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Why ICycle

Jun 9, 2016

icycle-2016-matt-pritchardOne of my favorite things in the world is watching someone stop w...

Matt Pritchard to Join HomeStart as New President & Executive Director

May 5, 2015

Matt Pritchard final HomeStart announced today that Matt Pritchard will be joining HomeStart as its new P...

8th Annual ICycle For HomeStart is an Enormous Success

Mar 2, 2015

More than 300 cyclists braved the frigid temperatures last week to participate in the 8th annual ICycle 2015, an all-day spinning event to raise funds for HomeStart. Participation from board members, local media personalities, and corporate teams drew crowds outside of One International Place despite wind, snow, and bitter cold. “We want to ...

Facing Eviction: Homelessness Prevention for Low-Income Tenant Households

Dec 3, 2014

By Linda Wood-Boyle, HomeStart Scarce affordable units and skyrocketing market rents have created a housing crisis for low-income individuals and families. The National Low Income Housing Coalition estimates that a minimum-wage worker would need to work 140 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, to be able to reasonably afford a two-bed...

Using Photography to Give Underprivileged People a Voice

Oct 24, 2014

By Doug Wood-Boyle, HomeStart “Photo Voice: Combating Prejudice and Discrimination” is an exciting project that is being offered to HomeStart clients by volunteer worker Louise Bowler as a way to help them be empowered to start conversations with other people and advocate for themselves with legislators.

“The class looks a...

A Soldier For the Home Front

Sep 19, 2014

By Adrian Walker, The Boston Globe As James Patterson stood in the middle of Boylston Street in the Fenway on a...

Why ICycle

Jun 9, 2016

icycle-2016-matt-pritchardOne of my favorite things in the world is watching someone stop w...

8th Annual ICycle For HomeStart is an Enormous Success

Mar 2, 2015

More than 300 cyclists braved the frigid temperatures last week to participate in the 8th annual ICycle 2015, an all-day spinning event to raise funds for HomeStart. Participation from board members, local media personalities, and corporate teams drew crowds outside of One International Place despite wind, snow, and bitter cold. “We want to ...

Using Photography to Give Underprivileged People a Voice

Oct 24, 2014

By Doug Wood-Boyle, HomeStart “Photo Voice: Combating Prejudice and Discrimination” is an exciting project that is being offered to HomeStart clients by volunteer worker Louise Bowler as a way to help them be empowered to start conversations with other people and advocate for themselves with legislators.

“The class looks a...

Matt Pritchard to Join HomeStart as New President & Executive Director

May 5, 2015

Matt Pritchard final HomeStart announced today that Matt Pritchard will be joining HomeStart as its new P...

Facing Eviction: Homelessness Prevention for Low-Income Tenant Households

Dec 3, 2014

By Linda Wood-Boyle, HomeStart Scarce affordable units and skyrocketing market rents have created a housing crisis for low-income individuals and families. The National Low Income Housing Coalition estimates that a minimum-wage worker would need to work 140 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, to be able to reasonably afford a two-bed...

A Soldier For the Home Front

Sep 19, 2014

By Adrian Walker, The Boston Globe As James Patterson stood in the middle of Boylston Street in the Fenway on a...