Welcome! Login | Register
 

Two Worcester Men Arrested Following Narcotics Deal Near Winslow Park—Two Worcester Men Arrested Following Narcotics Deal Near…

Moore’s “Puppy Lemon Law” Passed By MA Senate—Moore's “Puppy Lemon Law” Passed By MA Senate

MA Ranks 45th for Patriotism—MA Ranks 45th for Patriotism

Breaking Down Brexit: U.K. Voters Split Down Regional and Demographic Lines—Breaking Down Brexit: U.K. Voters Split Down Regional…

Newport Manner & Etiquette: Customer Relationships—Newport Manner & Etiquette: Customer Relationships

1.1 Million Massachusetts Residents Expected to Travel 4th of July Weekend—1.1 Million Massachusetts Residents Expected to Travel 4th…

Tower Hill Botanic Garden Announces Upcoming Schedule—Tower Hill Botanic Garden Announces Upcoming Schedule

Keegan Bradley & Jon Curran Repeat as CVS Charity Classic Champions—Keegan Bradley & Jon Curran Repeat as CVS…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Sfogliatelle Pastry—Chef Walter's Flavors + Knowledge: Sfogliatelle Pastry

Golf’s #1 Player is Latest in List of Athletes Pulling Out of Olympics Due to Zika Virus—Golf's #1 Player is Latest in List of…

 
 

Allison Alaimo: 12 Who Made a Difference in Central Mass in 2012

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

 

She’s not a soldier, but every day Allison Alaimo of Worcester fights to ensure the country’s service men and women are well cared for when they return from war. Allison is the Director of Finance and Development for Veterans Inc., a full service non-profit organization that helps veterans and their families in need throughout New England. She volunteered at the organization 10 years ago, and soon began working there full time.

During her time at the shelter, Allison has assisted in more than quadrupling the agency’s operating budget by bringing in millions of dollars in funding for new programs for veterans, military service members and their families. This includes the state’s first housing program for women veterans and their dependent children and the development of programs that replicate the shelter’s successful service model all around New England.

Originally from California, Allison has made Worcester her home and the community is better for it. Allison defines success by doing what you love, and she has an endless amount of passion for her job.

Allison was recognized in the Worcester Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty in 2008, and in 2007 received the “Unsung Heroine Award” for Worcester from the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women.

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.