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!
As part of the Bullpen Buddies charity initiative 9 of our WEH young people, along with 3 staff members, were able to attend the Boston Red Sox game Saturday thanks to the generosity of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 103 (IBEW, Local 103)! Our youth were able to watch batting practice beforehand and... read more »
Yesterday we had a special visit from New Balance Fitness Ambassador Eliza, of Kick it by Eliza. Her “music driven, sweat inducing, kickboxing inspired” group fitness classes bring people together to learn exciting and empowering cardio, kickboxing. This 13 round fitness method is working to empower females. Eliza and her FEMPIRE showed our New... read more »
On April 17, 2017, John Humphreys, Brindey Marine, and Luis Santiago ran the historic 26.2 mile stretch from Hopkinton to Copley Square on behalf of West End House. “Team Dawnn for Peace” raised $38,000 in support of our youth — a record for the West End House Boston Marathon team. Thanks to the John Hancock... read more »