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Boston, June 05, 2020 –Project Place is one of 130 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 to $500,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $20 Million Grant Program. The Boston-based organization was chosen from a total of 738 applicants during a competitive review process. Project Place promotes a community of hope and opportunity for homeless and…

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On January 23, the Community Reentry for Women (CREW) program celebrated the graduation of its 62nd class of women at the Suffolk County House of Correction. Nine women completed the eight-week program, which was led by Claire Daley and Heather Hayes of Project Place and focused on life skills and job readiness training. The partnership…

Thanks to the generosity of the Timothy Smith Network (TSN), men and women have access to a leading edge computer lab at Project Place that they can use to search for jobs and improve their computer skills. TSN provides comprehensive technology education services to residents of the greater Roxbury community in partnership with various community organizations, such as Project…

Looking for a gift for that special someone? This Valentines Day, give your loved one a gift that’s sweet…and socially responsible! Click here to order specialty dessert products from COOP’s MicroCreamery® made and packaged by women working in our Working Opportunities for Women (W.O.W.) social enterprise. Each Valentine’s Day gift box comes with two products…

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, many of the men and women working at Project Place’s social enterprises and their family members now have warm winter boots in time for Boston’s snowy season. Project Place distributed over 120 boots to  clients, including those working at Project Pepsi, Clean Corners and Working Opportunities for…

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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!…

“If you do good things and work hard, good things will happen for you,” says Tony Raymond. Raymond came to Project Place not long after his release from prison, when he was living in a halfway house. He attended our work readiness classes and built up a record of work through our social enterprise programs….

On this Veterans Day and every day, Project Place gives thanks to all the brave men and women who served our country. We continue to show our gratitude by supporting our veterans who need us the most, men and women who fought for this country but do not have a home to call their own….

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