West End House Response to COVID-19

In response to the evolving public health emergency, West End House has moved swiftly to understand and meet the needs of our community. We continue to offer high-quality and interactive youth development programming, thoughtfully adapted to evolving health and safety guidelines. Family Food Program While in the past, we provided on-site meals and nutrition... read more »

Rockland Trust-Blue Hills Charitable Foundation Supports Education and Empowerment of Young People

This morning the Rockland Trust-Blue Hills Charitable Foundation presented West End House with a $25,000 donation in support of our Kids In Motion Café, which provides nutritious and healthy meals for all of our young people on a daily basis, weekly culinary skills programming for our youth, as well as monthly family cooking classes for... read more »

Cambridge Savings Bank Supports Healthy Lifestyles and Nutritious Meals for West End House Youth

Cambridge Savings Bank stopped by to present West End House with a $2,000 check for our fitness and nutrition programs. This generous grant will support the purchase of fresh food, including produce, lean meats and proteins, and whole grains to facilitate the preparation of 250 nutritious meals and 250 snacks daily. It also will... read more »

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 »