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September 2019

1st Annual Next Step Blood Drive in partnership with Tackle Sickle Cell

September 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

We are hosting a 1st Annual Next Step Blood Drive on Tuesday, September 24th in partnership with Tackle Sickle Cell and the American National Red Cross. The 1st Annual Next Step Blood Drive will be held at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center at Roxbury Community College in Roxbury, MA. New England Patriots defensive backs and twins, Devin & Jason McCourty will make special guest appearances during this important event. Register to become a blood donor at the 2019…

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October 2019

Next Step’s Stepping Forward Program is Going Apple Picking

October 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Shelburne Farm, 106 West Acton Rd
Stow, MA 01775 United States
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Children's Brain Tumor Foundation and Next Step have partnered to host monthly meetings for teens and young adults that have had a brain tumor experience and their parents/caregivers through our Stepping Forward program. Our goal is to help build friendships and provide meaningful tools and information for life during and after high school, including career service, advocacy, and support. For our October meeting, we are going apple picking at Shelburne Farm in Stow, Massachusetts! Come pick apples, enjoy cider donuts,…

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2019 Tackle Sickle Cell Casino Night in Boston

October 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$150

On Monday, October 28th, 2019, New England Patriots defensive backs and twin brothers, Devin and Jason McCourty are hosting “Casino Night in Boston” as part of their Tackle Sickle Cell campaign. The twins are teaming up with Boston-area nonprofits, Next Step and Boston Medical Center, to support local teens living with sickle cell disease and raise awareness around the chronic illness. The event takes place at The Royale in Boston, MA. The fundraiser will include fun casino games, delicious food,…

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November 2019

2019 Fall Campference Young Adults Living with Sickle Cell Disease

November 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - November 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Next Step Office, 99 Bishop Allen Drive
Cambridge, MA
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Next Step is hosting our 3rd Annual weekend Fall Campference for young adults, ages 18-29, living with sickle cell this November 8-10th in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It will be a weekend of educational workshops and a lot of fun activities as well. Click HERE to Register!   The Fall Campference will be hosted at our home, Next Step Central, located at 99 Bishop Allen Drive in Cambridge’s Central Square neighborhood. The Campference is FREE to all participants. We offer food and free housing but we do not provide travel to…

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Studio Campference

November 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - November 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Free

Next Step wants to create a Song~Story portfolio that shares what matters AND gives meaning to young people living with chronic illness. We need writers, singers, artists & collaborators - rappers, speakers, thinkers & advocates.   We want to record a studio version of a Community Song in our recording studio at Next Step Central. This fall, 10 young people will come together as a Youth Task Force, choose the community song, create art, narrative, and media to bring the…

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January 2020

3rd Annual Ping Pong For a Purpose

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Ruthless competition for the common good! Join Next Step at the 3rd Annual Ping Pong For a Purpose for a night filled with a competitive ping pong tournament, silly human-sized games, and lots of laughs! This hilariously fun event will once again take place inside Blazing Paddles at GAME ON in Boston on Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Come to play in the team doubles format ping pong tournament or party with good people for a life-changing…

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February 2020

STRIVE Boston: Spring Semester

February 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 6, 2020

Next Step Office, 99 Bishop Allen Drive
Cambridge, MA
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Free

Get help with your homework from local college students, set goals, make new friends, learn from young people living with Sickle Cell, and get support from a community of peers who “get it”. Every Wednesday from 5pm to 8pm. Register today!      

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STRIVE Boston: Spring Semester

February 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 6, 2020

Next Step Office, 99 Bishop Allen Drive
Cambridge, MA
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Free

Get help with your homework from local college students, set goals, make new friends, learn from young people living with Sickle Cell, and get support from a community of peers who “get it”. Every Wednesday from 5pm to 8pm. Register today!      

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STRIVE Boston: Spring Semester

February 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 6, 2020

Next Step Office, 99 Bishop Allen Drive
Cambridge, MA
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Free

Get help with your homework from local college students, set goals, make new friends, learn from young people living with Sickle Cell, and get support from a community of peers who “get it”. Every Wednesday from 5pm to 8pm. Register today!      

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STRIVE Boston: Spring Semester

February 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 6, 2020

Next Step Office, 99 Bishop Allen Drive
Cambridge, MA
+ Google Map
Free

Get help with your homework from local college students, set goals, make new friends, learn from young people living with Sickle Cell, and get support from a community of peers who “get it”. Every Wednesday from 5pm to 8pm. Register today!      

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