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We want to offer special congrats to Maddie Strike, the recipient of this year’s Rita M. Downey Award for Social Justice, in honor of one of MAAV's founders. Maddie shares Rita's drive to make the world a better place, and we know she will do great things!! We’ll miss you next year, Maddie! ... See MoreSee Less

We want to offer special congrats to Maddie Strike, the recipient of this year’s Rita M. Downey Award for Social Justice, in honor of one of MAAVs founders. Maddie shares Ritas drive to make the world a better place, and we know she will do great things!! We’ll miss you next year, Maddie!

 

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Congratulations Maddie! Another wonderful achievement!

Congrats, Maddie!!!!!!

Congratulations well deserved recognition

Your are a super star Maddie! Congratulations!!

Congratulations, Maddie! Well deserved! ❤️

I’m having a wonderful time in Ireland but really hated to miss this event!! Maddie is so deserving of the award. I’ll be there for graduation!!

Congrats, Maddie!!!!!!

Congratulations Maddie!

Congratulations!!! So hapoy for you and Mom too!

Love this!! Congrats!!

So lucky to have been on the SAB with Maddie. She is the best! ❤️❤️

What a role model for MHS students! Congrats Maddie 🎈🎈🎈

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MAAV’s Kristen MacGlashing, Crystal Johnson and Liane Cassavoy and Patti White-Lambright, Assistant Superintendent of the Melrose Public Schools, are in Addison, Texas this week for the Consolidated Youth Grant Spring Institute. It’s hot and humid here, but we are enjoying the chance to meet other grantees and learn about the incredible work they are doing! ... See MoreSee Less

MAAV’s Kristen MacGlashing, Crystal Johnson and Liane Cassavoy and Patti White-Lambright, Assistant Superintendent of the Melrose Public Schools, are in Addison, Texas this week for the Consolidated Youth Grant Spring Institute. It’s hot and humid here, but we are enjoying the chance to meet other grantees and learn about the incredible work they are doing!

 

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Nice pic of a great team 😊 Thank you for representing the Safe Steps for Melrose project!

  • Thanks to All Who Have Donated in Memory of Anna Bastian
    Thanks to All Who Have Donated in Memory of Anna Bastian
    All of us at MAAV remain deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend Anna Bastian, and are so thankful to all who have donated to MAAV in her memory. All of the donations received in Anna‘s memory will be used to establish a scholarship in her name for selected clients, survivors of domestic violence who are…
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