Star-Studded Support

Charlie Baker With Mayor McCarthy and Dave Walsh


by Chris Wangler

May 18, 2022


Governor Charlie Baker was one of several local celebrities at a gala last week for Middlesex Human Service Agency (MHSA), a Waltham-based non-profit that offers shelter and services to those experiencing homelessness.

Charlie Baker with Mayor McCarthy

Baker received MHSA’s G. Peter Donovan Human Service Award during a ceremony at The Hub in Boston on May 12 for his longstanding commitment to helping the unhoused.

MHSA operates shelters and food pantries in Waltham and elsewhere, as well as offering services to address addiction and poverty.

MHSA Members
Left to right: MHSA Board President Justin Barrett, Janice Donovan and MHSA CEO Bob Mills.

The master of ceremonies was Boston 25 News anchor Vanessa Welch and the auctioneer was former Boston mayoral candidate Annissa Essaibi George.

MHSA Event

The event’s platinum sponsor and host was Boston Properties, a key MHSA supporter.