Homelessness

We believe in empowering people who are experiencing homelessness by supporting organizations that help meet a continuum of needs.Ending youth homelessness, together

Young people who have to worry about their next meal can't focus on fulfilling their dreams. Instead of concentrating on school or career planning, their days are spent searching for a bed. They must cope with trauma from living on the streets and spend each day simply trying to survive. We salute their resilience and know that with support, they can thrive and excel.

Every year, an estimated 4.2 million young people experience the instability of homelessness.

To address this hidden epidemic, Liberty Mutual spent two years working closely with the city of Boston, schools, shelters and community nonprofits. Most importantly, we listened to young people who had experienced being homeless. We went beyond being a funder and became part of a community-wide collaboration to end youth and young adult homelessness.

Our Giving - Homelessness
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Our Giving - Homelessness

Dedicated to empowering individuals experiencing homelessness

Homelessness

Nineteen organizations making a difference

To better support youth and young adults experiencing homelessness, we invested in a group of outstanding Boston nonprofits. These organizations provide comprehensive services like early identification, and intervention and help in creating permanent connections. In addition, they provide access to mental and physical health care, education and workforce development, and stable housing.

We were proud to pledge $5 million to support the organizations doing this vital work and to celebrate them at an awards ceremony on January 10, 2020.

 

  • Action for Boston Community Development
  • Boston CASA
  • Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
  • Breaktime Café
  • Bridge Over Troubled Waters
  • Cambridge Family and Children’s Service
  • Fenway Community Health Center
  • Friends of Youth Opportunity Boston
  • The Home for Little Wanderers
  • HopeWell

 

  • The Irish International Immigrant Center
  • Justice Resource Institute 
  • Madison Park Development Corporation
  • Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
  • More Than Words
  • Silver Lining Mentoring
  • Smart from the Start
  • University of Massachusetts Foundation   U-ACCESS
  • Y2Y Network

 

Image of older man with beard, member of Pike Market Senior Center

Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank

Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank offers vulnerable seniors nutritious meals, housing services, wellness activities like yoga and dance, and a warm place to socialize, seven days a week.

Image of My First Place member, Kashe - young woman

HopeWell’s My First Place™

HopeWell’s My First Place™ creates a safe bridge to adulthood and self-sufficiency for youth who have aged out of foster care, providing career counseling, support and rent-free housing. Pictured: My First Place has helped Kasche be more independent and has given her the guidance she needs to succeed.