About

We call the children and youth we serve Achievers to demonstrate our belief in their potential to thrive!

ABOUT FRIENDS OF THE CHILDREN—BOSTON

Friends of the Children–Boston is an independent 501c3 nonprofit chapter of a nationwide organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of generational poverty through salaried, professional mentoring. The original Portland chapter was founded in 1993. Our chapter was founded as an independent nonprofit in Boston, Massachusetts, in 2004. Learn how our model works and about our history.

Our History
Staff

Yi-Chin Chen, MSW

Executive Director

Stacy DellOrfano, MPA

Director of Development

Marie Smith, MSW

Director of Programs

Zack Osheroff, MSW

Assistant Director for Program Evaluation & Youth Advocate (Friend)

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

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Partners

Corporate Foundation

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Foundation Partners

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Corporate Partners

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Community Partners

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Friend Raiser Sponsors

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Reports & Resources

2016 Milestone Report

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FY 2016 Donor Honor Roll

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Board of Directors List

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Meet Elliot

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Meet Kamiya

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Friends of the Children-Boston By the Numbers

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Who We Are: What It Means to Be a Friend

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Alonzo FR Speech

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Return on Investment Study

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Forbes Article (2014)

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New York Times Article (Part 1)

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New York Times Article (Part 2)

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Miguel's Speech

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EMPLOYMENT

Friends of the Children is committed to our community, to equal employment opportunity, and to diversity in our workplace.

Friends of the Children-Boston Jobs

Thank you for your interest in Friends of the Children. 

We are currently seeking Elementary Youth Advocates

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