Project Place convened it’s 50th Annual Meeting and Partners at Work Awards on June 29th. Current and past clients, staff, board members, and honored guests packed into the 2nd floor Project Place Commons. Executive Director Suzanne Kenney (right, above) welcomed     everyone and then introduced Shelia Dillon (left, above), Chief of Housing and Director of Neighborhood…

Project Place’s 19th Annual Tournament was a huge success! It was a beautiful, sunny day at The Bay Club in Mattapoisett, a favorite course of the tournament’s golfers and sponsors.  Golfers arrived and filled up on a hearty breakfast and stocked up on Super Tickets with 6 chances to win prizes on the course. Just…

Last month, the Project Place Young Supporters (PPYS) hosted the Party on D, a summer kickoff party at the Lawn on D (Street).  If you’re not familiar, the Lawn on D is an urban adult fun park, complete with LED swings, corn hole and ping pong, and picnic-style food and drink . The PPYS, with…

CREW (Community Re-Entry for Women) graduated its first class in 2004 and this August, Project Place graduated it’s 60th CREW class from the HOC . Seven women completed the program and were given certificates of graduation, and two participants spoke about how important the program had been to them.  Native Bostonian and State Senator Linda…

Commemorating Supporters and 10 Year Staff When you walk into the doors at 1145 Washington Street, the Wall of Hope greets you with tile dedications lining the stairwell and the top of the staircase into the    lobby. These tiles are a symbol of the individuals and organizations that tirelessly  support Project Place and the men…

Project Place’s newest social enterprise, Working Opportunities for Women (WOW) currently partners with Coop’s Hot Fudge to create the best-tasting chocolate and caramel toppings you’ve ever had, and it is all made by women working their way out of homelessness.  A favorite find at artisanal provisions shops and farmers markets, Coop’s Hot Fudge is coming…

The computer lab on the third floor of Project Place is a hub of activity from 9am-5pm with classes, specific trainings, and open lab time for clients to work on resumes, cover letters and  applications. Being tech-savvy, or at least tech-competent, is critical in 2017: any job imaginable has an online application now and requires use…

It was a celebratory atmosphere at The Cyclorama on Tremont Street on the evening of May 4 as 350 guests joined Project Place to commemorate 50 years of service to those in need in the Greater Boston community.  The agency hosted the Open Door Gala at Boston Center for the Arts, providing guests with an…

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