OUR IMPACT:

Fenway CDC improves the lives of over 1,000 adults, children, and youth each year. We help them access affordable housing, social services, education,  job skills training, employment, fresh produce, financial workshops, health programs, and civic engagement activities. See our 2019 Impact Report here.

LATEST NEWS & EVENTS:

Fenway CDC staff are working remotely and are accessible via phone and email. Click here for more details.

 

Fenway Porchfest 2020 Music Video

Join us to celebrate our musicians, site partners, and the Fenway community! We have partnered with Porchfest musical collaborators on an exciting Fenway Porchfest music video! With a music video release on our fenwayporchfest.org on Friday, July 31st, (Love That) Muddy River will be online for all to view. We encourage you to check out and share our Facebook page & Instagram to learn more about the participating artists and video collaborators. Thank you to all who have made Fenway Porchfest possible over the years- we are optimistic about being reunited for a “live” Fenway Porchfest in 2021! Fenway Porchfest is organized in collaboration with Fenway Alliance, Fenway Civic Association, and Fenway CDC. Fenway Porchfest 2020 & (Love That) Muddy River are made possible by the support of the Boston Cultural Council, The Hamilton Company Charitable Foundation, Mission Hill Fenway Neighborhood Trust, and the City of Boston.

Fenway Fair Foods

August 12, and August 26
Every other Wednesday
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Come get a free bag of fresh fruits and vegetables. Residents in need can arrange no contact home delivery. To volunteer, see details here. For inquiries, please contact Jasmine Vargas at jvargas@fenwaycdc.org or (617) 267-4637 x 13.

 Lifeboat Boston Food Pantry

Every Tue & Thurs, 4pm-6pm

Boston Temple, 105 Jersey St., Boston

Free, fresh food is available to Boston residents with food insecurity. Please register at bit.ly/lifeboatbostonregistration Questions? Contact lifeboatboston@gmail.com. Face masks will be provided when needed. Lifeboat Boston Food Pantry collaborates with Boston Temple, Lovin’ Spoonfuls, Food Link, Fair Foods, Fenway CDC, and in-kind sponsors.

We Protect Each Other When We Protect Everyone

Fenway CDC is committed to justice in housing, which means that building racial, health, gender, and environmental justice are essential to our work too. To share your ideas for how Fenway CDC can further advance equitable service through action, please email Madeline Lee at mlee@fenwaycdc.org. Please share poster 1 and poster 2..

Job Opening: Volunteer Outreach Coordinator

Fenway CDC is seeking a Volunteer Outreach Coordinator (SCI AmeriCorp) position. Details here. [Date posted: July 2, 2020].

 Complete Your Census Form Today!

Go to my2020census.gov to complete the Census for your household! It’s safe, easy, and important. By completing your form, each resident of the Fenway brings in $2,500 to the community. Participate TODAY! For people who prefer to complete their Census form via phone, click here for details. Click here for volunteer opportunity.

Fenway’s Urban Village Committee

Construction and development will be ramping up in Boston shortly so the Fenway CDC Urban Village Committee will be ramping up as well. If you are interested in monitoring and reviewing development projects, please contact Richard Giordano at rgiordano@fenwaycdc.org for more information.

Support Fenway Restaurants and Businesses

Please support Fenway restaurants by getting take-out, arranging delivery, enjoying dining, or buying gift cards. Please visit this page to see a list of restaurants and businesses that are opened or are temporary closed.

Fenway Cares

Fenway Cares” is a collective of Fenway community organizations (Fenway Community Development Corporation, Fenway Civic Association, Fenway Community Center, Operation P.E.A.C.E., and Fenway Alliance) and residents share information with the Fenway neighborhood during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for details.

Free Job Search Service

Participants will learn job search skills, resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, and time management tips. To arrange your phone or conference call session, please contact Kris Anderson at kanderson@fenwaycdc.org  or (617) 267-4637 x 29.

Free 1-1 Financial Coaching 

Please contact Kris Anderson at (617) 267-4637 x 29 or kanderson@fenwaycdc.org to arrange for telephone counseling.

Newcastle-Saranac 

Fenway CDC and the Schochet Companies closed $53 million Tax Credit Equity and Construction Financing for Newcastle Saranac Apartments in the South End/Lower Roxbury neighborhood in Boston. Read press release here.

Newcastle Saranac Preservation Celebration

We thank everyone for joining us to celebrate the preservation of Newcastle-Saranac! Fenway CDC and The Schochet Companies will preserve 97-unit of affordable residential property in the heart of Boston! Read more here. Watch the event video.

CITC

Community Investment Tax Credits (CITC)

Invest in Fenway CDC’s work by contributing $1,000 or more and receive 50% refund through our tax credits. Together, we’ll build a better Fenway for everyone to live, learn, work, and play! For inquiries, please contact Iris Tan at itan@fenwaycdc.org.

Read more about our residents’ vision for the Fenway!