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The Boston Globe Bold Types | Lyndia Downie on the organization’s pivot from shelter to housing

Spring Edition | August 2019 | Lyndia Downie talks about the successes – and challenges – of moving men and women out of homelessness and into the stability of housing.

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A Voice from the Early Days: Monsignor Frank Kelley

Spring Edition | July 2019 | As part of our 50th anniversary, we are sharing stories from those who were here at the beginning. The following excerpt is from an interview with Monsignor Frank Kelley, a founding member of Pine Street Inn who is still active in the organization today.

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Major New Housing Proposed

Spring Edition | June 2019 | Pine Street Inn and The Community Builders, a leading nonprofit developer of mixed-income housing, have announced a partnership to build a mixed-use building.

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Community Friends - Spring 2019

Spring Edition | May 2019 | Learn more about the community groups and organizations that are supporting Pine Street in various ways!

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An Inspiring Innbassador: Avana Anderson

Spring Edition | May 2019 | Avana Anderson is an Associate in the Boston law office of Morrison Mahoney LLP. She is also a Pine Street Innbassador, our emerging leaders’ network.

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Why I Run for Pine Street: Colin McGuire

Winter Edition | February 2019 | I’ve been seriously running for about two years. The 2019 Boston Marathon will be my first marathon.

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Why I Run for Pine Street: Glen Harrington

Winter Edition | February 2019 | This will be my third marathon; the first one I ran was in November in New York, and I just ran the Disney marathon in January.

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Outreach: Lifeline in the Cold

Winter Edition | January 2019 | Jason Clemons has been a member of Pine Street’s Outreach team for 11 years, working with homeless men and women who choose not to come into shelter. Since our Outreach vans started canvassing Boston’s streets in 1986, they have not missed a night!

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A Voice From the Early Days: Warren Strom

Winter Edition | January 2019 | As part of our 50th anniversary, we will be sharing stories from those who were here at the beginning. The following excerpt was pulled from an interview with Warren Strom, who is now 89 years old.

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Why I Run for Pine Street: David Krakauer

Winter Edition | January 2019 | David Krakauer endured the elements during last year's Boston Marathon in support of Pine Street Inn.

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From the President

Winter Edition | January 2019 | In 2019, we are marking a major milestone: 50 years in the Boston community. As I reflect on the 35 years that I have been here in roles as an administrative assistant, in development, in the program area, and now, as President. I am both humbled by and proud of the progress that we have made as an organization!

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Donor Spotlight: Jill Ker Conway

Winter Edition | January 2019 | Jill Ker Conway was a writer, a scholar, president of Smith College in Northampton, MA – and a philanthropist. An Australian native, Conway left her mark on the Boston community, including Pine Street, not only as a loyal donor during her lifetime, but also in helping to sustain Pine Street after her death last year.

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Locks & Socks

Winter Edition | January 2019 | When men and women staying on the street see our Outreach vans, they know they can count on us for a pair of new socks to keep their feet warm. As the cold weather sets in, our guests are in especially high need of socks to navigate the winter.

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Ready for Winter

Winter Edition | January 2019 | When winter arrives, the teams at Pine Street are ready. Our program staff anticipate the increase in volume and needs of guests.

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Giving Thanks at Pine Street

Winter Edition | January 2019 | A host of elected officials joined us for Thanksgiving to help carve turkeys and meet with guests, staff and volunteers.

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Save the Date: 50th Anniversary Edition

Winter Edition | January 2019 | Pine Street’s Home Remedy breakfast raises critical funds that help people move off the streets, out of shelter and into a home so they can begin to rebuild their lives.

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Winter Walk

Winter Edition | January 2019 | Pine Street Inn is a proud partner of the Winter Walk, an initiative that raises awareness and funds for partner organizations through a two-mile walk and community meal in Copley Square.

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Making the Holidays Bright

Winter Edition | January 2019 | The holiday season can be challenging for our guests – not only because they are homeless and battling the cold weather, but also because they are missing their loved ones at a time of traditional family gatherings.

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Community Friends

Winter Edition | January 2019 | As part of their 10th Annual Day of Service, a team from Vertex Pharmaceuticals volunteered in our kitchen for a morning of food preparation alongside our trainees.

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Community Friends

Fall Edition | October 2018 | Eighth graders at the Pierce School in Brookline assembled 15 Welcome Home Baskets for our tenants who are moving into their new apartments!

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