Nonprofit Organizations

House of Hope–Please Give Back for the Holidays

Are you willing to spread the holiday cheer this year? Boston Tutoring Services is happy to promote organizations who help people in need. There are plenty of fantastic organizations that give all of us the chance to give back, and the holidays are always a time of year in which people need some extra help. Today we are featuring House of Hope, which provides shelter for 58 homeless families.  There have never been as many…

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Emmaus–Please Give Back for the Holidays

Are you willing to spread the holiday cheer this year? Boston Tutoring Services is happy to promote organizations who help people in need. There are plenty of fantastic organizations that give all of us the chance to give back, and the holidays are always a time of year in which people need some extra help. Today we are featuring Emmaus, “where everybody matters.” Emmaus is an organization that seeks to serve all people in need—the…

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Catie’s Closet–Please Give Back for the Holidays

Are you willing to spread the holiday cheer this year? Boston Tutoring Services is happy to promote organizations who help people in need. There are plenty of fantastic organizations that give all of us the chance to give back, and the holidays are always a time of year in which people need some extra help. Today we are featuring Catie’s Closet, which provides clothing and toiletries to students who are living in poverty or experiencing…

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MA Coalition for the Homeless–Please Give Back for the Holidays

Are you willing to spread the holiday cheer this year? Boston Tutoring Services is happy to promote organizations who help people in need. There are plenty of fantastic organizations that give all of us the chance to give back, and the holidays are always a time of year in which people need some extra help. Today we are featuring the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless.  The mission of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless is…

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Enhance Your Child’s College Application and Gain Life Experience Through Volunteering

You may know that volunteering is an important added value on your child’s college application. Common App has an “Activities” section for students to fill in with their community service and volunteer hours, so it is something colleges expect to see. It is a win-win situation, as volunteer work is incredibly important both for the community it serves, and for the volunteers themselves. The ability to selflessly donate one’s time to the greater good is…

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MA Food Banks Accepting Holiday Donations for Families in Need

Now is the time to remember those in need! Food banks all over Massachusetts are now accepting donations. Please consider getting into the spirit of giving and help those who really need it. You can either make a monetary donation or collect food to drop off at a food bank. Recommended donation items include cereal, oatmeal, rice, beans, low sodium soup, stew, chili, pasta, low sugar canned fruits, canned tuna and chicken, peanut butter and…

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The UMass Lowell String Project

The UMass Lowell String Project is one of the best music education programs in the local area, so if you have a child who loves music, you should check it out! Read on for some FAQ’s that will help you learn more about this wonderful initiative. What is String Project? The String Project mainly teaches students how to play string instruments, but they learn so much more along the way. Students discover how music can…

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The Treble Chorus of New England

I sang with the Treble Chorus of New England (TCNE) for 6 years, and it was easily one of the best musical experiences of my life. You will not find a kinder, friendlier, or more welcoming group of children and young adults than I found when I joined the chorus. In my time at TCNE, not only did I vastly improve my musicianship, singing, and language skills, but I also grew socially surrounded by a…

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Project Giving Kids

Project Giving Kids, a nonprofit organization located in Los Angeles and Massachusetts, connects busy children and their families to enjoyable and meaningful age-appropriate service activities. Boston Tutoring Services recently spoke with Molly Yuska, Founder of Project Giving Kids, about her work at the organization. Boston Tutoring Services: How did your organization get started? Molly Yuska: Our organization formed in direct response to my work in the nonprofit sector and my work as a mother. As a…

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Cradles to Crayons

“Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth to age 12, living in low- income and homeless situations, with the essential items they need to thrive – at home, at school and at play. We supply these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities that have with communities that need.” Boston Tutoring Services recently spoke with Cradles to Crayons, a nonprofit donation service located in Boston, Philadelphia, and Concord. Megan Collins, Family Philanthropy Coordinator at Cradles to…

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