"The Rebecca Pomroy Foundation seeks to assist worthy charitable organizations... with a special preference for organizations which provide training, education, and counselling for girls and young women in need... in Newton, Massachusetts"

Mission Statement, 2005

"It is our mission to care for, train and educate orphan girls, and aid them in procuring means of self support."

Rebecca Pomroy Home for Orphan Girls, 1884

"It is a real home, its children aiding in every department of household-work which they are capable of; the older children caring for the younger as sisters of the same parents, - developing love and sympathy among all."

Newton Home for Orphan and Destitute Girls - First Annual Report, 1873