Putting Kids First: Boston nonprofits unite

City Connects is proud to join Cradles to Crayons, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, and many other Boston-area nonprofits in a show of unity to put #KidsFirst!


Together, Boston area nonprofits are helping to ensure that all children get the support they need to build a brighter future. #kidsfirst

 Click below and visit any of these local organizations’ websites to learn more about their commitment to children and how to get involved.

Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.
Apprentice Learning
Arlington EATS
Be The Change, Inc.
Beacon Academy
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay
Big Sister Association of Greater Boston
Boston Alliance of LGBTQ Youth (BAGLY, Inc.)
Boston Children’s Museum
Boston Medical Center
Boston Partners in Education, Inc.
Boston Plan for Excellence
Boston Police Athletic League
Bottom Line
Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston
Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester

Breakthrough Greater Boston
Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Cambridge Family and Children’s Service
CAPIC Head Start
Chica Project
Children’s League of Massachusetts
Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County
Citizen Schools
City Connects
City Year
Cradles to Crayons
Dare Family Services, Inc.
DOVE (Domestic Violence Ended), Inc.
East End House
Elizabeth Stone House
Facing History and Ourselves
Family and Community Resources, Inc.
Family Nurturing Center of Massachusetts
Food For Free
Friends of the Children-Boston
FTBNL Peter Gammons Scholars

Generations Incorporated
Girls’ L.E.A.P.
Greater Boston PFLAG
Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center, Inc.
Hope and Comfort
Horizons for Homeless Children
InnerCity Weightlifting
Interfaith Social Services
Irish International Immigrant Center

Jeremiah Program–Boston
John F. Kennedy Family Service Center
John M. Barry Boys & Girls Club of Newton
Let’s Get Ready New England
Lynn Economic Opportunity, Inc.
Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS)
Massachusetts Children’s Alliance
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
More Than Words
My Life My Choice, a program of JRI
Neighborhood House Charter School
Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc.
Pathways for Children
Project 351
Project Hope Boston
REACH Beyond Domestic Violence, Inc.
Reach Out and Read
Red Sox Scholars
RESOLVE New England
Riverside Community Care
Room to Grow
Scholar Athletes
Sibling Connections
Silver Lining Mentoring
Smart from the Start, Inc.
Somerville Hispanic Association for Community Development
South End Community Health Center
Strong Women, Strong Girls
The Children’s Room
The Children’s Trust
The Greater Boston Food Bank
The Second Step
Thom Child and Family Services
Transforming Education
United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley
Waltham Boys & Girls Club
Watertown Boys & Girls Club
Year Up Greater Boston
YMCA of Greater Boston
YWCA Central Massachusetts

If you are a nonprofit interested in joining future show of unity activities in support of all children, email kidsfirst@cradlestocrayons.org.

Author: City Connects

City Connects is an innovative school-based system that revitalizes student support in schools. City Connects collaborates with teachers to identify the strengths and needs of every child. We then create a uniquely tailored set of intervention, prevention, and enrichment services located in the community designed to help each student learn and thrive.

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