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Massport Provides School Clothing and Supplies to
Crossroads Family Shelter
Children at Crossroads Family Shelter in East Boston are starting the school
year with new backpacks full of school supplies and new clothing for the first
day of school thanks to Massport. For the 8th year in a row, Massport has
collaborated with Ropes and Gray LLP to help make the start of the school year a
little better for homeless families in Boston. This year, Massport sponsored a
total of 38 homeless children ages 4-17 at Crossroads Family Shelter and St.
Ambrose Shelter in Dorchester.
L-R: Maria Ramirez of Crossroads with Massportís Alaina
Coppola and Sharyi Thomson of Crossroads organize some of the backpacks full of
supplies donated by Massport.
The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) owns and operates Boston Logan
International Airport, public terminals in the Port of Boston, Hanscom Field,
and Worcester Regional Airport. Massport is a financially self-sustaining public
authority whose premier transportation facilities generate more than $15 billion
annually, and enhance and enable economic growth and vitality in New England. No
state tax dollars are used to fund operations or capital improvements at
Massport facilities. For more information please visit massport.com.