Social Recreation Coordinator The Social Recreation Coordinator assures that all social recreation programs, including evening and weekend activities, are enjoyable and enriching for program participants.  S/he is responsible for developing and facilitating recreational groups and programs which meet the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical needs of the...

Nonprofit Marathoners Brave the Elements for Worthy Causes April 17, 2018 — Undeterred by cool temperatures, intermittent torrential rain, and persistent headwinds, more than 1,000 people ran in yesterday's Boston Marathon on behalf of more than 165 Massachusetts nonprofits, using the event to generate funds projected...

The Solstice Foundation Selects Friendship Home as Beneficiary of Summer Solstice Celebration Kingston, MA -- Plans are under way for The Solstice Foundation’s 14th Annual Summer Solstice Celebration on Saturday, June 17th at Solstice Restaurant. Tickets are $100/each and available on the Foundation’s website, thesolsticefoundation.org. This...

Ernie Boch Jr. Presents Music Grant to Friendship Home
  Friendship Home in Norwell was recently awarded a $7,000 grant from Ernie Boch Jr.’s charitable organization, Music Drives Us.  Music Drives Us awards grants to organizations and individuals interested in using music as a tool to better the lives of people in all segments of society. The grant included musical instruments worth $3,000 and another $4,000 for enrichment programs at Friendship Home, which serves individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Director of Social Recreational Programs Gina Froio and direct support professional Tom Chappuis are incorporating music into evening programs and a weekly music class. Chappuis and Friendship Home members performed a song for Boch when he visited Friendship Home for the ceremonial check presentation. 

Friendship Home Golf Classic Nets More Than $100K   [gallery columns="2" link="file" size="medium" ids="10070,9965"] Friendship Home held its 17th Annual Golf Classic on September 15th at Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston and CrossWinds Golf Club in Plymouth, with net proceeds totaling more than $100,000.  More than 200 golfers...

Friendship Home’s 3rd annual Walk with Friends at Wompatuck State Park on June 5th met its goal of raising $10,000 for its social recreational programs. Walkers, which included Friendship Home participants, their families and loyal supporters, hiked the trail in support of the organization’s mission...

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Friendship Home in Norwell held its third Follies variety show to a sold-out audience at the North River Community Church in Pembroke last week.  The inclusive community event showcased acts from 147 Friendship Home members, local bands, South Shore businesses that employ Friendship Home members,...