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Community Organizations

ABCD Boston

ABCD Boston

For 50 years ABCD has provided basic services and innovative programs that help empower individuals, families, and communities in Boston to overcome poverty, live with dignity, and achieve their full potential.On-Site Services:• MassHealth... Read More

Ancient Order of Hibernians

The oldest and largest Irish Catholic organization in the United States of America. It was established in 1836. Malden’s AOH is Division 12.

Bike to the Sea

Founded in 1993, Bike to the Sea is a charitable, non-profit organization that promotes bicycling and bicycle safety. The group has been working tirelessly to create the Northern Strand Trail: a trail free of cars from the Malden/Everett area of... Read More

Bread of Life

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Bread of Life is a faith-based, volunteer-driven community organization which is the largest free food provider for low- and moderate-income people in the communities north of Boston. BOL provides 1,030,000 meals a year through two food pantries,... Read More

Chinese Culture Connection

The Chinese Culture Connection (CCC)  is a non-profit organization that works to promote intercultural harmony, strengthen communities, and build bridges between American and Chinese people. Through educational programs and the arts, CCC strives to... Read More

Community Garden

Malden Community Garden

Malden residents now have the opportunity to adopt a planting bed for just $25 per year! Gardeners will provide their own plants or seeds and water will be supplied by the City. Ward 5 City Councillor, Barbara Murphy initiated this project which was... Read More

First Church in Malden Concert Series

The First Church music program includes choir for adults, teenagers and children; an Intergenerational Instrumental Ensemble and piano lessons. Please visit the website for more information. 

Galleries at Malden Public Library

Barley Harvest

The Malden Public Library owns a varied collection of artwork, which is housed in the art galleries, in the Converse Memorial building. The Lower Art Gallery, with the exception of the gas lights, is as close to what it was in 1885 as twentieth-... Read More

Irish American Club

The Irish American Club is a local organization that emphasizes community building. They host theme nights, annual city races, and promote the celebration of Irish culture.

Irving Street Studios

Artist Live-Work Loft Studios were developed by the Malden Redevelopment Authority and the City. This site was the former Sacred Hearts Church convent and was transformed into artists' live and work space.  

Junior Aid Association of Malden

Founded in 1912, the Junior Aid Association worked to assist programs of the Malden Hospital. Today, the organization remains dedicated to the community by providing support and financial assistance to charitable organizations with a focus on women... Read More

Lions Club

Malden Lions Club

The Malden Lions Club was founded in 1937 to support the City of Malden. Their motto is “We Serve”. Originally focused on eye-care health and research, they have  expanded to pediatric cancer, diabetes, environmental issues and hunger relief. Their... Read More

Loyal Order of Moose

A service organization established in 1888. It began as a fraternal organization, but has since begun to welcome sisters into their family. 

Malden American Legion

Malden American Legion has sponsored a youth baseball program within Middlesex (or District 5 of Massachusetts) since 1925. District 5 of Massachusetts is part of America’s oldest nationwide Amateur Baseball Program.

Malden Cultural Council

The Malden Cultural Council works to encourage and promote artistic development and the arts through grants allocated to Malden by the Massachusetts Cultural Council for arts, humanities, and interpretive science programs. The grant program is... Read More

Malden Disabled American Veterans' Post #85

DAV is an organization that empowers veterans, ensures that veterans and their families can find and access a full range of benefits. DAV works to help educate Capitol Hill and the public to the needs of veterans as they transition into civilian... Read More

Malden Historical Society

 The Historical Society meets at the Malden Public Library's Maccario Room and hosts community program and activities, including free lectures focusing on Malden's historical sites. Settled in 1629 as Mystic Side, Malden is rich in local and family... Read More

Malden is Moving

Malden is Moving

Malden is Moving... toward healthy eating and active living!In October 2014 the Mass in Motion Municipal Wellness and Leadership Grant Program awarded Malden with a $50,000 and the Mass in Motion Award for Malden is Moving! The purpose of this... Read More

Malden Kiwanis

"Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time." The organization meets at Anthony's every Thursday at 12:15 pm.

Malden Overcoming Addiction

We seek to connect the community with addiction support and recovery services, remove the stigma of addiction, and fight to eliminate overdose fatalities in Malden. 

Malden Road Race

Malden Road Race

The Annual Malden Road Race 10k is run by the group known as Cambridge 5K Sports.  The organization partners with local Malden businesses as vendors for the race and picks a charitable organization within Malden to be the primary beneficiary for a... Read More

Malden Rotary

"Doing good in the world." Rotary meets at Anthony's every Wednesday at 12:15 pm.

Malden Sketch Group

This is one of the longest-running life drawing groups in the Boston Area, having met weekly for the past 16 years. Artists of all levels of ability and experience are welcome to join.  Contact Ginger Greenblatt at and/or Judy... Read More

Malden YMCA

The Malden Y strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We’re more than just a place to work out. At the... Read More

Malden YWCA

The YWCA Malden is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Malden's Promise

Malden’s Promise provides the City, schools and the community organizations of Malden with a supportive network to communicate, collaborate, share resources and provide opportunities for youth. During monthly meetings, Malden’s Promise members... Read More


Grassroots organization serving as an umbrella for diverse arts-related initiatives, including Window Arts Malden, Quarterly Salon Series and the Switchbox Project.

MATV Gallery at Malden Access Televison

The MATV Gallery is a community-centered art exhibition space located at Malden Access Television. The Gallery encourages, supports, and promotes the work of local artists in Malden and surrounding communities. Already a vibrant community media... Read More

Mystic Valley Elder Services

MVES supports the well-being, dignity and independence of elders, adults living with disabilities and care givers residing in Everett, Malden, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Stoneham and Wakefield.

Order of Eagles

Eagles are part of a fraternal organization established in 1898. They are community builders, who have played strategic roles in creating Mother’s Day, Social Security, Medicare, among other things. 

The Ryder Art Gallery

Located in the Malden Public Library, open to the public by appointment, contains one of the finest art collections on the North Shore. It is truly a hidden jewel. Visit the gallery at the link below.

Three Concert Choir Series

The Immaculate Conception Church puts on three concerts annually: December Christmas and Carols Concert, an Ecumenical Palm Sunday Concert (Malden and Medford Choirs will be joined by an Orchestra), and an end of the year Annual Choir Concert. For... Read More

Victorian Society of Malden

Formed in 1983 by a group of individuals who shared a common interest in Victorian architecture and Malden's Victorian History.

Zonta Club of Malden

The Zonta Club of Malden has served the Malden community for over 80 years. The Club is committed to improving the legal, political, economic, health, educational and professional status of women. Through service and advocacy, Zonta supports... Read More