Archive for August, 2015

Friend 2 Friend Friday: Meet Jackson!

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jbbbs
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August 28th, 2015

On “Friend 2 Friend Friday,” we introduce you to one participant waiting to be matched in our programs for adults with disabilities. Today, it’s Jackson. He’s an 18-year-old from Natick, who lives with his family. He’s a video game aficionado and a music blogger. (His favorite band is My Chemical Romance.) Jackson attends school, and he’s active in a

Kids in Queue: Meet Gabe!

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jbbbs
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August 11th, 2015

“Kids in Queue” features one ready-to-be-matched Little Brother or Sister. (In other words, there are more of them! Kids – plural – are waiting on right-fit Big Brothers and Sisters right now.) We redact identifying information to protect the privacy of our Little Brothers and Sisters, but the fact remains: Their stories are real. And so is the

Kids in Queue: Meet Kyle!

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jbbbs
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August 4th, 2015

“Kids in Queue” is a bi-weekly column devoted to telling the stories of waiting-to-be-matched Little Brothers and Sisters. That’s “waiting” – as in waiting on you or someone you know to volunteer time and talent to the cause, to mentor. Meet Kyle. *** South Shore native, Kyle, is 14. He’s living with his mom, and his parents are currently going