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 coaching, health programs, and civic engagement activities. See our 2019 Impact Report here.

LATEST NEWS & EVENTS:

2020 Census

Yesterday afternoon, the Supreme Court granted a request from the Trump Administration to halt all Census activities by Friday, October 16, 2020 at 6 a.m. This effectively means that tomorrow, Thursday, October 15, will be the last day to complete the 2020 Census. To complete your Census before the deadline tomorrow, go to my2020census.gov or call the Census Bureau today! Download phone list. Please help to remind your neighbors, family, friends, and community members to complete their Census to ensure Fenway is counted. Read more about why we must complete 2020 Census. School lunches. Plans for highways. Support for firefighters and families in need. Census results affect our community every day.

 

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

 

Job Opening for Office Manager

Fenway CDC is seeking an Office Manager. Please download the job description at this link. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to projects@fenwaycdc.org

Fenway Porchfest 2020 Music Video

Join us to celebrate our musicians, site partners, and the Fenway community! We partnered with Porchfest musical collaborators on an exciting Fenway Porchfest music video ‘Love That’ which you can enjoy viewing at fenwayporchfest.org. Read the article from the Boston Sun. More details at events page.

Fenway Fair Foods

Sept. 23, Oct 7, and Oct 21
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. 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. Sign up: bit.ly/lifeboatbostonregistration Questions? Contact lifeboatboston@gmail.com. In collaboration 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..

 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

If you are interested to help monitor and review development projects, please contact Richard Giordano at rgiordano@fenwaycdc.org for more details.

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 CDC, Fenway Civic Association, Fenway Community Center, Operation P.E.A.C.E., and Fenway Alliance) and volunteers share resource information and services with Fenway residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Details here.

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!