The Homepage: Summer 2013 eNewsletter from The Home

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Like A Fish in Water

"Being in the water is really therapeutic to me; it's like my natural element. It helps clear my mind. I'm calm. I'm not angry. I like the sense that there's nothing there — it's just you and the water. If I could grow gills somehow, I would live in the water."

These are the words of Michelle*, who has found a unique way to overcome her personal challenges, with help from The Home’s programs and support from donors like you.

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Mark Your Calendar

Aug. 1-Sept. 9:
Back-to-School Drive

Children in The Home’s care rely on your generosity to make sure they are ready for school come September.

The Home cannot pick up any donations. Donations must be dropped off or mailed to 271 Huntington Avenue, Boston MA 02115.

Sept. 16: Generous Masters Golf Tournament

Black Rock Country Club, Hingham, MA

Hit the links at the beautiful Black Rock Country Club for 36 holes of golf, meet old and new friends and relax at the end of the day with cocktails and dinner, all while supporting The Home!

Or enter the Generous Masters Raffle for a chance to win sports or concert tickets or other fabulous prizes!

Sept. 26: Home in One: Women Connecting for a Cause

Brae Burn Country Club, West Newton, MA

Join us for a women-only day of fun and fundraising. Enjoy an afternoon on the golf course, practice yoga or play a few sets of round robin tennis.

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Food, Fun and Fitness

Finding ways to instill a love of physical activity and healthy eating in children can be a challenge. At a recent Food, Fun and Fitness Fair, nearly one hundred youth from across our programs enjoyed an afternoon of physical activities and educational demonstrations.

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Celebrating Foster and Adoptive Parents

The Home recognized Foster Care Awareness Month in May by hosting a dinner to celebrate foster and adoptive families. More than 30 parents were honored for the difference they are making in children’s lives. In addition, a guest speaker, Mary VanderZeyde, shared her emotional journey of deciding to adopt two young girls after foster parenting.


With a Little Help from our Friends

With a little help from our friends

Support from our donors and volunteers makes it possible for us to provide the "extras" that most kids and families take for granted. Kate Santoro and Jean Egan, Deloitte, Anne and Laurence Sperry and Chris's Service Center are just a few examples of those who have recently made a difference for our kids.

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Infographic - The Long-term Effects of Abuse and Neglect in Early Childhood

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