Doug Cope is a reporter/anchor at WBZ, and host of the daily feature “The Parent Report”, which reports on issues involving children and parenting.
Doug has both a broadcasting and public affairs background, having served eight years in state government, most recently as Public Affairs Director for the State Highway Department. Doug worked in similar capacities at the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, and the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Before entering state service, Doug was a News Director/ Reporter at several radio stations in New England, including WHDH in Boston, WHYN in Springfield, MA, WJBQ in Portland, ME, and WHEB in Portsmouth, NH.
Doug lives on the South Shore with his wife and two children.
For nearly 28 years, Christmas In The City has helped thousands of families in need during the holiday season.
Christmas In The City’s goal is to create a day and atmosphere where children and parents have to worry about anything.
“Christmas in the City” uniqueness is that it is entirely run by volunteers and no paid staff.
Christmas In The City founders Jake Kennedy and his wife Sparky launched the organization when they thought of other children who are not so lucky.
As Learn to Cope continues to grow, support group meetings held by each chapter across the state are the backbone of helping people deal with the opioid and addiction crisis.
Every day, 78 people in the U.S. die from an opiate overdose – 29 from heroin alone. Each of the 25 chapters of “Learn to Cope” in Massachusetts holds a weekly group support meeting, where family members get together to share their addiction challenges, and hear from experienced facilitators.
Every day, 78 people in the U.S. die from an opiate overdose – 29 from heroin alone. Today a recovering addict now leads group meetings through “Learn to Cope.”
Learn to Cope,”a support organization, based in Taunton, offering education, resources, and peer support for families coping with a loved one addicted to opiates or other drugs.
Since 2002, this organization has helped nearly a million children thrive at home, at school, and at play
For ten years, Cradles to Crayons has distributed backpacks full of books and school supplies to children in need across the state, as they begin a new school year.