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The Hales Continue their Year of Generosity

October 18, 2022

South Shore Stars is one of the many grateful non-profits to receive a $1 million donation from Rob and Karen Hale. “It meant the world to us,” Jennifer Court, our…

South Shore Stars Preschoolers Break Ground on New Playground Construction Project

October 17, 2022

Students from South Shore Stars’ Randolph location donned hard hats for the groundbreaking ceremony of a new playground last week. The $250,000 project is funded by a grant from the…

Philanthropists Rob and Karen Hale Donate $1 Million to South Shore Stars

October 11, 2022

Karen and Rob Hale, well-known for their philanthropic initiatives south of Boston, have donated $1 million to South Shore Stars. This tremendous donation comes via Fox Rock Foundation, their family…

Stars helps Grandparents raising their Grandchildren due to the Opioid Crisis

October 8, 2022

NBC10 Boston recently did a piece about how the Opioid Crisis is affecting families in Massachusetts. Bobbie London, director of family support at South Shore Stars, was interviewed about her…

South Shore Stars receives $250,000 grant for new playground

September 8, 2022

‘It extends the classroom’ South Shore Stars has received a $250,000 grant from the state, which will be used to build a playground for preschool students. The grant comes from the…

Stars receives grant funds from United Way to help ASOST programs

July 20, 2022

United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley today announced the distribution of over $1.4 million in grants to after-school and out-of-school time (ASOST) programs across the region. The grants…

Public Notice: Intent to Apply for the 21st Century Learning Center Grant

April 25, 2022

In collaboration with Randolph Public Schools, South Shore Stars is applying for funding under the Massachusetts 21st Century Community Learning Centers “Supporting Additional Learning Time Grant for New Sites.” This announcement…

South Shore Art Center brings Art Builds Community program to Randolph High School Stars and Randolph Extended Day Stars

December 15, 2021

South Shore Art Center (SSAC) brought their visual arts initiative, Art Builds Community, to Randolph High School (RHS) Stars and Randolph Extended Day (RED) Stars. SSAC was engaged as an independent contractor by the First Congregational…

Stars Executive Director Dr. Jennifer Curtis Interviewed: Why Child Care Workers are Quitting

October 12, 2021

Many child care workers have quit during the pandemic, leaving parents without options and struggling to return to work themselves. Find out more in this Podcast by the Washington Post.…

Blue Cross Volunteers Help Stars and Others Build Healthier Communities on Annual Service Day

September 24, 2021

BOSTON – Sept. 23, 2021 Today, 2,800 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (“Blue Cross”) employees are volunteering to support 90 service projects across Massachusetts focused on improving the health…