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2017 June 29
Posted by Michael
On June 27th, nearly 1,000 mentors and mentees from across the state came to Fenway Park for Mentoring Night to celebrate relationships and watch the Red Sox take on the Twins. Some of the matches appeared on the field during the pregame activities. Representing Family Services of the Merrimack Valley, mentee Mike and his mentors, Jordan and Victor, threw out the first pitch. In November 2016, mentors Jordan and Victor and mentee Mike were matched by Family Services of the Merrimack Valley as part of the Big Friends Little Friends program. The program... Read more
2017 June 29
Posted by Joana
Breakfast at Fenway Park Our 13th Annual Champions of Mentoring breakfast was a memorable event. We heard from several guests, including Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and Red Sox Manager John Farrell, on the critical need for relationships to help level the playing field for young people. Champions of Mentoring James & Colin Connolly, sons of Mass Mentoring Partnership’s late board chair, Jim Connolly, presented the James G. Connolly Tribute Fund award to two organizations, Partners for Youth with Disabilities and Enroot. The funds will go towards their work to expand and... Read more
2017 June 29
Posted by Michael
  On June 27th, nearly 1,000 mentors and mentees from across the state came to Fenway Park for Mentoring Night to celebrate relationships and watch the Red Sox take on the Twins. Some of the matches appeared on the field during the pregame activities. Representing Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest, mentee Paige and her mentor Margaret threw out the first pitch.   Several years ago, mentor Margaret and mentee Paige were matched by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest. The program reaches the children through... Read more
2017 June 29
Posted by Michael
On June 27th, nearly 1,000 mentors and mentees from across the state came to Fenway Park for Mentoring Night to celebrate relationships and watch the Red Sox take on the Twins. Some of the matches appeared on the field during the pregame activities. Representing the Old Colony YMCA, mentee Chandler and his mentor Rob threw out the first pitch.  Five years ago, mentor Rob and mentee Chandler were matched by the local Big Brothers Big Sisters program as part of the Old Colony YMCA. Their program offers a variety of services to youth in 29 communities in... Read more
2017 June 29
Posted by Michael
On June 27th, nearly 1,000 mentors and mentees from across the state came to Fenway Park for Mentoring Night to celebrate relationships and watch the Red Sox take on the Twins. Some of the matches appeared on the field during the pregame activities. Representing Big Brothers Big Sisters of Child and Family Services, mentee Christionna got to serve as honorary bat girl. She was joined by her mentor, Kelsey. In December 2015, mentor Kelsey and mentee Christionna were matched by the local Big Brothers Big Sisters program as part of Child and Family... Read more
2017 June 29
Posted by Michael
On June 27th, nearly 1,000 mentors and mentees from across the state came to Fenway Park for Mentoring Night to celebrate relationships and watch the Red Sox take on the Twins. Some of the matches appeared on the field during the pregame activities. Representing Family Services of the Merrimack Valley, mentee, Lucas got to serve as honorary bat boy. He was joined by his mentor, Kevin. In June 2016, mentor Kevin and mentee Lucas were matched by Family Services of the Merrimack Valley as part of the Big Friends Little Friends program. The program matches... Read more
2017 June 29
Posted by Michael
Mass Mentoring Partnership (MMP) is excited to announce that President and CEO Marty Martinez has been named a 2017 Barr Fellow by the Barr Foundation. This honor is in recognition of his leadership and impact at MMP and within the Greater Boston community.   As one of 12 members selected for the 2017 Class of Barr Fellows, Marty will participate in a two-year program that includes a group learning journey, a three-month sabbatical, and facilitated retreats. Mass Mentoring Partnership will also receive a $100,000 grant from the Barr Foundation to support Marty’s participation in the... Read more
2017 June 23
Posted by Joana
This spring, Mass Mentoring Partnership hosted a high school senior from TechBoston Academy as our Government Relations intern. He shared his thoughts on how supportive relationships that were built in the fabric of his school have helped him overcome challenges and prepared him for graduation and beyond. I attend a Boston Public School in Dorchester, MA called Tech Boston Academy (TBA). When I enrolled back in August 2012, I enrolled to be a part of a program known that many schools have that's known as the PATH program. I was one of the first students to start this program with two... Read more
2017 June 7
Posted by Joana
Since our founding in 1992, there have been many individuals and organizations that have had a significant impact on Mass Mentoring Partnership. It’s through their commitment to our mission that we have been able to continue our work and strengthen communities through empowering youth-adult relationships. As we celebrate our 25th anniversary this year, we’ve selected 25 Mentors of Mass Mentoring Partnership to recognize for their contributions. We recognized them earlier this year at our gala celebration and we thank them for everything they’ve done to help us achieve so much... Read more
2017 May 17
Posted by Joana
Since our founding in 1992, there have been many individuals and organizations that have had a significant impact on Mass Mentoring Partnership. It’s through their commitment to our mission that we have been able to continue our work and strengthen communities through empowering youth-adult relationships. As we celebrate our 25th anniversary this year, we’ve selected 25 Mentors of Mass Mentoring Partnership to recognize for their contributions. We recognized them earlier this year at our gala celebration and we thank them for everything they’ve done to help us achieve so much... Read more

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