Our Donors

The Summer Fund extends its sincerest appreciation to our valued donor community for generously supporting our efforts to provide quality summer camp and program experiences for underserved children, youth and teens in greater Boston.

Learn more about supporting the Summer Fund.

Summer Fund Donors

The Paul and Edith Babson Foundation
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
The Boston Foundation
Foundation To Be Named Later
Grace Macomber Bird
Cabot Family Charitable Trust
Cambridge Community Foundation
Fidelity Foundation
The Janey Fund
Liberty Mutual Foundation
Linde Family Foundation
The Ludcke Foundation
Anna B. Stearns Charitable Foundation
Frank Reed & Margaret Jane Peters Memorial Fund I
The John J. & Edith L. Sacco Charitable Foundation
The William E. and Bertha E. Schrafft Charitable Trust
Inez Washabaugh Ward, PNP, Scholarship Fund
Yawkey Foundation
Anonymous
 

 

Summer Fund Fact

We direct resources to high-quality summer camps and programs that serve underserved, at-risk children and youth ages 5-18, from low to moderate income households in Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, and Somerville.

Our Impact

When I was thirteen, MetroLacrosse changed me by giving me the opportunity to learn how to be a leader on and off the lacrosse field. I have learned how to solve problems both individually and cooperatively (like communicating in ways other than just using my voice), how to respect and learn from the people around me including my peers and mentors, how to play on a team of players who are my opponents during the season, and maybe most importantly for me, how to allow other’s voices to be heard.

— Victoria D’Elia, former camper MetroLacrosse Teen Summer Programs

Random Quote

The Summer Fund provides 60% of the total number of groups we serve for our summer programs, which yields 35% of our total participants and 40% of our participant fees. The impact of the Summer Fund on YES’s Outdoor Adventure Program is substantial. It provides the opportunity for more than 250 participants to receive introductory, one-day outdoor experiential education excursions, which we hope will leave them yearning to come back for more.

— Youth Enrichment Services (YES)