For over 50 years, the Brookline Community Mental Health Center has helped our community lead healthier, happier and fuller lives. A thriving community health center and the largest human services agency in Brookline, the Center serves individuals and families experiencing adverse life circumstances and mental health issues. We provide access to timely, high quality and affordable care in a welcoming and reassuring setting.
The Beacon Wealth Foundation
Beacon Wealth is proud of our commitment to the community. Our partners and team members donate their time and financial resources to a diverse range of community, charitable and nonprofit organizations. Some of the organizations in which we are proud to support include:
The BTC is a non-profit drop-in, out-of school time facility offering an array of programs, activities and events that are delivered by our expert staff, volunteers and teens. The BTC strives to transform lives by connecting members with the experiences, resources and supports they need to succeed both in and out of school.
Brookline Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization that exists to promote a strong, engaged and inclusive community. BCF identifies and raises awareness of community needs, creates forums for public dialogue and problem solving, inspires philanthropy and volunteerism, and advances equal access to community resources and opportunities while strengthening and sustaining local nonprofits.
Every day, the Children's Hospital League is improving and enhancing the lives of children dealing with the unimaginable stress of hospitalization. More than 500 strong, Children's Hospital League members are ambassadors and fundraisers for Children's Hospital Boston – one of the world's premier pediatric care and research centers.
America SCORES Boston strengthens at-risk youth through programs that promote health, academic advancement and development of the whole child. Through youth development programming based around soccer, academics and the arts, the mission of America SCORES Boston is to inspire Boston youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world.
VHLA envisions a cure for VHL. VHL or von Hippel-Lindau is a genetic form of cancer. VHL patients battle a series of tumors throughout their lives. The VHLA is dedicated to research, education, and support to improve awareness, diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life for those affected by VHL.
Established in 1985, The ALS Association is the only national non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, The Association builds hope and enhances quality of life while aggressively searching for new treatments and a cure.
St. Jude is unlike any other pediatric treatment and research facility. Discoveries made here have completely changed how the world treats children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. With research and patient care under one roof, St. Jude is where some of today's most gifted researchers are able to do science more quickly.
The Jimmy Fund solely supports Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, raising funds for adult and pediatric cancer care and research to improve the chances of survival for cancer patients around the world. Since its founding in 1948, the Jimmy Fund has raised millions of dollars through thousands of community fundraising events.
Since its founding in 1947, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts has been committed to providing adults and children with cancer with the best treatment available today while developing tomorrow's cures through cutting-edge research. Read about our history, our breakthroughs, and the resources that help us support the health of our neighborhoods and communities.
Silent Spring Institute is staffed and led by researchers dedicated to science that serves the public interest. We partner with physicians, public health and community advocates and other scientists to identify and break the links between environmental chemicals and women’s health, especially breast cancer.
The Cancer Support Community is an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer. Likely the largest employer of psychosocial oncology mental health professionals in the United States, CSC offers a menu of personalized services and education for all people affected by cancer. Its global network brings the highest quality cancer support to the millions of people touched by cancer. These support services are available through a network of professionally-led community-based centers, hospitals, community oncology practices and online, so that no one has to face cancer alone.
The first CITC event in 1989 brought 165 children with their parents , from various shelters throughout the city to City Hall. Today over 3,000 children are included. At this special, each child is given an individually selected gift, taken from their wish list from Santa, including entertainment and a holiday meal. The children also receive stuffed animals, hats, gloves, t-shirts, and educational books. Christmas in the City now has year round programs which include distributing birthday presents for the children, and seminars for parents. We have also helped start a daycare center at the Lifehouse Shelter that is managed by the residents.