Thank you to everyone who attended our Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters 98th Annual Gala. We had a blast, and we hope you did too! Thanks to all of your support through sponsorships, raffle ticket purchases and all of your incredible bidding during our auctions, we raised over $440,000 to support the work of JBBBS.
Today our need is greater than ever. More than 50 children and teens in our Big/Little programs, and roughly an equal number of adults with disabilities in our Friend 2 Friend program, are waiting on the right-fit match. You can volunteer just a few hours a month and make a HUGE difference in someone’s life.
On this as on every Rosh Hashanah, we are reminded that life is changeable, ephemeral, precious. We remember that the more we lend our strength to someone facing adversity, the more we strengthen ourselves. The more we take care of one another, the better off we all are – as people and as a unified
JBBBS is deepening its partnership with the Boston Maccabi Rugby Club in order to introduce members to volunteer opportunities out of JBBBS. The team, which has consistently volunteered support at Yom Sport, is represented here by two of its leaders, Dan Flynn and Alex Goldstein. Here, the guys dish about rugby, the partnership and the parallels in
– By special guest contributor to JBBBS blog, Director of Combined Jewish Philanthropies’ Anti-Poverty Initiative, Lori Silver CJP is pleased to partner with JBBBS on a new, comprehensive initiative to provide direct support for individuals and families in our Greater Boston Jewish community who are in, or at risk of, severe financial hardship. We are