Dear Friends, Who could have dreamt two months ago that our worlds would be turned upside down?  But as the cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in Massachusetts, let alone nationwide, it goes without saying that this is a particularly anxious time for all of us: our staff, clients, families, volunteers, program participants and donors.  Yet,…

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Rarely has mentorship, friendship and connection been more essential than it is today, especially for those individuals who need it most. And happily, we at Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston provide such mentorship to the children of our community through our Children’s and LGBTQ+ initiatives, and friendship to our adults with disabilities in…

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Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston President and CEO, Jeffrey Savit, provides an update on what JBBBS is doing to support our Littles, Friends, families, volunteers and staff throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. In this video you will hear about: How JBBBS is leveraging its 100 years of experience in combating social isolation…

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Dear Friends, What a trying, incomprehensible few weeks these last few weeks have been for all of us. We are all trying to adjust our lives and plans while doing all we can to safeguard the public health and well being of those around us.  All of us connected to JBBBS – professionals, lay leaders, donors, and volunteers – are now…

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A message from Jeffrey Savit, President and CEO Dear Friends, What a trying, incomprehensible few weeks these last few weeks have been for all of us. We are all trying to adjust our lives and plans while doing all we can to safeguard the public health and well being of those around us.   All of us connected to JBBBS – professionals,…

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A common practice used is to discuss the day’s Highs and lows. This can be done at a particular time each day. It can be during dinner or right after school. Going around in a circle allows for equality, and a sense of control. Each person shares a high and low aspect of the day…

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Dear Friends, February is Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance & Inclusion month. The Greater Boston Jewish community is so fortunate to possess a vast array of agencies and foundations who open their inclusive arms to so many at all times. At JBBBS, we are proud to oversee our Friend 2 Friend (“F2F”) and Yom Sport Programs, which together…

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