We recently bid farewell to Maria E. from Boston College School of Social Work. This past year she led several key initiatives here at SCBB, from family referrals to so much more. Thank you, Maria!
Recap: A few times now, Wilto has put the word out into the Twittersphere that there are families that need urgent help right now, and that it’s possible to make a difference in their lives. This small action has garnered amazing results. We asked Wilto a few questions about it all, and are glad to share with you.
There’s something really amazing about the Small Can Be Big community and the power of social media. More than once, Mat Marquis, known as Wilto, has put a call-to-action out on Twitter and rallied the troops, which resulted in clearing ALL the families from our board. More than once.
"I thought it was a fantastic concept-- the idea that you could give any amount and make an impact in a person's life," says one donor who we sat down with.
Whenever you decide to give money, you probably want to know where it's going. Or at least know that it's not ending up somewhere else. So let's follow the money.
Mark N., an art director at Boathouse, has been working with Small Can Be Big since its launch. We asked him about his experience of sponsoring a family this season.
This summer, a few weeks before the Rio summer Olympics took over everyone's social media news feed, we had our own competitive event.
Today, Small Can Be Big celebrates the 140th Commencement of Boston College. Thank you to the Boston College School of Social Work (BCSSW) for two great years of partnership and success! Your partnership has made a difference in the lives of many families throughout our Commonwealth. Here's to you!
Our 2016 Community Roundtable was a smashing success! Read our blog to learn more about our partners, our families, and what the difference that your contributions can make in their lives going forward.