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  • Jennifer Penton of Boston's Finest Donates NHL Signed Bruins Jersey in Michael Kennedy's Honor
  • Boston's Finest, Boston Strong, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay, Jennifer Penton, Michael Kennedy, Boston Fire Department


    After meeting Firefighter Michael Kennedy just weeks before his heroic death fighting a fire in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, Boston Police Officer Jennifer Penton of Boston’s Finest on TNT knew she wanted to give back to Kennedy in any way she could.


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  • More than 200 shoes from New Balance and Planet Shoes provided to children in the BBBSMB program
  • Planet Shoes, New Balance


    More than 200 children from the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay were provided with shoes from New Balance and Planet Shoes, two local footwear companies at the organization’s 5th annual family picnic in Jamaica Plain.


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  • BBBSMB Welcomes Two New Board Members
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    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay (BBBSMB) is pleased to announce the election of two new members to its Board of Directors: Raju Kucherlapati, Ph.D. and Bob Sullivan.


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  • BBBSMB Honors Fallen Firefighter and Boston's Former Mayor for Making Boston a Better Place
  • Michael Kennedy, Boston Fire Department, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay


    This year's annual Big of the Year Gala will pay tribute to fallen firefighter Michael Kennedy of Boston Ladder 15, a Big Brother of seven years. Michael was a friend to 14-year-old Alex, taking him to sporting events and amusement parks and spending time together just hanging out. More importantly, he was a role model and mentor who changed Alex's life forever.


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  • BBBSMB Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

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    Charity Navigator, America's largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities, has awarded Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay the prestigious 4-star rating.


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  • Mosaic Boston Partners with BBBSMB
  • Mosaic, Boston


    When Scott Howard isn’t busy working as a Community Group Administrator and member of one of Boston’s churches, Mosaic Boston, Howard likes to spend his time mentoring his Little Brother, Garrell. Read more about Scott and the BBBSMB partnership.


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  • Meet Massachusett's Big Brother of the Year: Mike Barry
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    Meet Mike Barry; a resident of Centerville, Massachusetts who was announced as this year’s Massachusetts’s Big Brother of the Year! Read his amazing story with his Little Brother Kenny, and his mom Lisa.


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  • Babson College Police Department Gives Back with Big Brothers Big Sisters Day
  • Babson College, Police Department, Boston Big Brothers Big Sisters


    Big Brother Javier and the Babson College Police Department put on a Big Brothers Big Sisters Day for future police officers and Littles, Nicola and Job. They learned how to fingerprint, collect evidence, and even gave a parking ticket to an unsuspecting Ferrari. Read more about the day here.  


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