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Here’s what’s happening at The Genesis Foundation For Children.

Boston Globe Subscribers: Vote for The Genesis Foundation

Posted on May 16, 2018

If you are a Boston Globe or subscriber, you can help support The Genesis Foundation for Children through the Globe’s GRANT (Globe Readers And Nonprofits Together) program, a community initiative that allows subscribers to help deserving non-profits earn free advertising space in the Globe. Choose The Genesis Foundation as your favorite nonprofit to help us win; this helps us raise money to care for […]


Improper Bostonian covers Flower Show Preview Party

Posted on May 15, 2018

On April 26th, The Improper Bostonian issue featuring The Genesis Foundation for Children’s Boston Flower and Garden Show Preview Party fundraiser hit the newsstands. Reporter Dana Bisbee covered the Preview Party event, which took place on March 15st at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center. The event raised $30,000, which will benefit children with genetic […]


Kiss 108 Kiss Concert Partners with The Genesis Foundation

Posted on April 12, 2018

KISS Concert 2018 Sunday, June 17 | Xfinity Center (Mansfield, MA) The Genesis Foundation for Children is honored to continue our long standing partnership with Kiss 108 Radio for the Kiss Concert 2018! For every ticket to the concert sold, iHeart Media and Kiss 108 will donate $1 to The Genesis Foundation. Additionally, we’ll have two special […]


Welcome Meghan O’Donnell, Special Events Manager

Posted on March 26, 2018

We are pleased to announce the hire of our new Special Events Manager!  Meghan O’Donnell joined our team on March 19th. Meghan comes to the Genesis Foundation with over five years experience in both nonprofit and corporate event planning. Most recently she held positions at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Santander Bank. She earned her […]


MAX announced as Flower Show Preview Party performer

Posted on March 7, 2018

Preview Party Musical Artist Announced: MAX MAX‘s hit single, “Lights Down Low” is officially platinum in the US and top 10 in pop radio! MAX will be performing live at the Boston Flower & Garden Show Preview Party, on March 13th, an exclusive cocktail party among the beautiful garden displays and exhibits of the Boston Flower & Garden Show before […]


Improper Bostonian covers Winter Mixer

Posted on January 30, 2018

On January 26th, The Improper Bostonian issue featuring The Genesis Foundation for Children’s Young Professionals Winter Mixer hit the newsstands. Reporter Dana Bisbee covered the Winter Mixer event, which took place on January 11th at Bell in Hand tavern. The event raised $2,000, which will benefit children with genetic disorders and disabilities. Mr. Bisbee’s photographs of the night […]


Remembering Long-time Genesis Foundation Supporter Ellen Bearce

Posted on January 29, 2018

It is with sadness that we learned of the passing of Ellen Bearce, a longtime supporter of The Genesis Foundation for Children.  Ellen was the proud mother of four, including Dr. Catherine Nowak, the clinical director of The Feingold Center and Genesis Foundation Board Member (her 5th child, daughter Laura, died at 3 years old […]


Young Professionals Winter Mixer Success

Posted on January 17, 2018

Our second Young Professionals Mixer event was held on Thursday, January 11th at Bell in Hand Tavern in Faneuil Hall. The evening was a huge success with 75 attendees who came for networking, appetizers, and drinks with an hour open bar hosted by the Executive Committee.  We had a speaking program with a patient family, the Durells, […]


Dr. Nowak named a Boston Magazine Top Doctor

Posted on December 26, 2017

Dr. Catherine Nowak, Clinical Director of The Feingold Center for Children, was just named to Boston Magazine‘s Top Doctors for the second year in a row! Dr. Nowak received her medical degree from McGill University. She was a Clinical Geneticist at The National Birth Defects Center (now named The Feingold Center for Children) for several years […]


Therapy & Performing Arts Expansion

Updated on February 10, 2020

We have officially expanded our Therapy & Performing Arts programs! The Genesis Foundation is now funding two more therapy programs: Wellspring Farm Learning Center hippotherapy program in Rochester, MA: Our grant will support students (in wheelchairs, with autism, developmental challenges, etc) from Carver School system for three months of therapy visits! Read more about Wellspring here. […]