News and Events

Our Campership Program

Our Campership Program

Summertime in the city when school is out presents a challenge for many low-income families. Finding safe, appropriate and affordable childcare for young children, and interesting and meaningful summer activities for older kids and teens, is difficult and can be a...

Edward Everet Hale 200th Birthday Celebration

Edward Everet Hale 200th Birthday Celebration

Lend A Hand Society was excited to hold an event at the Boston Public Garden last Sunday, April 3rd to commemorate our founder Edward Everett Hale’s 200th birthday! The celebratory gathering at the Hale statue in the Boston Public Garden was lively and festive. ...

LAH 2021 Grants Made

LAH’s mission is to help people towards a better future. Over the past two years, the pandemic has made the future very uncertain. The community needed help in this time of difficulty. Thanks to our wonderful donors we are proud to announce that in 2021, we provided...

Rise in Youth Homelessness in Boston

One of LAH’s main priorities is to help combat homelessness in the Greater Boston Area. There has been a significant increase in youth homelessness over the past four years. The pandemic aggravated the already prevalent problem because many people lost their jobs and...

Boston Residents Struggle With the Rising Cost of Living

Lend A Hand is here to help seniors who are in need. As we emerge from the Coronavirus Pandemic, many elderly Bostonians are still struggling to pay for basic necessities such as rent and medication. According to a recent article in the Boston Globe, many seniors on...

LAH Awarded AGO Grant for Heating Assistance

LAH Awarded AGO Grant for Heating Assistance

We are excited to announce that LAH has been awarded a Residential Energy Assistance Grant by the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. This award will help provide relief to residents struggling to pay their heating bills during this challenging time. We are...

Spotlight: Hale Family Artwork

Spotlight: Hale Family Artwork

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the Lend A Hand Society was able to help even more of our neighbors in 2021 than in past years. As the greater Boston community continued to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, donors enabled us to make more and larger grants...

Meet Our Spring LAH Intern

Meet Our Spring LAH Intern

Kevin Boulandier, a junior at Boston University’s College of Communication studying journalism, is pleased to join the Lend a Hand team for the Spring 2022 term as a marketing intern. Kevin is excited to be able to apply his communications skills and social media...

Meet Our Spring LAH Intern

Meet Our Spring LAH Intern

Aliya Rife is a senior at Boston University majoring in International Relations with a minor in Arabic. She loves the city of Boston and is excited to be a part of the LAH team as a marketing intern this spring. She has worked in communications roles for several...

Welcoming Barbara Denton to the LAH Team

Welcoming Barbara Denton to the LAH Team

We’re happy to have Barbara Denton who joined LAH this past spring as a consultant to our management team. She brings 30 years experience in both the nonprofit and for-profit arenas, having led several human resources functions, with special focus on operational...