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Greater Boston Catholic Charities
270 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143
This local branch of the national social service organization of Catholic Charities is one of the 40 locations inMore Eastern Massachusetts operated by the Archdiocese of Boston. Catholic Charities' Somerville location offers basic needs, emergency services, a food pantry and child care for children aged two months to five years. The Somerville office also runs St. Patrick's Shelter for Homeless Women and organizes a Foster Grandparent program to provide tutoring and mentoring services between elder volunteers and children of all ages.
Somerville Road Runners
173 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145
The Somerville Road Runners is a nonprofit running club that organizes workouts, group runs, charity fundraisers,More cookouts, races and more. For membership information, visit the Somerville Road Runners website.
Catholic Charities Family Child Care
187 Central St, Somerville, MA 02145
Housed in a large, white Victorian on Central St. in Winter Hill, this child care center is run by the nonprofit socialMore services agency Catholic Charities. It provides full-day day care on weekdays. The center is NAEYC accredited and their programs are licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care. Play and discovery form the core of the curriculum, and their approach emphasizes language, creative and physical development, as well as problem solving and cultural awareness.
Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation
260 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144
Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation is a "biomedical institute which exists to conduct stem cell and related researchMore for diseases and conditions which currently have no effective methods of treatment or cure." The foundation was created in 1996 as a charity to conduct research disallowed in the public sector for "political reasons." By 2000, Bedford was also conducting vital human stem cell research.  Formed by men and women whose lives were "altered by blood products tainted with the AIDS virus (Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV) and Hepatitis C virus, it performs vital research in several fields in partnership with other charities across the nation.  Bedford accepts walk-ins and provides several health tests. 
Central Bank
399 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02144
A 30 year-old local standby, Central Bank offers the services of a national bank while being a local company.  InMore the same location since the 1970s, many of the staff are lifelong local residents, who know many of their customers by their first names.  Central focuses on supporting local businesses and projects, including several charity initiatives.
Grey2K USA
240b Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144
This national non-profit works to "pass stronger dog protection laws and close down existing greyhound racetracks,"More while also providing adoption referral for dogs still racing. Composed of a dense network of humane minded citizens and sister organizations, Grey2K campaigns diligently in elections and referendums across the nation and maintains a detailed adoption database. Its Davis Square location is a basement office next to several other non-profits and charities; walk-ins are welcome. 
Cuisine Chez Vous
7 Miller St, Somerville, MA 02143
This is a full-service catering company - any and all events are fair game: weddings, corporate events, Bar Mitzvahs,More private parties, etc. The concept is "upscale, simple elegance," combining exciting new foodie trends with traditional fare. Chez Vous continues to strive toward greening it's business with innovative, sustainable products like plates made of sugar cane and utensils cobbled from potato starch. The company regularly supports both local and national charities.
Greenpeace - New England Branch
240b Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144
The regional office of this global, and famous, campaigning organization is located in Davis Square, in a building fullMore of other charities and non-profits. Known for taking peaceful, yet forceful, direct action to "expose global environmental problems and bring about solutions that ensure a green and peaceful future," Greenpeace dedicates itself to issues as varied as global warming, chemical security, e-waste and sustainable agriculture.The atmosphere at this office is harried, energetic and youthful, and while walk-ins are accepted, it may be best to call ahead for an appointment, just so you don't arrive right before an event. 
55 Chester St, Somerville, MA 02144

Established in 1987, Redbones is known for its Southern-style cooking. The most popular items are the ribs, and sideMore dishes include cornbread, collard greens, fried okra and corn fritters. Any of the bar's 24 microbrews can wash down the barbecue, and you can choose from 28 brands of beer on tap for special events. A late night menu of snacks and appetizers is also available every night until 12:30am. 

Owner and chef Robert Gregory has made Redbones an established part of the community, donating food to local charities like Coalition for the Homeless. He also frequently provides catering for local events and for larger events throughout New England. Delivery is available for Somerville, and for parts of Arlington, Medford and Cambridge. 

Somerville Homeless Coalition
1 Davis Sq, Somerville, MA 02144
The Somerville Homeless Coalition is a private nonprofit organization tackling homelessness and hunger in Somerville andMore the surrounding communities. Started in 1985 as a community response to homelessness following the extension of the MBTA Red Line to Davis Square, the coalition first began with a six-bed shelter at a College Avenue church. More thana quarter century later, the Somerville Homeless Coalition has grown from six to 16 shelter beds, teamed up with one of the oldest food pantries in New England — Project SOUP — and now provides subsidized housing, case management and other services to more than 250 families and individuals. The coalition also hosts several charity events each year, including a 5K road race and a dinner in April. 
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