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

Save the Date! The annual Breakfast with Friends will be held on January 15, 2015. Check back soon for more details!


Recent News and Events

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 - photos coming soon!

Thursday, May 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!

April 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.

January 2014 - It's National Mentoring Month! Click here to see a great new video on what Friends of the Children is doing to make a difference in our Achievers' lives.

December 15, 2013 - Over 200 Achievers, family members, Friends and Family Friends enjoyed our annual gingerbread house celebration at Pine Brook Country Club in Weston, MA. Click here to see pictures from this fun and festive event!

November 26, 2013 - Thanks to a generous donation from the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority and Levy Restaurants all the families in our program received full Thanksgiving meals! Click here to see pictures of delivery day.

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