February 10, 2023

Friends of the Children – Boston Executive Director Honored by New England Patriots

Executive Director Yi-Chin Chen receives Inspire Change Changemakers Award

Friends – Boston Executive Director, Yi-Chin Chen, was recently honored by New England Patriots' owner Robert Kraft and the New England Patriots Foundation as this recipient of this year’s Inspire Change Changemaker Award.

This award is a new nationwide NFL initiative that allows each team to honor ONE special changemaker in each of their cities with an award and a $10,000 donation to the non-profit organization of their choice. Each Changemaker also received special recognition at each team's Inspire Change home game.

Thank you to Mr. Kraft and to the New England Patriots for recognizing the life-changing work being done within the Friends – Boston community under the leadership of Yi-Chin Chen. Friends of the Children is proud of the tremendous impact Friends of the Children – Boston’s work is making in their community!

Congratulations to Yi-Chin Chen and to the Friends – Boston team for the special recognition of their incredible work! To read more about Yi-Chin and the Inspire Change Changemaker Award, please visit: