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Review for Elizabeth Stone House, Inc., Roxbury, MA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I have been a Board member for over 10 years and my family's involvement with the Stone house dates back about 20 years. This organization is relatively small in size, but mighty in its effect on the communities it serves. And now ESH is about to begin construction of a new building that will allow ESH to expand to serve more than three times the number of residents and community members it currently serves, and the need is very great. I could not be more proud and gratified to be involved with the Elizabeth Stone House; the extremely dedicated and hard-working staff deserve more than the 5 stars permitted here!

Role:  Board Member
 

Review for Elizabeth Stone House, Inc., Roxbury, MA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I joined the Board in 2006, but my family had supported ESH with donations for many years before that because we knew of the wonderful work they did. ESH and its mission have grown tremendously over the years, serving more and more people both in residence and in the community, and the impact is has on those it serves is profound. My participation on this Board is a privilege, because it enables me to see first-hand the effect ESH has on residents and their children, helping them to take control of their lives and move past some terrible experiences and difficult challenges onto a positive path forward. And ESH's community outreach and programs expand its sphere of influence to the entire community and beyond. The staff at ESH is second to none - an amazing group of committed, compassionate and extremely capable people who work tirelessly for the people they are helping. This is a top-notch organization providing invaluable services and making a real difference, as we hear all the time from former residents who have come back to visit and express that sentiment. ESH doesn't just have programs for adults - the staff works with their children, too, who have been witnesses and even victims as well. There is nothing more rewarding than having a mother tell us how well her children are doing because of what ESH has done for her and her family, because we have then helped two generations of that family and, we hope, successive ones as well. I hope anyone reading this will check out the website for more detailed information.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

Role:  Board Member