Boomerangs: Shop Thrift Fight AIDS

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Boomerangs is owned and operated by AIDS Action Committee of MA, Inc., New England's leading provider of HIV prevention and wellness services.

All proceeds from Boomerangs support AIDS Action's work to prevent new infections, support those affected, and tackle the root causes of HIV/AIDS. Learn more at

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Volunteering at Boomerangs

Thanks for your interest in volunteering at Boomerangs! We are looking for fashionistas, organization mavens, and friendly folks to help us prepare donated items for sale in one of our stores. Most of our volunteers assist us with tagging and hanging clothing from our Dedham distribution center located at 220 Rustcraft Road, Dedham, MA 02126. Please complete our volunteer application, and we'll be in touch shortly.

Group Volunteering

Our Dedham distribution center is currently accepting groups of up to 20 people for one-time volunteering projects. Volunteer shifts are 2.5 hours. For more information, please contact Tamarind Tidwell at


Boomerangs Volunteer Application

Please note, all information below will be used by Boomerangs and AIDS Action Committee in accord with our privacy policy. Please omit any information you don't wish to be used in that manner.


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Confidentiality Statement and Agreement

In your work with AIDS Action Committee, you will be exposed to a range of confidential matters and information.  Confidentiality is vital to AIDS Action Committee.  There are three (3) main areas of confidentiality, which follow: 

I. Client information is confidential and is to be shared only among direct care providers, except in cases where there are legal considerations involved in the client’s care.  At no time shall the identity, diagnosis, or condition of a client be discussed inside or outside of AIDS Action Committee, except in a context relative to the client’s care (a client of AIDS Action Committee is someone who receives any service from AIDS Action Committee). 

II. Proprietary information of AIDS Action Committee is confidential and is not to be shared outside of the building.  Proprietary information includes technical data, copyrights, trade secrets, and mailing lists (including client, employee, and volunteer addresses and phone numbers).  Please be aware that AIDS Action Committee owns proprietary information, and you cannot use it without express written permission of a member of the senior management team.  If you have questions as to whether something is proprietary information, please check with your supervisor.

III. Information shared by colleagues and/or coworkers, including clients who are volunteers or employees, must be afforded a certain level of discretion and respect for a person’s privacy.  This includes any information shared by people with colleagues about their personal life or matters at AIDS Action Committee.

All employees, volunteers, and consultants of AIDS Action Committee must sign this written confidentiality agreement.  If you are unsure about the confidential nature of specific information, you should ask your supervisor for clarification.

I have read and agree to abide by the above policy.  I further understand that the violation of this confidentiality policy may subject me to discipline, including dismissal and possible prosecution.

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