News Stories

Community Program Welcomes New Staff
June 1, 2016
  Colleen Schroth joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters team as an Interview Match Support Specialist for the Community-Based mentoring programs! Colleen Schroth is a recent graduate of the Class of 2016 at Framingham State University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts with a minor in Spanish. Colleen started out at Framingham State knowing that she wanted to...
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest Recognized with National Gold Standard Award from Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
April 21, 2016
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest honored with national prize given to only 5% of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America affiliates this year.  WORCESTER & FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (April 21, 2016) - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest (BBBS of Central Mass/Metrowest) has been awarded the Gold Standard Award from Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (...
Prominent Local Leaders Elected to the Board of Directors
January 28, 2016
  Nearly 100 attended our Annual Meeting at the Hanover Insurance Group on January 26, 2016.  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest held its Annual Meeting this week at The Hanover Insurance Group. The Annual Meeting was attended by nearly 100 supporters, alumni, staff, board members, corporators and guests. The meeting was hosted and sponsored by the Hanover...
MySTEM Partners with Funutation for Lego Robot Activity
January 28, 2016
On Saturday, January 23rd, 11 of our matches visited Funutation in Westborough for a 2 hour session where they were able to experiment with engineering and technology by building lego robots.  The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/ Metrowest MySTEM (Mentoring Youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program provides incredible opportunities for our Bigs...
WPI Basketball Games to Benefit BBBS CM/MW
January 27, 2016
All proceeds from the WPI men’s and women’s Saturday NEWMAC doubleheader at Harrington Auditorium will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass./Metrowest. Additionally, WPI will be accepting donations of board games and arts and crafts for BBBS. The WPI women (16-1, 8-0) will host MIT at 5 p.m. WPI has won a program-record 14 straight games and this week received votes in the...
Men share 50-year legacy of ‘brotherhood’
January 14, 2016
It was March of 1965 when Dr. H. Martin Deranian and Cameron Fersch met for the first time over ice cream. At the time, Deranian was a Worcester dentist and Cameron was a 13-year old with a tumultuous upbringing. The two came together when they were matched through Big Brothers of Worcester County, Inc. (now Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest). Today, 50 years later, Fersch, who...
Welcoming New Staff
January 11, 2016
  We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new staff members to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/ Metrowest team. Welcome Harold Pinkham, Director of Advancement and Angela Martano, Customer Relations and Community Programs Coordinator! We are confident in their experience and abilities to help us grow and advance our mission. Read more about Harold and...
BBBS CM/MW to Participate in 2016 National Mentoring Month
December 29, 2015
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest is getting ready to celebrate National Mentoring Month in 2016.  Created in 2002 by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, National Mentoring Month focuses national attention on the need for mentors, as well as how each of us—individuals, businesses, government agencies, schools,...
BBBS CM/MW Awarded $20,000 in Matching Funds from the Amelia Peabody Foundation
December 9, 2015
This year, the Amelia Peabody Foundation, which has been providing our agency funding for the College Mentor Program for 10 years, challenged us and our former Bigs with a matching gift, coined "The BIG Match Challenge." The Foundation declared that if we could raise $20,000 in new donations this year to support our College Mentor Program at Great Brooke Valley in Worcester,...
Shop AmazonSmile this Holiday Season: Give Back to BBBS CM/MW!
December 7, 2015
Shopping online for the holidays is easy and convenient. Amazon made it a little bit better! If you shop through AmazonSmile, a percentage of your purchase comes to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass. Metrowest. Just set BBBS CM/MW as your preferred charity and that's it! Donating to us has never been easier, just do your normal shopping (it will not cost you any extra). Click here to give...

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