Teens Explore Philanthropy Through Highland Street Foundation

On June 20, 2017, West End House teens donated $5,000 to Roxbury-based youth literacy nonprofit 826 Boston through the Youth Philanthropy Initiative. Developed by Highland Street Foundation, the Youth Philanthropy Initiative is a 12-week intensive program that educates young people on the impact of nonprofits and philanthropy in their community. The program culminates in an opportunity for the young people... read more »

Celebrating Local Unsung Heroes at Third Annual Light of Dawnn Awards Ceremony

Nonprofit, community, and business leaders, along with the Jaffier Family, came together at the West End House Boys and Girls Club for the third annual Light of Dawnn Awards Ceremony to honor the life of Dawnn Jaffier. During the ceremony, three nonprofit workers and three high school seniors were recognized for their outstanding work... read more »

Inaugural Class of Rodgers Fellows Announced

Congratulations to José, Ade, Emily, Claire, Mehdi, and Nunshel — the inaugural class of Charles and Fran Rodgers Fellows. Founded by West End House Board Member and Past Board President Charles and Fran Rodgers, the Charles and Fran Rodgers Fellowship Program focuses on the academic and leadership development of West End House alumni who are entering... read more »