Stop the Stigma Raises $100K for Mental Health

On April 30, more than 600 wonderful souls took to the streets of North Quincy to run (or walk) in support of mental health in Interfaith Social Services’ annual Stop the Stigma 5K. In another record-breaking year, we raised nearly...
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Why should you run the Stop the Stigma 5K on April 30?

Our annual 5K raises funds for Interfaith's New Directions Counseling Center. This past year, our New Directions therapists have conducted more than 2,800 counseling sessions. Our clients are facing a variety of difficult situations, including: • A young man who...
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New Directions Welcomes New Therapists

Our New Directions Counseling Center is pleased to announce the addition of two therapists to our team of mental health and addiction recovery professionals. Diane Crouse and Donna Williams recently joined the New Directions team. New Directions has been providing...
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How to Support Interfaith on Giving Tuesday

Join the global giving movement that is Giving Tuesday! On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (this year on Tuesday, Nov. 30) join the millions of people globally who give of their money, time and voice to support the causes they care...
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Help Feed the Hungry at Interfaith’s December 3 Gala

Our signature fundraising gala returns in-person this year with all the entertainment, food and beverages, games and auction packages that the event is well known for! A limited number of tickets are now available. The 2021 Feed the Hungry Gala, ...
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41 Volunteers Inducted Into Interfaith’s Hall of Fame

We were delighted to recently induct 41 of our amazing volunteers into Interfaith Social Services’ Matti Lang Hall of Fame. The volunteers were honored at a virtual Volunteer Appreciation Night on August 12. We were also able to recognize local...
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2021 Stop the Stigma Virtual 5K Shatters Records

Our 47th annual (but 2nd annual virtual) Stop the Stigma 5K has broken our fundraising record again, raising more than $75,000! Thank you! Because of the outpouring of love from our 400+ participants, the therapists of our New Directions Counseling...
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Your donations have HUGE impact

Take a look at our 2020 Annual Report! From our Executive Director, Rick Doane: What a year! For generations to come people will analyze this period in time. When my future grandchildren ask me “what was life like during the...
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Exercise and Depression

By Claire Hagan RN, LMHC Interfaith's New Directions Counseling Center Counseling Coordinator Everyone is aware of the physical benefits of exercise, but exercise has also been shown to be therapeutic for depression. According to a Harvard study, 1 in 10...
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Run or Walk With Us As We Stop the Stigma

Nearly all of us have been touched in some way by mental illness or addiction. Whether it's personal battles with anxiety or depression, the loss of a loved one to the vicious grip of substance abuse or knowing a friend...
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HomeSafe Donation Match Announced

DOUBLE your donation's impact! A generous donor has offered to match your donation - dollar for dollar - up to $50,000, to fully fund Interfaith Social Services' HomeSafe program! DONATE TODAY. Shortly before the pandemic hit,...
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Welcome, New Board Members!

Interfaith recently elected new officers and voted in new board members to our Board of Directors. Board member Gabe Arato, Strategy and Business Development Manager at Boston Children’s Hospital Simulator Program, was elected president for a two-year term, ending in...
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