EVENTS

HomeStart throws several fundraising events throughout the year. If you are interested in volunteering, sponsoring or participating in one of our annual events, contact Michelle Chandler at 617.542.0338 x230 or via e-mail at Chandler@HomeStart.org.

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2017 Boston Marathon

HomeStart is thrilled to a participant in the John Hancock Non-Profit Marathon Program. We are currently accepting applications for our two official Boston Marathon Bibs.
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ICYCLE

ICycle is a series of outdoor spin classes with different corporate teams riding every hour to raise money for our high-impact programs. This year ICycle will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at One International Place in Boston. Approximately 400 riders will get a taste of what it must be like to live without a home as they push themselves physically in tough New England winter conditions.
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Keys to the House

For over 13 years, Boston’s Real Estate Community has helped organize Keys to the House in the South End to give back to our community by supporting HomeStart’s mission to end and prevent homelessness in the greater Boston area. Each year the event is held at a luxury apartment, condo, gallery or house for lease or sale. This summer cocktail party consists of live music, gourmet food from a Boston Chef, networking, a silent auction, and HomeStart clients sharing their stories. In 2015 we added a second and third annual event to this line: Keys to the House in Jamaica Plain and in Back Bay! Both “Keys” events are taking place again in 2016.
Learn More: South EndLearn More: Jamaica PlainLearn More: Back Bay

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HomeStart Fall Gala

The gala is a fundraising event that celebrates the continued success of the organization through a fun filled evening consisting of a dinner and an auction. City officials, members of the Boston community, HomeStart sponsors, and the HomeStart team gather together to celebrate HomeStart’s success in providing permanent housing for the homeless of the Greater Boston area, as well as thank those who have allowed the organization to help those in need and to further spread awareness on homelessness prevention.

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About Us

HomeStart has grown and adapted since its launch in 1994.  Our growth has consistently promoted the clear vision and agenda of housing solutions to end and prevent homelessness. Learn More »

Our Services

From Housing Search, Stabilization and Prevention, to Housing First, Vacancy Clearinghouse and Veteran Services - visit our Services page to learn about what we do and how it’s done. Learn More »