Room to Dream Foundation 1330 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA02467 The Room to Dream Foundation is focused on creating spaces that promote healing and positivity for children facing…More chronic illness. Its efforts are largely focused on suburban and urban areas with families of moderate or low incomes. Their team of professionals and volunteers are hopeful that their renovations will provide a space where children can have room to dream of a healthier future.
Minot Rose Garden Saint Paul St & Browne St, Brookline, MA02446 Located on the south end of Winthrop Square, the Minot Rose Garden is lovingly maintained by a crew of Brookline…More volunteers. The garden was first created in 1971, but has fallen into neglect from time to time and was last replanted in 2005. It now contains 324 bushes and 70 different rose varieties, according the Friends of the Minot Rose Garden.
Ruth Cowin House 1027 Beacon St, Brookline, MA02446 Located on Beacon Street, this brownstone in Brookline houses low-income elderly men and women. Each resident lives in a…More furnished studio with kitchenette. Residents are offered meals and holiday celebrations by volunteers in the community kitchen. Call for more information and with general inquiries, as well as to inquire about open spaces.
Ronald McDonald House 229 Kent St, Brookline, MA02446 The Ronald McDonald House provides a home away from home for families with children with cancer. The home is community…More supported and has more than 100 volunteers along with regular staff. It can accomodate 23 families a night, and many rooms have their own bathrooms, kitchens and living areas. The Ronald McDonald house is close to Longwood Medical Area, and often accomdates patients from Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Jimmy Fund Clinic. This Brookline location was the eighth Ronald McDonald House location in the country.