Charity Partners

Rodman for Kids believes in the power of collaboration, working together with 40+ youth-focused non-profit organizations as a true partner towards a common vision to support the most vulnerable young people in our communities. We not only act as a core funder of these organizations, but as a convenor and catalyst.

The 40+ organizations below partner with us on our Rodman Ride for Kids event, but we support many other organizations, schools, and programs that align with our mission.

Boston Education Fund

Boston Education Fund empowers Boston Public Schools’ students and educators by amplifying innovative approaches to learning and advancing equitable access to resources.

The Soul Project

The Soul Project provides a safe space for ALL women & girls to share, heal, grow and connect. Whether it’s through our ongoing documentary Soul Stories or at one of our live events or workshops, women in our community cultivate their strengths, turn their personal experiences into super-powers and gain life-skills and tools that help them flourish and thrive.

PAL of Massachusetts

PAL of Massachusetts seeks to foster a culture of trust and respect between the community and law enforcement through programs that promote character development, improve educational outcomes, and reduce crime.

Wonderfund

The Wonderfund is a private non-profit organization that works on behalf of children engaged with the MA Department of Children and Families. We provide comfort and dignity to children in traumatic situations and enrich childhoods that have been impacted by abuse and neglect.

Wildflower

Wildflower is dedicated to serving children and families who have experienced the death of a parent. We provide the gifts of camp, enriching experiences, and consistent, long-term support to help families strengthen their resilience and create positive opportunities for the future.

Waypoint Adventure

Waypoint Adventure challenges people with disabilities to discover their purpose, talents, and strengths through the transforming power of adventure.

UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center

UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center provides exceptional child-centered care close to home for Central New England families.
Our team of more than 200 medical and surgical experts in more than 30 specialties devote their expertise to care that truly surrounds the family. We are the only children’s hospital in Central Massachusetts and support from our community helps us be here for every child who needs us.

Trinity Boston Connects

The mission of Trinity Boston Connects is to heal the traumatic impact of systemic racism in Boston, and to create a more  equitable Boston in which youth of color can thrive. We work through the integration of racial equity, trauma-inclusion, and restorative justice practices (our 3 Essential Community Practices) in service of youth, youth workers, and youth-serving organizational leaders and staff.

The Boston House

It is the mission and the honor of The Boston House to serve families who come to Boston from all over the world so that their children can receive the best of care at Dana-Farber Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.
The House is a low-cost housing alternative, but more than a place to stay, it is a home-away-from-home, a respite from hospital life, and a special place where families can be together, share stories with other families in a similar situation, and lean on one another for support.

Sportsmen’s Tennis & Enrichment Center

The Sportsmen’s mission is to build leaders on the court, in the classroom and in the greater community by providing academic, wellness and social development programs alongside recreational and competitive tennis instruction for youth and adults.
STEC is committed to improving life opportunities for youth in Boston’s Blue Hill Corridor while welcoming a diverse community from the Greater Boston area.

South Shore YMCA

The South Shore YMCA is a nonprofit association committed to strengthening our communities. Through our focus on youth development, we strive to give every child and teen the opportunity to realize their full potential.
At the Y, kids have the opportunity to make friends, have fun, get active and discover who they are and what they can achieve. Our youth programs and services help children and teens grow to be confident, connected and secure today – and positive, productive adults tomorrow.

South Boston Neighborhood House

The Mission of the South Boston Neighborhood House (The Ollie) is “to support family and neighborhood life in South Boston.” This means we have something for everyone! As a settlement house, we look to meet the needs of the community and offer programs for everyone in South Boston: infants, children, teens, families, and seniors.

RFK Community Alliance

RFK Community Alliance provides high-quality care and support to people and families facing complicated challenges. As a multi-service agency, we offer a wide range of programs serving a variety of needs across all ages from infants to seniors.
Our mission is to promote meaningful and sustained well-being for children, youth, and adults facing educational, developmental, mental health, and other challenges.

MetroWest YMCA

The MetroWest YMCA is dedicated to providing programs and services that build healthy mind, body and spirit for all.

Mass Mentoring Partnership

At Mass Mentoring Partnership, we are driven to make positive relationships with caring adults integral to the life of every young person in Massachusetts. For children to grow up to become active, engaged and thriving members of the community, they need adults in their lives who can serve as positive role models and help them explore and learn.

Key Program

KEY’s mission is to assist troubled youth and their families with developing positive life skills and life experiences so that they may pursue productive and rewarding lives. Using a variety of residential and non-residential program models, Key provides direct services each day to over 600 youth and families across Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Friends of the Children – Boston

Friends of the Children – Boston creates generational change by engaging children from high-risk communities in twelve years of transformative mentoring relationships.
Our mission is impacting generational change by empowering youth who are facing the greatest obstacles through relationships with professional mentors – 12+ years, no matter what.

Family Nurturing Center

Family Nurturing Center’s mission is to work with others to build nurturing communities where children are cherished, families are supported, and healthy human development is promoted by all.
Our free programs—home visits, playgroups, parenting education, and family support—build parents’ nurturing skills and knowledge of healthy child development and connect families to resources and each other.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro South

Boys & Girls Club of Metro South nurtures strong minds, healthy bodies and community spirit through youth-driven programs in a fun environment.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester is to always welcome and connect young people and families to opportunities that embrace diversity, nurture growth, and inspire success.

Association for Autism & Neurodiversity (AANE)

AANE helps Autistic and similarly Neurodivergent people build meaningful, connected lives.
We provide individuals, families, and professionals with education, community, and support in an inclusive atmosphere of validation and respect.

Above the Clouds

Above the Clouds brings joy and hope through the wonder of flight to children and teens who are seriously ill, disabled, under served, or facing other serious adversity.

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