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Big In Boston Celebrates Greater Boston’s Girls!

Posted 11/08/2014

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On Saturday, November 8th, 500 Big Sister community members including Massachusetts Governor-Elect Charlie Baker and Boston’s Mayor Martin J. Walsh gathered to celebrate Greater Boston’s girls and the mark Believe in Girls (B.I.G.) award recipient Jack Connors, Jr. has made on our city.

 
Guests at the event also had the opportunity to hear about the transformative power of mentoring from Big Sister Melissa York and her Little Sister Danielle Thompson who have been matched for 12 years: “I’m not sure how my life would have turned out if my grandmother had not called to find me a Big Sister.  But I do know, with Melissa in my corner, I can do anything.” 
– Danielle Thompson

Hosted by  Event Chairs Dr. Ralph de la Torre and John Fish with Emcee Lisa Hughes of WBZ-TV, the event raised over $1.1 million; a new record high for Big in Boston! The evenings proceeds will help more girls like Danielle reach their full potential through positive mentoring relationships. On behalf of the thousands of Little Sisters we serve,
we thank you for your generosity. 
 
It’s not too late to make a donation; 
please consider making your gift online by clicking here!

 
If you missed the video at Big in Boston produced by our friends at FleishmanHillard, watch it here

RENAISSANCE SPONSORS:

Mintz Levin LogoOptum Logo

State Street Logo

 

Steward LogoSuffolk Red & Blue Foundation Logo

OFFICIAL MEDIA SPONSORS:

The Boston Globe and WBZ Logos

IMPRESSIONIST SPONSORS:

Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts LogoHolly & David Bruce Logo

 

Connors Family OfficeEMC Squared Logo

Fidelity Logo

Liberty Mutual Logo

Hill Holliday Logo

Carolyn & Peter S. Lynch

MFS Logo

Putnam Investments Logo

Partners Health Care Logo

Tufts Health Plan Logo

COMMUNITY ARTIST SPONSORS:

allen & gerritsen
Ann Marie & Richard Connolly
Boathouse Group, Inc.
The Boston Foundation
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
The Connors Family Office 
CVS Heath
Delta Dental of Massachusetts
First Bristol Corporation
Gendron Construction, LLC
Goodwin Procter, LLP
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care 
Hill Holliday
Hinckley Allen
John Hancock
Jeanne & Jonathan Lavine
Northeast Utilities
Northwind Strategies, LLC
Partners HealthCare
PGR Media, LLC
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Elaine & Gerald Schuster
Sweeney Drywall
The TJX Companies, Inc. 
Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc.
Williams & Connolly, LLP
Mariann & Andy Youniss

 

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