Dear Friends, Imagine what it would be like for your child – perhaps the first in your family – to be accepted to college with a full financial aid package, only to discover that you cannot afford the substantial cost of essential dorm room and school supplies which are not included in the financial aid[…..]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ruth Weinstein, Freshman Fresh Start, 617-320-1200, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Alison Harding, Cummings Foundation, 781-932-7093, email@example.com Freshman Fresh Start awarded $100,000 Cummings grant Wellesley, MA nonprofit receives 6 years of funding from Cummings Foundation Wellesley, May 25, 2021 – Freshman Fresh Start is one of 140 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000[…..]
2021 is Freshman Fresh Start’s 10-year anniversary!
Despite the challenges this year is presenting, Freshman Fresh Start has spots for 90 students who are planning on attending college and living on campus. Perhaps now more than ever, our package of dorm and school supplies will help alleviate some stress for these deserving students. Backpacks arrive with help from Axis Promotions, Burlington, MA[…..]
Packing up 101 boxes of school supplies for our fall 2019 college bound students.
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[…..]
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 to a free ad that is scheduled to run in[…..]