Clean Up Day 2015

We invite you to join us for a morning spent beautifying our community, followed by lunch and a volunteer celebration at Kennedy-Longfellow/Putnam Avenue Upper School. There will be flower planting, mulching playgrounds and tree wells, trash pick-up, and more! Families are welcome!

Please visit our Eventbrite page at or call 617-876-4444 to RSVP.

RSVP is not required but appreciated for planning purposes!

The Clean Up is a collaborative effort organized by East End House and the East Cambridge Business Association in partnership with Kennedy-Longfellow Elementary School, Putnam Avenue Upper School, Inman Square Business Association, Cambridgeside Galleria, Charles Street Community Gardens, and the Cambridge Department of Public Works.

2014 Year In Review

Click below to view our 2014 Year In Review.

Growing Science STEM Roundtable Notes

On April 23, 2012, East End House presented this timely and important event in conjunction with the Cambridge Science Festival, Cambridge’s Agenda for Children, and Program in Education, Afterschool and Resiliency (PEAR), a program of Harvard University and McLean Hospital.

Building upon last year’s “Beyond Superman” roundtable, this discussion brought together specialists in the fields of education, science, and workforce development to share the latest research and new ideas.

Upcoming Holiday Programs at East End House

Here's how you can help:
The holiday programs at East End House provide a great way for individuals, families,
community groups and corporations to give back during the holiday season.


Our “Adopt-a-Family” Program allows you to fill specific wishes for a special family. You can select family size, and then you’ll receive a family’s wish list so you can do the shopping for each family member.

Holiday Drive:

A donation of new, unwrapped educational games, books, clothing, toys, and basic necessities will help make this holiday season festive for all

The deadline for all holiday drive donations is Wednesday, December 20th at 12:00pm.

Volunteer opportunities for the Holiday Drive are available:
Wednesday December 20th from 2:30pm-6:30pm
Thursday December 21st from 9:00am-6:30pm

Please see our Holiday Programs flyer for more information.

Thank You for a Wonderful Thanksgiving

On Monday November 20th and Tuesday, November 21st, East End House distributed bags filled with all the ingredients and recipes needed to prepare a festive holiday meal for 5,064 individuals in Cambridge through the agency’s annual Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway. Each family received fresh produce, traditional holiday favorites such as stuffing, squash, gravy, and a fresh turkey or a gift card to purchase a turkey at a local grocery store. Read more »

YO! Middle School Summer Program

Join East End House for a fun-filled, engaging, and educational summer! Our 8-week program will run at Putnam Avenue Upper School, Monday through Friday. The program will include hands-on STEM activities, sports, arts, swimming, and more! For more information or to request an enrollment packet, please call 617-876-4444.

School Age Program Summer Fun Program

Join us this summer for our Summer Fun Program. Read more »

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