We would like to dedicate this newsletter to our dear friend, Dr. H. Martin Deranian, who recently passed.

The Rodman Ride for Kids

On September 24th, over 120 friends of BBBS CM/MW participated in the Rodman Ride for Kids.  Our biggest fundraiser of the year, our goal is to raise $110,000 through the event. We are very close! While the Ride is over, we have until November to continue fundraising toward this goal. If you have not yet, please click on a team below to make a donation to support us! Our sincerest thanks to all who participated as riders, "virtual riders" or volunteers! This is shaping up to be our most successful Ride yet.  Click here to make a donation today!

THANK YOU to our Donors
We depend on the generosity of our donors to ensure our mentoring programs continue to thrive. We received the following grants in October:



Staples: $7,500

Save the date! Annual Holiday Party Dec. 10th
Our annual holiday party for community-based matches will be held on December 10th at Westboro High School at 11:30am. Our Holiday Party is one of our favorite days of the year! Matches enjoy crafts, STEM activities, live entertainment (meeting Santa himself!), shopping for holiday gifts and much more! Interested in volunteering at the event or donating gifts or gift wrapping supplies? Contact  Angela Martano .

Join the Big Celebration Event Committee!
We are currently recruiting committee members for our annual spring fundraiser, "The BIG Celebration," which will take place in March, 2017. Contact Jackie if you are interested in helping!

Remembering Dr. H. Martin Deranian
We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of one of our agency's dearest  members, Dr. H. Martin Deranian.  Dr. Deranian was an exemplary individual who epitomized service and compassion for others. A long serving Big Brother, Dr. Deranian has notably maintained his relationship with his "Little Brother" Cameron for well over 50 Years. Their story was recently captured in celebration of their 50 year anniversary as a match.... Click here to read more about Dr. Deranian and their story.

Help us learn more about you by taking a 5-minute Survey!
Please respond to this five-minute survey to help us learn about you-- our supporters, friends and volunteers! Your feedback is important to us. We are interested in learning more about what led you to us and what keeps you involved. Those who complete the survey can opt into a drawing for BIG prizes. First prize winner will receive 2 Celtics private suite tickets (date to be determined). Our second prize winner will receive a $50 Visa gift card. Click here to take the survey!
YOU can nominate us to receive a grant from WebsterFive Bank!

Webster Five  is giving you the opportunity to nominate a nonprofit for their Share the Care contest. Please consider nominating us to receive part of their $5,000 donation! Click here to nominate Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/ Metrowest. 

Join our team!
 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/ Metrowest is currently hiring for several available positions. Check out our website to learn more about how to apply!

Farewell to Mel
After 17 years of service to the agency, Melanie Perreault-LeBoeuf has taken a job with another youth-serving agency in Worcester. We will miss her here at BBBS and are so proud of all that she accomplished in her many years with our agency!

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