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Letters to Doris: Our Two Original Sunshine Scholars Share Their Gratitude

We are so grateful for all that our community partners do to help us better serve our community. One of those partners is the Red Sox Foundation. Doris is a long-time supporter of the Red Sox Scholars program, which provides nine years of mentoring, enrichment activities, and educational scholarships to students from Boston Public Schools.  … Continued

Two Years of Offering a Hand Up to Individuals Across the U.S.

When Doris Buffett relocated to Boston, her favorite philanthropic initiative—the Letters Program—moved with her.  The Letters Foundation was formally established in fall 2016, with our dedicated team working to expand our reach to individuals across the country. Doris’ lifelong commitment to individuals, in addition to her kind and practical approach to problem-solving, continue to inform … Continued

Volunteer Q&A: Harriet Shares the Importance of Volunteering

Our wonderful volunteers are integral to everything that we do at the Letters Foundation. Every week, they donate precious time and invaluable skills to help make our grant-making possible. Harriet has volunteered with the Letters Foundation since September 2017. She began volunteering with the Letters Foundation as an Operations Volunteer, where she provided administrative support … Continued