Your generous support makes it possible for West End House to transform the lives of Boston youth—providing targeted academic support to get youth on-track to graduate high school and earn a college degree, enriching lives through daily art instruction at the West End House and in collaboration with art institutions, developing career readiness skills to prepare youth to enter the workforce, and improving health and wellness with increased access to healthy meals and a wide range of fitness activities. Your gift ensures that every young person has the opportunity to participate in these life-changing opportunities at the West End House each day.

West End House is an independent Boys & Girls Club with a proven track record of strong financial management and diverse revenue stream of private philanthropy. Membership fees account for less than 1% of the annual operating budget, and government grants represent 9% of our budget.

There are many ways to support West End House

To Make a Gift of Stock

Please contact Rudy Ash, Chief Development Officer, at 617-787-4044, ext. 28 or for instructions and additional information.

TO Mail a Donation

Please makes checks payable to West End House, Inc. and mail to:

West End House
Attn: Thao Nguyen-Le
105 Allston Street
Allston, MA 02134

For additional information about the benefits of supporting West End House with a financial gift, please contact Chief Development Officer Rudy Ash at or 617-787-4044, ext. 28.


West End House, Inc. does not sell, trade, rent or share names, addresses, telephone numbers or e-mail address of our donors to any third party. We will, upon request, remove a donor’s name from our solicitation and mailing lists. All donors have the option to be listed as “Anonymous” in any of our fundraising publicity pieces.


Thank you to the following Corporate & Foundation Supporters who made annual gifts of $5,000 or more during Fiscal Year 2014 (January 1 – December 31, 2014):

The Boston Foundation
Linde Family Foundation
New Balance Foundation

Barr Foundation
Lewis Family Foundation
State Street Foundation
Sun Life Financial
United Way of Massachusetts Bay, Inc.

Amelia Peabody Foundation
Charles Hayden Foundation
Genzyme, a Sanofi Company
Highland Street Foundation
Klarman Family Foundation
Peoples Federal Savings Bank Charitable Foundation
Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation
Richard and Susan Smith
John and Amy S. Berylson and James Berylson
Jonathan Block and Jennifer Berylson Block
Robert Katz and Elizabeth Berylson Katz
Robert and Dana Smith
Debra S. Knez, Jessica Knez and Andrew Knez

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Hamilton Company Charitable Foundation
Liberty Mutual Foundation
Music & Youth Initiative
Romanow Container
US Pavement Services

Boston University
Congress Wealth Management
John Hancock Financial Services
Houghton Chemical
New England Development
Turner Construction
Vela Foundation


CummingsFoundation1Cummings Foundation recently awarded West End House as one of its $100k for 100 program recipients, lending valuable support to the College Access and Persistence program. West End House was chosen from more than 350 applicants during a very competitive review process.

West End House is grateful to Woburn-based Cummings Foundation, Inc. which was established in 1986 by Joyce and Bill Cummings of Winchester. With assets exceeding $1 billion, it is one of the largest foundations in New England. The Foundation directly operates its own charitable subsidiaries, including two New Horizons retirement communities in Marlborough and Woburn. Its largest single commitment to date was $50 million to Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.


Below are our most recent audited financials:

West End House Audited Financials FY14
West End House Audited Financials FY13

Below are our most recent Form 990s:

West End House – Form 990 FY14
West End House – Form 990 FY13