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Events and News

The Fenway is an exciting area made up of famous academic, medical, arts, and cultural institutions. Additionally, the Fenway has a residential neighborhood, a business community, and the jewel of Fenway: the centennial ballpark that is the home of Boston Red Sox. Every year, many people from various cities throughout the United States and all over the world visit the Fenway to live, learn, work, and play. Learn more about the challenges and opportunities in the Fenway, and how Fenway CDC works to improve the quality of life for residents and build a healthier community.

Credit Boot Camp

April 10th and 24th, 2017

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Fenway CDC, 70 Burbank Street, Boston

A workshop to help you review your credit and create a plan for increasing your credit score and/or resolving credit problems. Sign up at this link. For inquiries, please contact Lizzie Grobbel at lgrobbel@fenwaycdc.org or 617-267-4637 x 17.

Fenway Fair Foods “$2 Per Bag” Program

Fenway CDC’s Fair Foods distribution event runs every other Wednesday from 3pm to 5pm at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, 165 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215. Click here for our calendar of events to find the next distribution date.

Fenway CDC has partnered with Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral to bring the Fair Foods “$2 per Bag” program to the Fenway neighborhood. Through Fair Foods distribution events, community residents can purchase 10 lbs. of fruit, vegetables, and bread for only $2 per bag regardless of their income level. Residents can also enjoy food samples along with recipes that help identify and utilize the produce they receive. To register as a volunteer, please contact Lizzie Grobbel at lgrobbel@fenwaycdc.org or 617-267-4637 x 17.

Fenway CDC Career and Resource Fair

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 11am to 2pm

Temple Israel’s Conference Hall, 477 Longwood Avenue, Boston

Are you looking for a job or new career opportunities? Come meet hiring organizations in the healthcare industry and diverse business sectors. We will be conducting interviews at the event. Free mock interviews and resume writing tips provided on-site.

For more information, please contact Kris Anderson at kanderson@fenwaycdc.org or 617-267-4637 x 29. Download event poster.

The Fenway Ball
Thursday, June 15, 2017
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Prudential Skywalk, 800 Boylston Street, Boston

Join us to celebrate our accomplishments with an evening of dining, entertainment, and a panoramic view of Boston. This exciting event connects nearly 300 professionals from the real estate industry and business sectors. Community leaders are also joining us from the world-renowned institutions in the Fenway. These academic, medical, arts, cultural, and sports institutions are economic drivers of our region. Become our event sponsor or get your tickets at this link.

For inquiries, please contact Iris Tan at itan@fenwaycdc.org or 617-267-4637 x 25.

Taste of The Fenway
Thursday, September 7, 2017
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Van Ness Street (from Kilmarnock St to Richard B. Ross Way)

This fun outdoor festival will feature celebrity chefs and over 20 restaurants and businesses in the Fenway. Guests will enjoy delicious food and wine-tastings, live music, and art. Estimated attendees: 500. Become an event sponsor or purchase tickets at thislink.

For inquiries, please contact Iris Tan at itan@fenwaycdc.org or 617-267-4637 x 25.

Fen-tastic Fest
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hatch, Level 8th
Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive, Boston

This by invitation-only event for our Community Investment Tax Credit Investors – those who have donated $1,000 or more to create positive community impact – features cuisines from around the world. Estimated attendees: 200

For inquiries, please contact Iris Tan at itan@fenwaycdc.org or 617-267-4637.

News

April 2017

CEDAC commits $8.5 million to preserve affordable housing in the Fenway. Fenway CDC will be rehabilitating 52 homes at 31 Burbank Street to prevent residents from displacement. Read more…

April 2017


Check out the latest news and events in the Fenway. Look out for Fenway CDC’s Career & Resource Fair information. Read more…

March 2017


Read the latest happenings in the Fenway and look out for Fenway CDC’s Annual Meeting info. Read more…

January 2017


MACDC Presented Richard Giordano, Fenway CDC’s Community Organizing Director with Ricanne Hadriane Award. Read more…

November 2016


Temporary Dorm Plan Gets An Airing. Read more

September 2016


Fenway CDC to Acquire Burbank Gardens. Read more

 2016 June


Fenway CDC brings fresh produce to the Fenway. Read more

April 2016


DHCD Awarded Good news for our donors! DHCDC awarded Fenway CDC $150,000 in Community Investment Tax Credits. Read more