Our Mission

Friends of the Children-Boston creates generational change by engaging children from high-risk communities in 12 years of transformative mentoring relationships.


Upcoming Events


Our annual end of the school year celebration and award ceremony is Thursday, July 2, 2015 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the playground on the corner of Williams Street and Everett Street (across the street from English High School).


R.S.V.P. to Carlotta Martin at 617-983-3682 or at carlotta@friendsboston.org

Hope to see you there!



Do you like to ride bikes? Friends-Boston is actively recruiting our Rodman Ride for Kids team! There's a 25, 50, and 100 mile noncompetitive cycling tour on September 26, 2015. Can't participate in the ride but still want to support a great cause? The Rodman Ride has introduced virtual riders!


Support our team here.

Contact Stacy Dell'Orfano for more information or to get involved at stacy@friendsboston.org or by phone at 617-983-3682.


Recent News and Events

May 21, 2015 -Friends-Boston's 10th Annual Friend Raiser was a huge success! Nearly 200 guests and sponsors worked together to raise over $267,000 to support our innovative and holistic mentoring program. Click here to see pictures from the event!


May 12, 2015- We did it!! Friends-Boston was selected as one of the $100kfor100 from the Cummings Foundation!


February 25, 2015 -Friends-Boston celebrated the work of one of our adolescent Friends, Frank Coleman, who was selected as one of the first recipients of the Light of Dawnn Awards. To learn more about Dawnn's story and the award watch the video here.


January 23, 2015 -Did you miss Friends-Boston on Chronicle? Watch a clip of the story here.


January 15, 2015 -Friends-Boston held our Breakfast with Friends community engagement event hosted by Boston Private Bank and Trust.

December 14, 2014 -
Friends-Boston hosted our annual Gingerbread House making party for Achievers! Over 70 Achievers and their families joined us to decorate gingerbread houses - click here to see pictures!


See other Friends-Boston stories here!




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