News and Events

LAH Hale Event with the Friends of the Public Garden September 26, 2018

Old and new friends gathered at the Edward Everett Hale statue in the Boston Public Garden to continue the celebration of LAH’s 125th year and the restoration by the Friends of the Public Garden of the base of the Hale statue.  Guests met a young E.E. Hale who spoke about his many years in Boston as a minister, philosopher, writer and philanthropist.  Nancy Inui, LAH President and Liz Vizza, Executive Director of the Friends of the Public Garden, spoke about the work of each organization, and Stephen Jonas, donor for the statue’s restoration, spoke about his admiration for Hale the man, and his love of the E.E. Hale statue.

Brent Ranalli, Hale re-enactor recites script written by Rev. Stephen Kendrick

LAH’s Annual Spring Event – May 3rd, 2018

Dr. Kevin Sullivan, Street Physician from Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program, was keynote speaker at Lend A Hand Society’s Annual Spring Event May 3rd at the College Club of Boston. Friends, supporters, and board members enjoyed a wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres and heard how one of LAH’s partner agencies and grant recipient provides healthcare in greater Boston to people living on the streets, in shelters, or in medical respite programs. Guests also learned about LAH accomplishments of the past year and the 469 grants assisting more than 1,550 people facing dire emergencies such as eviction, loss of utilities, and other health and wellness concerns.

 

 

Donation from Fundraising Event

Grant Francis presents a check for money he and friends raised by hosting a St. Patrick’s Day fundraising party to benefit LAH. This was a wonderful gesture as the money raised will go directly to help a family in an emergency situation. In her remarks, Nancy Cooper, LAH Executive Director, thanked Francis for his contribution and applauded his very creative fundraising initiative.