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 »
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 »
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 »
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!
For the 4th year in a row, West End House is partnering with the John Hancock Non-Profit Marathon Program. West End House “Dawnn for Peace” Marathon Team plays a vital role in funding programs that support West End House youth. Dawnn Jaffier was a lifelong member of the West End House whose passion was improving the lives... read more »