Sel de la Terre (April 20, 2010) - Special thanks to Sel de la Terre, Back Bay! The restaurant generously chose to donate a portion of proceeds from their 10 year anniversary dinner to support the Yawkey Family Inn. The dinner was held on Tuesday, April 20th. Congratulations and many thanks!
Boston.com (June 1, 2009) - Several hundred guests attended the opening for New Yawkey Family Inn on Kent Street in Brookline. View Pictures >
Stuff Boston (Spring 2009) - Pictures from the art reception are posted online. Check out the art and friends of Kent Street. More >
Boston Herald (December 16, 2008) - Sick kids' families get tasty reprieve at Children's Hospital Boston - Next Generation Developers Task Force organizes a volunteer-led meal aimed at making a tough time a little easier. More >
The Wellesley Townsman (August 7, 2008) - Children's Hospital Boston turns frat house into new kind of home. Children's and its Next Generation Developers Task Force officially celebrated the ground-breaking at the house on May 2. The task force is a group of young real estate developers and businesspeople who expressed a desire to use their talents to make this project a reality.
Boston Common (Spring 2008) - Sweeter Charity - Boston's Children's Hospital's new residence for patient families. More >
Brookline Tab (May 15, 2008) - Children's Hospital Boston announced it would begin construction on a new extended stay home for patient families at 241 Kent St. Charles Weinstein, Children's vice president of real estate explained that "long-term housing that procudes a home-like environment helps families cope more comfortably with extended health care of their sick children." He added "Boston's hotels can be too expensive for many of these families."
Huntington News (May 21, 2008) - "The Children's Hospital in Boston purchased the former fraternity house at 241 Kent St. from the Phi Gamma Pi (PGP) Alumni Association this month, said John McKay, president of the PGP Alumni Association. "The house will serve as a home-away-from-home for patient families who are in town for their child's long-term hospitalization. Long-term housing that provides a home-like environment helps families cope more comfortably with extended healthcare of their sick children..." More >
Children's Hospital Boston (May 2, 2008) - Children's Hospital Boston announced today it will begin construction on a new home-away-from-home for patient families. The home at 241 Kent Street in Brookline addresses the critical need for inexpensive housing for out-of-area patients and families during extended hospitalizations. More >
Boston Business Journal (May 2, 2008) - The Next Generation Developers task force "comprises 16 individuals from the real estate and related fields raising money to convert a Brookline house into a patient family home for Children's Hospital". More >
Brookline Tab (September 19, 2007) - The Boston hospital got approval this week to take over a former Northeastern fraternity house and build a 23-room "extended stay family house" for patients and their families."
Brookline Tab (June 3, 2009) - After three years of planning, the former fraternity has been given new life as temporary housing for families of sick and injured children who travel to Boston for medical care. The house has been unveiled thanks to donations and private philanthropy.