Meet the Boston-Based “Amazon for Social Good”

Feeling good about how much Americans donate to charity is easy—until you put the numbers in context.


In a North Billerica industrial park, a startup called Alert Innovation employs 75 people who are working hard to end your weekly stroll down the aisles of a grocery store. In Waltham, Takeoff Technologies, based in a former watch factory, is focused on the same goal.

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