Power of Partnerships

(WBZ-TV)

‘Citizen Schools’ Provide Hands-On Learning For Middle School Students

They call them “Citizen Teachers,” volunteers working together, to help middle schoolers, using hands-on learning. It’s part of an extended day program, and even though it means longer school hours, the kids seem happy to be there.

10/31/2013

(CBS)

Local Group Changes Lives By Teaching Young People To Build

At a rundown building in Dorchester, the sounds of hammers and saws are heard as YouthBuild Boston is taking a wreck, seeing the possibility and making it happen.

05/27/2013

Ethos volunteers spend time with the elderly. (CBS)

Non-Profit Helps Keep Senior Citizens At Home With Visits From Volunteers

We all know the American population is aging, and for some people that can bring problems like health concerns, loneliness and isolation.

03/07/2013

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‘Boks’ Program Making A Difference In Gym And Classroom

It was the idea of a group of moms in Natick and has grown into an international health and fitness program, for kids.

02/21/2013

The Discovery Ensemble. (CBS)

Discovery Ensemble Takes Love Of Music To Schools

They’re hip, young musicians who play classical music, and they want kids to know, that’s cool.

01/31/2013

Adaptive skating. (Photo courtesy: Franciscan Hospital/Website)

Adaptive Ice Skating Helps Build Strength For Children With Special Needs

Building strength and friendships while having a lot of fun. That’s the goal of an innovative program for special needs kids designed by the Franciscan Hospital for Children.

11/08/2012

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