FCC In the News

109 Brookline Developer Proposes Expanding Community Center

An expansion of the Fenway Community Center (FCC) could be a major community benefit under discussion for the future ten-story research and development project replacing the existing building at 109 Brookline Ave.

Proponent IQHQ has quickly upped its investment in the Fenway-Kenmore corridor. In addition to 109 Brookline and the Fenway Center, it has acquired the Buckminster Hotel for $42.5 million

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New Group, Fenway Cares, Forms to Meet Virus Crisis

Moving at lighting speed to respond to the coronavirus emergency, six neighborhood organizations have agreed to form a “hyperlocal” mutual aid network and information clearinghouse in the Fenway.

Within a week, Fenway Cares completed its first project, working with District 8 City Councilor Kenzie Bok to get more than 300 boxes of fresh produce distributed to households across the neighborhood.

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Fenway Cares Reminds Us: Pulling Together Matters

Testimonials don’t come any better than this: I was losing hope yesterday as I lost my job due to this pandemic. I was told I didn’t qualify for food stamps due to my past income [from] working as a medical PCA.

Just hearing the words from someone I don’t know in my community, just really made me feel better. I explained to her how I’m having a hard time now with not being able to afford food or rent until I start working again. She assured me to let me know [that] she has resources to help.

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