Category: Media Coverage

WooSox Recognize Disability Advocates at Polar Park Tonight

WORCESTER, Mass. — Thrive Support & Advocacy and the Worcester Red Sox are joining forces to celebrate “Thrive Night” at Polar Park on Tuesday night, Aug. 29. The event honors disability advocates and generate support for the Flourish at Thrive food pantry.   Click here to read… Read More

'Thrive Night' Celebrates Disability Advocates At WooSox Game

MARLBOROUGH, MA — Tuesday’s Worcester Red Sox game will double as a occasion to recognize disability advocates working for the nonprofit Thrive Support & Advocacy. Fans can also brings food donations to Tuesday’s game to give to Thrive’s new Worcester-based food pantry.     Click here to… Read More

2023 Thrive Prom for All Ages

It was a night to remember at Thrive Support & Advocacy’s second annual Prom for All Ages at Polar Park. We had so much fun interviewing all the beautiful people on the red carpet at this heartwarming event. Take a look at some of the highlights. Click here to… Read More

Prom for All Ages 2023 Photos

Thrive Support & Advocacy held their second annual Prom for All Ages yesterday! We were more than lucky to be able to attend again this year to get photos and red carpet interviews. Video coming soon! But for now check out these great photos taken… Read More

200 Disabled Adults, Caregivers to Attend Prom at Polar Park

WORCESTER – Thrive Support & Advocacy holds its second “A Prom for All-Ages” at the DCU Club inside Polar Park on Thursday, June 1. The event brings together 200 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their caregivers for an evening of food, music and dancing. Click here… Read More

Thrive Support & Advocacy opens new program focused on employment

Thrive Support & Advocacy, a nonprofit empowering youth, and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities announced today the opening of a new community-based day support (CBDS) program, Triumph @ Thrive, that focuses on preparing individuals for employment opportunities. Read more on MassNon-Profit News. Read More

Standing Ovation for a champion in the fight against food insecurity

Thrive Support & Advocacy, a nonprofit empowering youth and adults with developmental disabilities, announced that a 2023 Standing Ovation Award has been presented to U.S. Representative Jim McGovern for his efforts to raise awareness about food insecurity; to ensure universal access for children to free school meals; and for his… Read More

Rose: Families need enhanced SNAP benefits

A major upheaval in our region will occur on March 2, when the amount of nutrition assistance provided through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is scheduled to fall to pre-pandemic levels of about $6 per day. This comes at a time when food prices and utility costs are surging and… Read More