Archive for the ‘YoPro’ Category

YoPros involved in strategic process.

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jbbbs
on
September 9th, 2015

Over the past two years, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters has been focusing on the development, cultivation, and engagement of the Young Professional community. With more than 75% of our volunteers between the ages of 21 and 40, how we engage this demographic in the community is central to the growth of the agency. The

Community is key at JBBBS.

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jbbbs
on
June 12th, 2015

JBBBS values its community. In fact, many of our strongest volunteers and supporters are initially referred to the organization by a friend, family member or colleague already connected to us. Increasingly, too, volunteers are expressing a desire to connect to others who share their passion for mentoring and the JBBBS organization. Community-building events are one important way we keep

Split Hooves: Changing the kosher food landscape.

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jbbbs
on
June 12th, 2015

We’re kvelling. JBBBS Development Officer and Friend 2 Friend volunteer, Leora Kimmel Greene, Big Sister Laura Elkayam, and their business partner, Chad Brodsky, are among those completing CJP’s PresenTense Fellowship this week.  Their venture: Changing the kosher food landscape in Boston. How? Split Hooves Community Kitchen. Here’s what they’ve proposed. Says Kimmel Greene, “Split Hooves

Waiting on you!

Posted by
jbbbs
on
May 1st, 2015

Hey, YoPro! Here are two people who could really use great volunteers. You? Somebody you know? If you’re interested in volunteer opportunities or wish to learn more, check us out online or e-mail: lily@jbbbs.org. *** Friend 2 Friend: Rachel* Rachel is a 29-year-old woman who lives in Newton. Rachel has a developmental disability and  mild

The journey of YoPro.

Posted by
Leora Kimmel Greene
on
April 30th, 2015
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When I first joined YoPro, it was “the group formerly-known as the Big-Little Connection,” then the “Young Leaders Team” and then…it didn’t even have a name let alone a mission. BLC’s founding members were mid-career professionals who’d long since moved on (some of them to positions of leadership at JBBBS and elsewhere in the Jewish