In the news:
CCF & donors award $516k to 73 nonprofits serving Cambridge,” Cambridge Community Foundation, April 28, 2022 “
Mayor Wu Announces More Than $38 Million to Support Nonprofit Organizations Providing Services to Individuals Experiencing Homelessness,” City of Boston, March 30, 2022
Heading Home programs received more than $1.5m to continue to support individuals experiencing homelessness in and around Boston. “
Mayor Wu Announces Members of the Special Commission to End Family Homelessness,” City of Boston, March 21, 2022
Danielle Ferrier, CEO of Heading Home, announced as a member of Boston’s Special Commission to End Family Homelessness “
Boston’s CRE Industry Unites Behind One Cause,“ Bisnow.com, March 1, 202232 champion advocates and fundraisers for Heading Home describe what home means to them and why supporting Heading Home goes beyond a charitable gift.
Heading Home Dedicates Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing Center to Northern Bank Volunteers“, Northern Bank & Trust Company, December 14, 2021
In December 2021, Heading Home dedicated our Medford Family Life Center to Northern Bank, in celebration of their generous support – both financially and through employee volunteerism. “
MHSA Announces New Member Advisory Board“, MHSA.net, October 20, 2021
Danielle Ferrier, CEO of Heading Home, announced as a member of MHSA’s new Member Advisory Board. “
Boston joins with House America to combat homelessness“, Boston.com, September 25, 2021In this piece written by Morgan Rousseau, Danielle Ferrier discusses the state of homelessness in Boston and how our city can work together to prioritize ending homelessness.
Solar project helps to reclaim site of notorious Boston-area toxic waste case“, Renewable Energy World, September 18, 2021
This article written by Sarah Shemkus highlights a partnership between Sunwealth and Heading Home. Chief Development Officer Suzanne Picher describes the impact this solar energy partnership has on our congregate shelters and permanent housing programs. “
Amazon Stores Donate School Supplies to Local Nonprofit“, NBC10 Boston, August 28, 2021
Students in Heading Home shelters received generous donations from Amazon Stores before going back to school.
“The American Rescue Plan needs a long-term plan for homeless families”, Boston Globe Opinion, April 12, 2021In this op-ed, Heading Home CEO, Danielle Ferrier, FamilyAid Boston CEO Larry Seamans, and Horizons for Homeless Children CEO Kate Barrand call upon city and state leaders to take actionable steps to better support families experiencing homelessness after the American Rescue Plan ends to prevent further perpetuating cycles of poverty in Boston.
Heading Home Responds to Call for Help in Partnership with Bunker Hill Community College Emergency Shelter for Women During COVID-19“, Bunker Hill Community College, December 16, 2020
From December 2020 to April 2021, Heading Home opened two emergency overflow shelters to support the city in providing shelter for adult men and women in response to the overcrowding winter and depopulation due to COVID.
“Homeless facing a ‘disaster for families’, Boston Globe, April 3, 2020
In this article, written by Malcolm Gay and Zoe Greenberg, two Heading Home families and one FamilyAid Boston family describe how COVID-19 has impacted their daily lives. From job loss and food insecurity to navigating virtual learning for parent and child, these mothers bravely voice their growing concerns for safety and well-being during COVID-19. “I feel totally helpless, it’s like being under attack,” Erin, a Heading Home client, shared. “
Boston Family Receives Furnished Apartment Before the Holidays After Being Homeless,” CBS Boston, November 26, 2019
Northern Bank and Sony Michel partner with Heading Home to welcome a family into their new apartment through Heading Home’s signature volunteer event, the Up & Out move.