As part of the Highland Street Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy Initiative, West End House teens donated $5,000 to the Animal Rescue League of Boston on Wednesday, June 29th. The Initiative gives youth insight into the importance of nonprofits and philanthropy by entrusting them with $5,000 to donate to the charity of their choice. After researching nonprofits across the... read more »
On Tuesday, June 28th, New Balance’s Global Lifestyle Design team came to West End House to advise 20 of our aspiring artists on how to turn their creativity into careers. The New Balance Global Lifestyle Design team — which included employees from Japan and England — answered West End House youth’s questions about day-to-day responsibilities, career paths, and artistic... read more »
On Thursday, June 23rd, nearly 100 club members, alumni, and staff gathered to celebrate the induction of our high school graduates into the West End House alumni family. Kyra took to the podium as the evening’s youth speaker. A club member since age 11, Kyra recently completed an internship at the Boston Foundation and her first... read more »
New Balance opened its first U.S. global flagship store at Boston Landing in Brighton on June 24, 2016. To celebrate the company’s longtime commitment to its local community, Team NB athletes Brock Holt and Christian Vazquez of the Boston Red Sox joined youth from West End House Boys & Girls Club for a private event on June 22.... read more »
On Tuesday, May 23rd, thirteen West End House young people learned about viruses and bacteria on their monthly visit to the Boston University Bioinformatics department. Youth ages 7 through 12 played microorganism-themed bingo and took home stuffed animals shaped like microorganisms such as staff infection, chicken pox, and the common cold.