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  • Practice Thanksgiving 2012

    27 November 2012 / News, Uncategorized / Comments Off on Practice Thanksgiving 2012

     

    Teen's and Afterschool children enjoyed a delicious "Practice" Thanksgiving meal on the Wednesday before the holiday. Staff and teens helped to cook, while Afterschool children made placemats and decorations to adorn the table.

    Happy Thanksgiving from Friendly House Youth Programs!

  • Thanksgiving 2012

    27 November 2012 / News, Uncategorized / Comments Off on Thanksgiving 2012

    Thanksgiving is a busy time of year at Friendly House! Thank you to our staff and volunteers who worked tirelessly to provide Turkey Baskets to our neighbors!

  • Halloween Party

    26 November 2012 / News, Uncategorized / Comments Off on Halloween Party

    Ghosts, Goblins, Princesses, and Superheroes of all ages enjoyed Halloween games, face painting, raffles, and costume contests at the Friendly House Community Halloween Party.

    Thank you to all our volunteers who made this year's Halloween Party a great success! And a special thank you to Worcester East Middle School for providing the games!

  • Holy Cross Football Game & Cookout

    11 October 2012 / News, Uncategorized / Comments Off on Holy Cross Football Game & Cookout

    Friendly House After-school children and Teens enjoyed a beautiful fall day at Holy Cross. Children, Teens, and families enjoyed a delicious lunch grilled by the Kiwanis Club before making their way to Fitton Field to watch the Holy Cross Crusaders beat Bucknell.

    A huge thank you to the Kiwanis Club for preparing and serving lunch!

  • Gym & Swim Early Bird Registration begins

    29 February 2012 / News / Comments Off on Gym & Swim Early Bird Registration begins

    Title: Gym & Swim Early Bird Registration begins
    Location: Wall St or Online
    Description: Early registration for the Summer Gym & Swim program begins March 1st, 2012. Early registration discount is 15% off the listed event price. Please call Danielle Delgado for questions and instructions.
    Start Date: 2012-03-01
    End Date: 2012-04-30

  • Shelter Request

    13 February 2012 / News / Comments Off on Shelter Request

    Our Shelter is in need of the following new or gently used items:

    • Bed linens, Pillows, Blankets.
    • Pots and pans,
    • Shower curtains,
    • Kitchen and dinning utensils

    If you are able to help fulfill this need please contact Evelyn Vega at 508 792-1799 or

    Susan Daly at 508-755-4362.

    We sincerely appreciate your help.

     

  • Upcoming Events

    31 January 2012 / News / Comments Off on Upcoming Events

    Please note the follow upcoming events:

    • 2012 Gym & Swim Summer Program:

    The Friendly House will be starting the enrollment for the Gym & Swim program on March 1st.  Discounts are available for early enrollement.

    Enrollement Discounts:

    1. Enrollment from March 1st to May 1st =  15% DISCOUNT
    2. Enrollment from May 2nd to June 1st = 10% DISCOUNT
    •  The Feinstein Foundation Annual $1 Million Giveaway to Fight Hunger: - March 1st - April 30th

    This will be the Friendly House's 7th consecutive year participating in the annual Feinstein Foundation Giveaway.  For the 15th consecutive year, Alan Shawn Feinstein will divide $1 million among hunger fighting agencies nationwide using it to help them raise funds this March and April. Donations of money and food and pledges of money will be accepted by the Friendly House starting on March 1st 2012.

    •  Easter Egg Hunt (Drop In Program) - April 6th

     

    • Community Dinner (St. Patrick’s Day Participants & families) -  April 11th

     

    • Earth Day - April 21st

    On Saturday April 21st, 2012 the Friendly House will be participating in the 23rd Annual REC Earth Day cleanups.  The Friendly House is in need of volunteers to help in various locations.  Please contact our site coordinator Susan Daly at 508-755-4362 or sdaly@friendlyhousema.org for more details on the date.  Registration starts March 1st and ends April 6th.

    The Friendly House also will need trash bags, gloves, rakes and any other tools to help with the clean up.  We appreciate your continued support as we try to improve our neighborhood.

    • Stand Against Racism (open to the public/guest speaker and puppet show) - April 27th
    • Friendly House Golf Tournament - April 29th at 12:30pm

    Where:  Holden Hills Country Club, 1800 Main St., Holden, MA
    When:  Sunday April 29th, 2012
    Time:  12:30pm
    Cost:  $100/person (includes Golf, Cart, and Dinner)
    Hole Sponsors needed:  $50.00/hole
    Please call Mike Reno (508-641-4199) or Jeff Guzman (508-868-7311) with any questions or to set up a team.
    Online enrollment: www.friendlyhousema.org/events

    •    27th Annual CMHA "Walk For The Homeless" - May 20th

    Join Friendly House in it’s support of Central MA Housing Alliance’s 27th Annual Walk for the Homeless, benefiting Friendly House, Donations Cleaning House, Hope for Housing, Interfaith Hospitality Network and Youth Against Homelessness.  The 4.2 mile Walk will take place on Sunday, May 20th at 2pm, registration at 1pm, at Institute Park.  Rain or Shine! 

    For more information on how to participate, donate or volunteer please visit www.cmhaonline.org.
    To register for the Friendly House walk team please go to:  www.friendlyhousema.org/walk

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