We are pleased to announce our next Client of the Quarter! This quarter we honor Lawrence Brown for his hard-work, perseverance, and kindness. Lawrence’s Story Five years ago, Lawrence lost his wife of twenty-seven years to cancer and found himself suffering from substance abuse and then homelessness. “I became a permanent fixture on the streets…

Coop's Hot Fudge Display

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for colleagues and friends, look no further than a jar of COOP’s MicroCreamery hot fudge. The delicious topping comes in four flavors: original hot fudge, vegan hot fudge, salted caramel, and cold brew mocha. Hot cocoa mix is also available. Each batch is handmade by clients enrolled in…

“Everyone should be able to benefit from a nutritious diet.” – Sue O’Malley, Project Place Volunteer This fall, Sue O’Malley brought her passion for healthy eating and gardening to Project Place. She is engaging clients in a series of workshops where she teaches nutrition and gardening. She also helps clients identify and access the fresh…

Thanksgiving Meal Packing Event

Our third annual Thanksgiving meal packing event was led by local volunteer, Alison Babka Beard, with the support of South End families. Families gathered at Cathedral High School on November, 17th to assemble 100 Thanksgiving bags filled with Thanksgiving food, a Stop & Shop gift card and hand-crafted cards from children. Project Place distributed these…

Nav Sac Items

    We invite you to join Project Place’s #GivingTuesday campaign this November! This year’s donations will fund our NavSack program, which helps individuals take the first steps towards building a better life after incarceration. The first 24 hours out of prison or jail are incredibly overwhelming. Often, individuals are released with only the clothes…

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Carol Reid, Betty’s Place program and housing coordinator at Project Place, was honored by the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance (MHSA) with a nomination for the 2017 Ed O’Neil Award in early December. The award honors “an exceptional direct care worker from a MHSA member agency who has demonstrated a strong commitment to ending homelessness”…

These specialty desserts aren’t just delicious—they’re socially responsible! The original hot fudge, vegan hot fudge, and cocoa Felice hot chocolate mix are made by scratch by low-income women working to transition from homelessness or temporary living arrangements to stable housing and employment. The women also package every COOP MicroCreamery® product, including the award-winning drippy lids!…

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…

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…

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…

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