Welcoming Erica Harmon, LAH’s New President

We are pleased to welcome Erica Harmon as Lend A Hand Society’s new President of our Board of Directors. Erica works at the MA Attorney General’s Office as the Deputy Student LoanOmbudsman for Massachusetts and a Program Analyst, and she has served on the LAH...

Thank you Nancy Inui

After 27 years of service, 16 of which she has served as president of Lend A Hand Society’s Board ofDirectors, Nancy Inui announced that she has stepped down as president of the board in June 2021.While Nancy plans to continue as a board member, this...
Meet our Fall Lend A Hand Intern

Meet our Fall Lend A Hand Intern

Evan Brown, a junior at Boston University’s College of Communication studying public relations with minors in theatre and public health, is excited to join the LAH team for the Fall of 2021 as a marketing intern. She has experience in social media management, design,...

Poverty in a Pandemic

The virus has exposed the realities and conditions of financial insecurity in America. But, it has also exposed how misunderstood conceptions of poverty are, what poverty looks like, and who is at risk.  Consider this: before the pandemic, 140 million Americas...
Katie M. Heart and Lend A Hand Society

Katie M. Heart and Lend A Hand Society

Katie M. Heart was a pioneer of culture and literacy; a black woman who broke barriers as the first librarian of Hertford County, North Carolina, during the Jim Crow era. This is a bit of her story:  In 1931, Katie, then a teacher supervisor, started a small library...
1899 E.E. Hale Note Found

1899 E.E. Hale Note Found

Edward Everett Hale is remembered for many things: his religious preachings, his generosity, his patriotism… but mostly his words. That’s why Lend A Hand Society was excited to hear of a recent discovery made by Massachusetts native, Eliot Putnam.  While cleaning...