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Ready for the start of the Fall semester

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[…..]

Off to a good start! The Freshman Fifteen Boston just finished shipping dorm room and school supplies to 86 students going to 35 different colleges. Take a look at two dorm room photos we received.  

City on a Hill Graduation On June 8, 2017,  Susan, Carolyn and Ruth were invited to attend the City on a Hill graduation.  The twelve recipients of the Freshman Fifteen Boston packages were announced at the ceremony.  Here are two of the students, both headed to Colby-Sawyer College this Fall.

Our first 2017 delivery of dorm essentials and school supplies: A student beginning a summer program at Bentley University.  

Thanks to our generous donors, 86 boxes are ready to be filled with school supplies for this year’s 86 Freshman Fifteen Boston students. This surpasses our goal for the year.

The Freshman Fifteen Boston Featured in The Boston Globe!

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