Jeffrey Savit is celebrating his first anniversary as President and CEO of JBBBS. Watch his reflections on his first year including his deep appreciation to the staff, board, and volunteers who helped to make this year such a meaningful and impactful one.

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Match Outing Guidelines for Fall 2020 as of October 10th, 2020 Dear JBBBS Volunteers and Families, As we enter the colder months, we are all thinking about how to keep ourselves safe and healthy while avoiding exposure to COVID19 and Influenza. Over the summer JBBBS recommended limiting in-person outings to outside locations only, mask wearing at all times and for matches to avoid driving…

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The sacred Jewish High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are soon upon us. As I reflect upon this long, crazy past year, I still happily marvel at all that has transpired at JBBBS since last fall.  We began the year with great plans for a spectacular 100th anniversary celebration. And, while the Gala did not…

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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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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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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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