Working towards extraordinary communities

The Brian J. Honan Charitable Fund supports and fosters local and national programs that contribute to education, recreation, housing and healthcare.

Primary Initiatives

Grants and Funds

Honan 5k Road Race

The family-friendly run/walk will welcome everyone from competitive runners to friends of the beloved councilor onto a flat and fast USA Track and Field certified course for a sanctioned race that covers just over 3 miles of Allston-Brighton. Participants will start from Tavern in the Square at 161 Brighton Avenue in Allston Village, pass through historic Union Square and onto Cambridge Street towards picturesque Brighton Center on Washington Street. The race continues past Brighton Center on Washington Street, U-turning at Fairbanks Street for the run back. After passing by Boston’s District 14 police station, runners will begin the last leg and complete the 3.1 mile course at Tavern in the Square.

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Brian J. Honan Fellowship

The Honan Fellowship is an initiative run by the West End House that empowers youth from across Boston to become engaged and influence change in their community, develop leadership skills, and stimulate an interest in public service. Fellows learn about government and politics, identify neighborhood concerns, complete service projects, and meet with public officials and advocates. The program includes a paid summer internship in a community agency or government office and ends with a community action project to create change in Boston.

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Charitable Contributions

Grants and Funds