Our Mission

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

Join us in congratulating Frank Coleman!

Frank Coleman was nominated and selected as one of the first recipients of the Light of Dawnn Award, an award to honor the memory of Dawnn Ashley Jaffier, a youth worker whose life was tragically cut short on her way to a neighborhood celebration. To learn more about Dawnn's story and the Award, watch the video here.


Upcoming Events


Our 10th Annual Friend Raiser is Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 6-9pm at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology in Boston's Back Bay.

Click here for ticket and sponsorship information or contact Stacy Dell'Orfano via email at stacy@friendsboston.org or phone at 617.983.3682.

Hope to see you there!


Recent News and Events

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!


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.


See other Friends-Boston stories here!




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