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Friday, Mar 13, 2015 at 11:29 PM EDT

Horizons: Playspace Program

Horizons: Playspace Program

One mission of the Massachusetts non-profit, which offers early childhood education and support services to homeless families, is to give children opportunities to play.

Friday, Mar 13, 2015 at 11:01 AM EDT

Bridget Blythe Hosts Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Event

Bridget Blythe Hosts Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Event

Thursday was the kickoff to the society's Man/Woman of the Year campaign, which raises money for the organization and blood cancer research.

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 at 10:42 PM EDT

Horizons for Homess Children: Celtics Visit Kids

Horizons for Homess Children: Celtics Visit Kids

Kelly Olynyk and Marcus Smart were among the C's who took a break from practice to play with some kids from the Massachusetts non-profit Horizons for Homeless Children

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 at 03:08 PM EDT

New England Revolution's National Anthem Auditions

New England Revolution's National Anthem Auditions

Necn Meteorologist Nelly Carreno was a guest judge as 22 finalists vied for the opportunity to sing the national anthem at Gillette Stadium before a New England Revolution game.

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 at 11:08 PM EDT

Horizons for Homeless Children: Bigyan's Story

Horizons for Homeless Children: Bigyan's Story

Bigyan and his mother, Bishnu, have a home to call their own after living in a shelter for almost three years.

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 at 10:49 PM EDT

Non-Profit Works to Better Lives of Homeless Children

Non-Profit Works to Better Lives of Homeless Children

The Boston non-profit Horizons for Homeless Children formed 26 years ago to provide early education and care to children ranging in age from two months to five years old.

Friday, Mar 13, 2015 at 11:30 PM EDT

Horizons for Homeless Children Week

Horizons for Homeless Children Week

Horizons for Homeless Children, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of young homeless children by ensuring they have access to early education and opportunities to play, announced details...

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 10:33 PM EST

Champions in Action: Bookstore Empowering Teens

Champions in Action: Bookstore Empowering Teens

For its continued investment in the future of Massachusetts' young people, NECN and Citizens Bank have selected More Than Words as this quarter's Champions in Action.

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014 at 06:57 PM EST

Nelly Carreno Joins "Holiday Caravan"

Nelly Carreno Joins "Holiday Caravan"

The group was a way of thanking children at the Leave McAuliffe Elementary School in Lowell, Massachusetts, for writing cards to veterans.

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 at 02:29 PM EDT

City Year Launches for Another Year

City Year Launches for Another Year

Opening ceremonies were held Saturday in South Boston to mark another session of City Year, a branch of the AmeriCorps.

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