West End House Band Performs in New Orleans

On Wednesday, May 11th, the West End House band, The West, packed their suitcases and boarded a plane to New Orleans. As if traveling to a cultural mecca with your best friends wasn’t exciting enough, Kevaughn, Carolina, Jonathan, and Jio had won a talent search to perform at the national Boys & Girls Clubs conference. As The West (accompanied by Music Clubhouse... read more »

West End House Talent Show

On Thursday, March 31st, fifteen West End House young people competed in front of 200 cheering peers, staff, families, and volunteers at our second annual West End House Talent Show. Past winner Dana pumped up the crowd with an opening performance of his original song, “It’s Over.” Three guest judges, including West End House’s own Teen Program Specialist Lee... read more »

West End House at the Ballet

On Saturday, April 23rd, eight West End House club members between the ages of 8 and 11 attended a professional ballet performance for the very first time. Charles, Sandra, Bruna, Isabella, Woodynne, Richard, Jordi, and Deondre watched in awe as Boston Ballet presented a stunning juxtaposition of four distinct pieces: George Balanchine’s Kammermusik No. 2, William Forsythe’s The Vertiginous... read more »

Cummings Foundation Selects West End House for $100K for 100 Grants Program

Cummings Foundation recently awarded West End House as one of its $100k for 100 program recipients, lending valuable support to the College Access and Persistence program. West End House was chosen from more than 350 applicants during a very competitive review process. West End House is grateful to Woburn-based Cummings Foundation, Inc. which was... read more »

Annual Celebration Raises Record-Breaking $450,000

On May 5th, over 300 guests gathered at the West End House to celebrate our young people’s achievements. Led by emceeJohn Berman, anchor of CNN Early Start and a third-generation “West Ender,” the theme of this year’s celebration was “The Best Me, Builds a BetterUs.” Throughout the evening, we highlighted how we guide each of our young people to reach their... read more »