Cambridge Police delivered surprise holiday gift bags to senior citizens on Christmas Eve. Thank you again for your donations and for bringing joy to to seniors during the holidays!
Winter clothing drive
The winter clothing drive for men and women was held in November to benefit CASPAR Emergency Services Center . CASPAR is an MIT community partner and provides services to those affected by substance abuse disorders in Cambridge and Somerville. Thank you to everyone who generously donated clothing this season.
Used book fair
Thanks to everyone who donated and/or purchased books. The Community Giving at MIT used book fair was a best seller, raising over $3,300 for the MIT Community Service Fund and United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley.
"Release Your Inner Superhero" comic book fair
Thank you to everyone who helped with and attended the first MIT comic book fair. We hope you all had as fantastic a time as we did!
Look what some of our workshops made!
From the LineStorm Animation hands-on creation with Pell Osborn:
From our all-day Comic Jam! led by Aya Rothwell:
Our special thanks to:
Geppi's Entertainment Museum
Local web-artist Michael "Mookie" Terracciano (Dominic-Deegan.com )
MIT alumnae: Jennifer Fu, Cherry Ogata, and Emily Ruppel
MIT staff and artists: Aya Rothwell, Jennifer DiMase, Timothy Poisson, and Taya Pogonina-Leary
MIT students: Melina Flores, Monica Isava, Katie Roe, Kimberly Santos, Rachel Williams, Rodrigo, Joanna Kao, and Daniel Dahan
Prof. Ian Condry, Foreign Languages and Literature Section
Student Art Association and Sam Magee
MIT Libraries and Mark Szarko
MIT Anime Club
Pell Osborn of LineStorm Animation
and MIT staff and retiree volunteers Kristi Kebinger, Carol Bailey, Linda Patton, Patti Pisani, Anya Petroff, Betty Bolivar, Shawn Spencer, Veronique St. Clair, Nan Wang, Chris Ronsicki and Emily Paramore