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...
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...
2020 Contributions at Work

2020 Contributions at Work

In 2020, our community struggled through the start of a global pandemic, profound economic downturn and numerous injustices across the United States. Through it all, Lend A Hand Society committed to continuing financial assistance to those in need with greater urgency...
Meet our Lend A Hand Intern

Meet our Lend A Hand Intern

LAH has been fortunate to have Malaika Moyer, a senior at Boston University studying advertising and film and television production with a minor in Deaf studies, as a marketing intern in the summer of 2019 and 2020. She’s worked on a variety of outreach, data, and...