West End House celebrated the end of another successful school year for our amazing young people with a barbecue style family dinner. Vice President of Program Services, Mark DaCruz and Recreational and Aquatics Coordinator, Kevin Lopez hosted our awards ceremony honoring our outstanding young people and volunteers in our New Balance Foundation Pavilion. Awards... read more »
Congratulations to our four amazing runners Chris Murphy, Dave Andelman, Melissa Marquez and Alicia Scarpa for completing the 2019 Boston Marathon! With their efforts combined our “Dawnn for Peace” marathon team has raised over $60,000! Learn more about Dawnn’s life and legacy here. We are very excited and proud of all of the support West... 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 »