New Balance Foundation Park Franciscan Children’s Hospital

Last Thursday some of our young people were able to join Franciscan Children’s to celebrate their 70th anniversary with a grand opening of the New Balance Foundation Park at Franciscan’s. Our young people were able to play on the new adaptive playground, get their faces painted, have some snacks and lemonade and meet some of Boston’s... 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!

Santa Claus Visits West End House

On Wednesday, December 19, West End House welcomed over 400 young people, families, and community members for an evening of giving, joy, and holiday cheer. The night kicked off with a delicious holiday meal prepared from scratch, and was followed by an opportunity for each young person to receive a gift from Santa Claus.... read more »

West End House Dance Program Highlights 2018

A grant from the Boston Cultural Council helped keep more than 150 dancers on their feet at West End House this year.  Through this grant, we purchased equipment and supplies that helped make it possible to stage performances at our Spring Arts Show, End-of-the-Year Celebration, Summer Showcase, and Winter Showcase. Our dancers ranging in... read more »