FIFTH ANNUAL LIGHT OF DAWNN AWARDS RECOGNIZES UNSUNG COMMUNITY LEADERS

On Tuesday, February 26th, West End House hosted the Light of Dawnn Awards in partnership with Massachusetts Nonprofit Network and Highland Street Foundation to recognize three direct service nonprofit professionals and three high school seniors who exemplify Dawnn’s commitment to community service. The Light of Dawnn Awards was created to honor the memory of Dawnn Jaffier,... read more »

College and Career Week 2019

All week long our teens participated in College and Career Week activities to expose them to potential college and career opportunities. Tuesday, Gary Shaw of Starlite Building Services and Phoebe Cusack, Union Carpenter, visited the West End House and spoke with our teens concerning potential careers in carpentry. Wednesday, our teens attended a workshop at Microsoft... read more »

New Balance and WEH Get Heart Healthy

Thank you to the volunteers from New Balance’s Customer Operations Team who helped run a Heart Health-themed afternoon of programming in honor of February being American Heart Month. The eight volunteers ran a blind taste-test of foods that are good for your heart, worked with young people on some heart-related activities in the Visual... read more »

Takeda Bike Donation

On Thursday, February 7th sixteen of our young people received bicycles donated by one of our amazing supporters, Takeda Pharmaceuticals. The bikes, assembled onsite by some of their employees, were then presented to our excited youth. Thanks Takeda! Everyone is ready and pumped to take their new bikes for a spin!