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"Our goal is to help students improve their academic skills, especially reading, writing and math.  We hope to inspire these students to believe in themselves and perhaps go on to higher education." 

- Herb Chasan, Founder

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Interfaith Location
12 Interfaith Terrace
Framingham, MA 01702

We're located behind the main office building,

next to the playground.

Pusan Location
9 Pusan Road
Framingham, MA 01702

We're located behind the daycare center,

up the ramp.

 
 
 
 
  • Hoops and Homework offers academic and enrichment services to youth residing around the Beaver and Waverly Street areas. We strive to ensure a safe and fun learning environment for all of our youth.
  • The program operates at two locations: Framingham Housing Authority's site at Carlson and Pusan Rd., and Cochituate Homes' site at Interfaith Terrace. Both sites are located in the lowest income neighborhood of Framingham.
  • We are open during the school year (3-6 pm and 1-6 pm on early release days), as well as during the summer (1-6 pm).
  • The program is available for children ages 5-14.
  • We are licensed through the Massachusetts Office of Early Education and Care. We are the only neighborhood-based and licensed after-school program in Framingham.




 
 
 
 
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Hoops Highlights


PROVIDING ACADEMIC AND SOCIAL SUPPORT TO STUDENTS IN A HEALTHY AND SAFE ENVIRONMENT, IN FRAMINGHAM MA

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One of the 10 Best After School Programs in MA, according to Best Things in Massachusetts website!


  In partnership with KaBOOM!, the CarMax Foundation is donating a playground to the Interfaith Terrace community (Cochituate Homes Cooperative), through Hoops and Homework.


PLAYGROUND BUILD DAY: October 17, 8:30-3:30 (with Prep Days on 10/15 and 10/16 


HOW YOU CAN HELP! Can you volunteer some time towards bringing some very big smiles to children's (and adults') faces in the Interfaith Terrace community? We need 75 willing pairs of hands to help us to do this!

Experts will be there to show you what to do within your comfort range. You just have to be willing to pitch in somewhere. 

We're planning a day of community involvement, food, and fun. All we need is you!


CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!








See you on BUILD DAY!

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Herb's turning 80!



Hoops & Homework founder Herb Chasan is turning 80, and we're having a fundraiser birthday party to celebrate!


  It's Herb's birthday wish that the Hoops and Homework, a nonprofit 501c3 charity based in Framingham, be sustainable for the foreseeable future. So we're having a fundraiser and birthday party at the same time!

  This event will also include a live auction and a silent auction, and other surprises! Some of the live auction items include:

  • 8 days and 7 nights at the Marriott Surf Club in Aruba
  • Foursome round of golf at Framingham Country Club
  • Foursome round of golf at Charter Oak Country Club
  • 2 tickets to the Celtics vs. NY Knicks on 11/21


WHEN: Wednesday, November 7, 5:30-8:30 pm

WHERE: Braza Grille, 672 Waverly St., Framingham

WHY: To help us raise $80,000 for Herb's 80th!


PLEASE CONSIDER MAKING A DONATION OF ANY AMOUNT IN HONOR OF HERB'S BIRTHDAY!


CLICK HERE TO DONATE!!




Would You Like To Build A Playground?

Children at Interfaith drew pictures of their "dream playgrounds during Design Day. They're pictured here with representatives from KaBOOM! and the CarMax Foundation

     Summer Memories

Children went on some great field trips during the summer, to Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary in Natick, and Eastleigh Farm in Framingham.

Children at Pusan planted tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, basil, and lettuce- and got to snack on it all summer long!

updated 10/11/18