Friends-Boston In the News!

5/15/2014 - Friends-Boston's 9th Annual Friend Raiser was a huge success! Over 200 guests and sponsors teamed up to raise over $287,000 for our Achievers - click here to see pictures from the event!


4/21/2014 - Laura Putnam and Ryan Gray successfully completed the 2014 Boston Marathon on on behalf of Friends-Boston! It's not too late to show your support - click here to donate through the end of May.
5/9/2013 - At our 8th Annual Friend Raiser over 210 guests and sponsors teamed up to raise over $266,000 for the children we serve! See pictures from the Havana Nights themed event here.
4/15/2013 - Two supporters ran the 2013 Boston Marathon on behalf of Friends-Boston. Both runners were unharmed by the day's tragic events, and together raised nearly $16,000 to benefit our Achievers.
4/13/2013 - "Boston, Tower School kids make Children's Hospital Care Packages" - The Marblehead Reporter featured a recent community service day at Friends-Boston.
1/2/2013 -"Building (gingerbread) houses and better lives" - The Wellesley Townsman did a great story about our annual Gingerbread Event! Check out more pictures from the event here.
12/27/2012 -"A 12 year 'promise' for city's public school students"- Friends of the Children-Boston was recently featured in the Dorchester Reporter.
11/16/2012 - Social Impact 100 - The Social Impact 100 (S&I100) has just named Friends of the Children one of America’s high-impact nonprofits!  The S&I 100 is the first-ever broad index  of nonprofits that have evidence of results and are ready to grow. Visit to learn more.
5/17/12 - 7th Annual Friend Raiser - Last year's event was a huge success, check out the photos here!
5/5/12 - Lemonade Day Boston's Annual Video Highlights Friends-Boston Achievers!
Check out the video here!


4/20/12 - Friends-Boston's "Stand Against Racism" Event Highlighted in Boston Business Journal
4/19/12 - Friends-Boston Board Members John Simon and Margaret Hall of Greenlight Fund Featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Read about the great work that the Greenlight Fund is doing in Boston
4/18/12 - Friends-Boston Joins Governor Patrick at Jamaica Pond
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3/30/12 - Juma Crawford, Friends-Boston Executive Director Speaks to BNN News
See the interview here!


3/1/12 - Achievers and Fidelity and Boston Private Bank & Trust Co. Employees Featured in Hyde Park Bulletin and Allston-Brighton Tab

See the Hyde Park Bulletin article and Allston-Brighton Tab write-up here!

12/5/11 - Friends-Boston Named Organization of the Year by Massachusetts' National Association of Social Workers!

In December 2011 Friends-Boston was named Organization of the Year by the Massachusetts' Chaper of the National Association of Social Work's Committee on Ethnic and Racial Affairs!