Archive for April, 2015

The journey of YoPro.

Posted by
Leora Kimmel Greene
on
April 30th, 2015
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When I first joined YoPro, it was “the group formerly-known as the Big-Little Connection,” then the “Young Leaders Team” and then…it didn’t even have a name let alone a mission. BLC’s founding members were mid-career professionals who’d long since moved on (some of them to positions of leadership at JBBBS and elsewhere in the Jewish

Friend 2 Friend Friday: Meet Misha!

Posted by
jbbbs
on
April 24th, 2015

In this edition of “Friend 2 Friend Friday” we introduce you to a Needham native looking for a match in the Community Program. Volunteer now. *** At 24, Misha – who lives part-time with mom, part-time with dad in Needham – says the mall is her favorite. (Bring on the food court!) She’s a good dancer, a pretty competitive

Friend 2 Friend Friday: Meet Joe!

Posted by
jbbbs
on
April 17th, 2015

Following a Pesach-induced hiatus, we’re back. And we’d like to introduce you to someone. On “Friend 2 Friend Friday,” we feature the profile of one client, waiting to be matched, in our Friend 2 Friend programs for adults with disabilities. Our hope is that you’ll read carefully and, if you’re not already volunteering, decide whether