Veteran Raises Funds for Her Own

Veteran Raises Funds for Her Own

Kristine Babcock will complete her second Run to Home Base on July 23 with the North Shore Community College Veterans team in tow. As a former Aviation Electronics Technician in the Navy, Babcock has a soft spot in her heart for the Military. “If you’re a Vet, you love being around other Vets.” The Run

Veteran Suicide Statistics Lead Malden Man to Raise Awareness and Funds

Veteran Suicide Statistics Lead Malden Man to Raise Awareness and Funds

Last week, the Department of Veteran Affairs released a new statistic that roughly 20 American Veterans commit suicide per day. When Ash Weaver saw the original statistic five years ago, it moved him to create awareness and raise funds for Home Base, a Massachusetts General Hospital and Red Sox Foundation program. “The reason why I first participated in

At Home Base, Military Families and Baseball Go Together

At Home Base, Military Families and Baseball Go Together

In August 2011, the Red Sox Foundation hosted Home Base veterans and family members for an opportunity of a lifetime—to step up to the plate at Fenway Park, swing for the Green Monster, and run the bases. Children and adults, even grandparents, enjoyed the thrill. Carnival games, photos with the 2004 and 2007 World Series