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2016 May 25
Posted by Jessica
On May 25th, nearly 1,000 mentors and mentees from across the state will come to Fenway Park for Mentoring Night to celebrate relationships and watch the Red Sox take on the Rockies. Some of the matches  will appear on the field during the Mentoring Night pregame activities. Representing Big Sister Association of Greater Boston, mentee, Na'vae, and mentor, Sonia, will be honorary bat girls! When Sonia was getting ready to meet her Little Sister, Na’vae, she was full of excitement, but anxious about their age gap, wondering if they’d be able to find any... Read more
2016 May 25
Posted by Jessica
On May 25th, nearly 1,000 mentors and mentees from across the state will come to Fenway Park for Mentoring Night to celebrate relationships and watch the Red Sox take on the Rockies. Some of the matches  will appear on the field during the Mentoring Night pregame activities. Representing Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County, mentee, Gabe, and mentor, Tom, will throw out the first pitch! Tom and Gabe, who were matched through MMP's partner program, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County, were fast friends. They discovered... Read more
2016 May 24
Posted by Michael
On May 25th, nearly 1,000 mentors and mentees from across the state will come to Fenway Park for Mentoring Night to celebrate relationships and watch the Red Sox take on the Rockies. Some of the matches  will appear on the field during the Mentoring Night pregame activities. Representing Children's Friend and Family Services of Salem, mentee Logan and mentor Rob will serve as honorary Red Sox bat boys! Rob and Logan are a great example of a successful mentoring match. Logan, an only child who lives with his hardworking mom and supportive grandmother in... Read more
2016 May 10
Posted by Jessica
As part of our annual Champions of Mentoring flagship event, we are hosting an online auction! Our Champions Auction is one component of our largest fundraiser. Funds raised through donations allows us to provide training to our partner youth-serving programs, help launch mentor recruitment campaigns, advocate for funds to support mentoring at state and local levels, offer mentor-mentee match activities, build partnerships, and much more. Our wonderful auction items come from local businesses throughout Massachusetts and the surrounding areas. Featured Auction Items... Read more
2016 April 29
Posted by Jessica
Ray Carela, a 17-year-old student and mentee at RAW Art Works, received the KELLY Award at this year’s Champions of Mentoring event on May 25th. This $20,000 scholarship, supported by the Kelly Family Foundation, and Liberty Mutual, and Mass Mentoring Partnership, provides educational assistance to young people who have persevered through adversity with the guidance of an empowering adult. Raymond plans to use his money to attend Mass College of Art, spending a year at Bunker Hill Community College prior to beginning. Raymond was nominated for the award by his mentor, Chris. Ray and... Read more
2016 March 25
Posted by Jessica
Sherée Dunwell is running her sixth marathon for Team MMP! Her fundraising efforts over the years have brought in more than $50,000 to support empowering youth-adult relationships across Massachusetts.  Here is a message from Sherée: I am thrilled and truly honored to be running my sixth Boston Marathon for Mass Mentoring Partnership (MMP)! During my time as a member of team MMP, I have discovered so much about myself. I am so grateful for what this experience has brought me in my life: a sense of purpose, a sense of self and a reason to give to those around me. I... Read more
2016 March 17
Posted by Jessica
Congratulations to Alray Scholars Program (officially the Alray Taylor Second Chance Scholarship) for their recent move to Partner Level in our Quality Based Membership program. Located in Boston, The Alray Scholars Program is a grassroots nonprofit that fulfills a critical but otherwise unmet need in the Boston area. Combining scholarships with one-on-one mentoring, Alray helps graduates of Boston Public Schools who started but stopped college return to higher education to earn their degree. Alray mentors serve as trusted advisors, helping students develop... Read more
2016 March 9
Posted by Jessica
We are excited to celebrate the annual AmeriCorps Week by sharing stories of AmeriCorps alums, including some from our Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring program! The Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassadors Of Mentoring are full-time AmeriCorps members placed at mentoring programs and youth-serving organizations to help build their capacity to serve more youth in high quality mentoring relationships. Since 2008, 175 AOMs have served through 64 mentoring agencies with an average of 1,500 volunteer inquires that... Read more
2016 March 8
Posted by Jessica
We are excited to celebrate the annual AmeriCorps Week by sharing stories of AmeriCorps alums, including some from our Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring program! The Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassadors Of Mentoring are full-time AmeriCorps members placed at mentoring programs and youth-serving organizations to help build their capacity to serve more youth in high quality mentoring relationships. Since 2008, 175 AOMs have served through 64 mentoring agencies with an average of 1,500 volunteer inquires that resulted in an average of 379 mentors... Read more
2016 March 1
Posted by Jessica
Mass Mentoring Partnership is excited to share with you the opportunity to apply for site specific support through our Technical Assistance (TA) program. In 2016, we are committed to ensuring that dedicated technical assistance is available to youth-serving programs across Massachusetts. Technical Assistance is targeted support that MMP can provide to an organization or group with a development need or challenge. It's one of our major tools to help youth-serving agencies' strengthen their programming and organization.  MMP's Technical Assistance... Read more

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