Students have begun arriving at school and setting up their dorm rooms with supplies from the Freshman Fifteen Boston. We hope all of our 97 recipients have a successful start to the school year.
Thanks to the support of our generous donors, we are sending 97 students off to college this year! New additions to our packages of dorm essentials and school supplies are personal hygiene items donated from Hope and Comfort in Newton, MA and WallPops! donated from Brewster Fabrics in Randolph, MA. Here we are on[…..]
The Freshman Fifteen Boston and The Boston Globe GRANT program Last year, The Freshman Fifteen Boston (FFB) asked our supporters to participate in The Boston Globe’s GRANT program by entering FFB as their charity of choice. We had a terrific response and came in 219 out of the 3,646 charities that participated. This entitles FFB[…..]
In August 2016, The Freshman Fifteen Boston was featured in the Metro section of The Boston Globe as we prepared 78 packages for 2016’s student awardees. You can read the article at: www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/08/13/hand-with-hidden-costs/ARV0i0UZHku2t1Sha8Li9O/story.html Photo Credit: Suzanne Kreiter, The Boston Globe