Archive for August, 2016

JBBBS expands service territory to North Shore.

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August 22nd, 2016

  For nearly 100 years, JBBBS has been a pioneer in Greater Boston’s youth mentoring movement, so it was with great excitement that the agency celebrated the expansion of its Children’s Programs to the North Shore this fall. “Here, we believe it takes a village – and a Big Brother or Sister is an important

Kids in Queue: Meet Mark!

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August 11th, 2016

Are you Mark’s future Big Brother?  Mark is a curious, smart and good-humored seven year old who looks forward to a Big Brother match. He’ll be starting second grade this summer and says his favorite subject is art. He lives with his mom, who is dealing with chronic health challenges and who has limited family

Why I Ride: To give back!

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August 8th, 2016

I participate with Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters in the Rodman Ride for Kids  to give back to the community.  I enjoy meeting new people every year and participating in a fun event while raising money for such a great cause.  Being a Big Brother has taught me many important life lessons, and I am

My Little Story: She always asks about Candy.

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August 5th, 2016

Did you catch the last installment in our ongoing “My Little Story” series? No? Read this first. And then meet Cookie! She’s Deirdre’s one-time match in Friend 2 Friend. And she had this to say about the impact of that match and continued long-distance friendship with Deirdre. *** I talked to Deidre last night. I

Why I Ride: To support matches like mine and Jamie’s.

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August 2nd, 2016

For each of the past 15 years, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters has assumed an active role in the Rodman Ride for Kids, an umbrella matching gift charity raising funds for youth-serving organizations like this one. The Ride has become one of our most important fundraisers, and it’s something our community – staff, board, Big