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In the early summer of 2019, Charity started feeling unwell. At first, she thought she was just exhausted from working two jobs and having a newborn, but soon she started experiencing dizzy spells. After a month of these symptoms, Charity went to a community clinic that referred her to a specialist. Charity was quickly hospitalized, […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has created huge medical, financial, and emotional burdens for families across the nation. From furloughs to business and school closures, we’ve seen sky rocketing unemployment claims leaving many parents wondering how they will pay their bills and care for their children. While the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has left no one […]
As Bob Dylan sang, “the times they are a-changin’”. With everything going on in the world right now FamilyAid Boston would like to extend a gift from us to you, designed to bring the joy of music and community into your home no matter how socially distant we must be. Across music platforms, genres, and decades our […]
While social distancing is the best way to overcome the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, it is compounding the crisis faced by more than 20,000 children and parents in Boston teetering on the edge of homelessness or living in shelters, cars, and emergency rooms. Sadly, the impact of short-term safety measures put in place to keep Boston […]
Just three weeks ago, I joined my FamilyAid Boston colleagues as we set out on the first round of deliveries giving food and supplies to families who are at home and in shelters without work or school because of the coronavirus. FamilyAid Boston doesn’t normally provide these items or coordinate deliveries, so all of my […]