CHIP's house residents come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Take a look around to see pictures from some of the our events and learn more about our family. Each resident has access to email so feel free to send a message and say a quick "Hello". We would love to hear from you. It makes a world of difference!
Dave is an avid hockey fan who played hockey in college and in Europe. His hope is for the Bruins to win another Stanley Cup. He enjoys the Chip's House bowling trips. If you ask Dave his advice for life, he will salute you and tell you to "Keep on truckin'!"
Edgar is proud to be a Vietnam veteran, having served in the United States Army. These days, he loves watching and cheering on all Boston sports teams, as well as going candlepin bowling with his good buddy Dave. He finds the members of Chip's House supportive and easy to get along with. His deepest desire is for people to be good to themselves and to others, and, most of all "to be in touch with and love our good Lord."
Syndee has a great sense of humor. She loves food and shopping. She also loves reading, especially chapter books. She thinks Chip's House food is great and that the staff and residents are "good people". She loves listening to the oldies on her MP3 player.
Prior to coming Chip's House, Mike was a salesman. Mike loves all activities, especially going out for coffee and to the movies with other residents. His favorite things to do are listening to "oldies" on the radio and being outdoors with his family. Mike loves everybody at Chip's House, and what he'd like most in the world is for his sons to live closer to him. His message for viewers of this website: "Don't drink and drive."
Ryne, who has a dry wit and a cutting edge sense of humor, says the best things about Chip's House are the people and the "vittles". He loves music and comedies on television and can often be seen chuckling to himself. His advice for anyone reading this website is to "laugh more". Before coming to Chip's house, he worked in a factory, making motorcycle parts and, before that, for a cable company.
John thinks his Chips House family is great – especially when he and the others can laugh together. John enjoys getting out for coffee and seeing the Cape Cod sights. Before coming to Chip's House, he worked with computers. His real love is music and dancing. Turn the music on and he is into it! The chair becomes his stage and the rest of Chip's House loves it!
John was a high school athlete and was especially good at wrestling and baseball. Before coming to Chip's House, John worked as a cook. He enjoys bowling and other group activities. His advice for success is: "Read"! He, himself, is a regular reader of the Mary Immaculate of Lourdes Parish newsletter and stays connected with many Jesuit friends.
Frank is a great guy who likes nothing better than to spend quality time with his mother and brothers. He also enjoys joining with other residents for coffee and sporting events. As any former hockey goalie would, he takes pride in sharing his love of the game with his younger brother. He is known by his family and close friends as one who would give them his last dollar.