The 7th Annual Expanding Horizons Gala took place on Saturday November 12, 2016, and was a historic success! Learn more about this record-breaking event here.
EVkids staff, alumni, and young professionals came together for a beer tasting on April 21st, 2016 at the Harpoon Brewery in the Seaport District. We had a blast sharing experiences with old friends and new, and are looking forward to many more alumni events this year!
The EV family—EVboard members, the whole EVstaff, EVkids and their families, and EVcorps tutors—gathered at Cristo Rey High School to recognize and congratulate our 8th graders and 12th graders moving on to high school or college, as well as our EVcorps tutors graduating from Harvard, B.C. and Tufts. For the eighth straight year, 100% of […]
EVstaff and co-founder Marie-Claude Thompson put together a fine coq au vin dinner for tutors graduating from Harvard, B.C. and Tufts, hosted in the Thompsons’ back yard. After much to eat, capped off with a birthday cake for Marie-Claude’s 80th birthday, the tutors all shared their “concerns and joys” over the past four years, a […]
EVkids worked for weeks with EVstaff and EVcorps tutors on plays, poetry and dance; EVfamilies cooked up a storm; EVcorps tutors prepared a great play of their own; and EVfriends throughout the community provided flowers as well as door prizes galore. We had a full house, including EVboard members and staff from St. Christopher Church, […]
EV is rebuilding the farmhouse on our nine-acre camp site tucked into the Green Mountain National Forest in Vermont. Construction is under way. Board president George Bard has put up a $250,000 challenge grant to double YOUR DONATION. for a summer 2015 re-open of EVcamp! Please join us NOW [same hyper-link] so we can continue […]
EV’s 34th anniversary Expanding Horizons Gala was a notch above the rest: red-carpet entrance with photos by Robert Hare Photography, mingling and conversation during the reception and silent auction—thanks to all who donated and bid!—, a moving program MC’d by our own Latoyia Edwards of NECN, with awards to EV Youth Champion Terry “T” Walker […]
Your EV Auction bids will support EVkids (grades 4-12) from inner-city Boston to succeed in school with their one:one college tutor/mentors from Harvard, Boston College, and Tufts! EV (Earthen Vessels, Inc.) has been helping at-risk children and teens succeed since 1980. Over the last seven years, 100% of our EVkid seniors have graduated and gone on to college. There are over 90 […]
EV‘s 2014 “Expanding Horizons” Gala at The Charles Hotel on November 8 will be a red-carpet event honoring, among others, Terry “T” Walker for his decades-long mentoring of Roxbury youth as scholar-athletes. Several of his former mentees will be there to celebrate his achievements including Dana Barros of the Boston Celtics and Mike Bivens […]
EV‘s 2013 “Expanding Horizons” Gala at The Charles Hotel honored Mayor Thomas Menino with a Youth Champion Award. It was a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our EVkids and their EVcorps matches with friends old and new.