JR is the President of North End Against Drugs and the North End Athletic Association.
Kids & Families Schools

North End Against Drugs and Raymond & Michelina Costa Scholarship Program Award $3,100 to Local Students

North End Against Drugs, through the Raymond and Michelina Costa Scholarship Program, awarded $3,100 in scholarships this year to seventeen deserving students. North End Against Drugs (NEAD) held their first ever virtual scholarship drawing on June 23, 2020. Thanks to the generosity of several businesses and individuals, NEAD was able to award five $500 scholarships to students attending Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

North End Against Drugs 2020-2021 Raymond & Michelina Costa Scholarship Program Application Deadline June 8

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) has announced their annual Michelina & Raymond Costa Scholarship / Educational Fund. Applications for the 2020-2021 scholarship are due June 8th. North End residents who are in kindergarten through college are eligible to participate. Students who attend tuition-based schools are eligible for a scholarship. Students who attend public schools are eligible for Read More…

Community Event Notices

POSTPONED: North End Against Drugs Family Dinner & Talk Mar. 23

This event has been postponed due to COVID-19. It will be rescheduled. North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will hold another Family Dinner/Family Talk on Monday, March 23 at 5:45 p.m. at the BCYF Nazzaro Community Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. NEAD invites all North End/Waterfront families to attend this free family event. The guest speaker for Read More…

Community Featured Kids & Families

North End Against Drugs Benefit Dinner at Domenic’s Raises $5,000

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) held a tremendously successful benefit dinner on Monday, January 20, at Domenic’s Restaurant raising nearly $5,000 to support NEAD’s work in the community. The event saw close to 100 friends and family showing up to support a great program. The food was unbelievable, the atmosphere was fun and classic old world North Read More…

Event Notices

North End Against Drugs Benefit Dinner at Domenic’s Restaurant

A dinner to benefit North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will take place at Domenic’s Restaurant on Monday, January 20, 2020. Thanks to the generosity of Damien DiPaola, Owner/Chef of Domenic’s Restaurant on 54 Salem Street, North End Against Drugs is able to offer a fantastic three course meal and dessert for $50 per person. 100% of Read More…

Community

Christmas by Candlelight at Sturbridge Village [Photos]

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and the Nazzaro Center recently ran a family fun night trip to Old Sturbridge Village.  A bunch of families from both agencies traveled down to Sturbridge to enjoy Christmas by Candlelight at Old Sturbridge Village. Thanks to both agencies and the North End Athletic Association (NEAA), the group traveled by motor Read More…