Rodman for Kids’ Charity Partner Program was a key influence in FNC’s success over the last 18 years. How? Read the post to find out!
Are you ready for an unforgettable holiday party that raises funds to support vital programs that ensure kids enjoy a happy holiday season and a bright year ahead?!
Jim Brett is a disability rights advocate, serving as the Chairman of the President’s Committee on People with Intellectual Disabilities for Presidents Bush, Obama, and now Biden. In addition to all of this amazing work, Jim makes time to serve on Rodman for Kids’ Board of Directors, offering his unique insight on how we can be a more inclusive organization.
“It’s so far removed from their everyday life. Some of them are homeless, and struggling to find food, and in very abusive homes, or not with their parents at all. To put themselves into this world (of live theatre) that takes them away and gives them the hope of a world that they can have I think was a massive thing.”
“Having an opportunity to come together with more than 1,000 riders, volunteers, and donors who have committed their time and resources to brightening kids’ lives is truly an inspiring experience,” said Amy Rossman, Executive Director at Rodman for Kids.
Dreams came true and fears were conquered on this year’s Disney for Kids trip with 100 Dorchester area kids. We sat down with Mary Scannell, Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester’s Senior Vice President and Disney for Kids trip director, to chat about the trip and the impact she witnessed.
Thank you to the Shamrock Foundation for honoring Rodman for Kids as the evenings community beneficiary.
We’re looking forward to Cozying Up to Celebration for Kids with you on Saturday, December 4! Want an inside scoop on everything you’ll need to know to be ready to enjoy an incredible evening of food, fun, and philanthropy?! You came to the right place 😉
Since it’s inception, Celebration for Kids has been a unique gala event equipped with a huge live & silent auction, dozens of local high-end chefs, and an incredible dance party to top off the night. Now in it’s 19th year, Celebration for Kids has raised over $15 million.
“Although our organization hosts and participates in many fundraising efforts, this event has been the one consistent way we have engaged volunteers, raised needed funds and networked with other nonprofits for support and advice. It truly has been an effort that our organization depends on each year to fund for hundreds of children in their enrichment, sports, music, and arts programs.”
“To be able to complete the ride, together, reinforces so much of what Friends of the Children and specifically our relationship has been built on. We joke around, we make a shared playlist to listen to on the ride, we look forward to it, but really we see it as an anchoring part of our relationship.”
Like anyone who has ever quickly closed a deal, Ed Kelley wondered if he should have asked for more. As president of The Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps, a nonprofit that operates programs…
Who is excited to visit the happiest place on earth?! We know that those traveling to Walt Disney World for our 28th annual Disney for Kids (DFK) trip sure are! Rodman for Kids and all DFK chaperones are making sure that this trip is the safest visit on earth.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester’s mission is to inspire and enable all young people, from diverse circumstances…
Do you love to ride a bicycle? Do you want to give back to your community by raising funds to help at-risk kids? If you answered YES to both of those questions, you should consider signing up to Ride…
George Forte and John Ratcliffe have a lot in common. Their support for the Italian Home for Children, a longtime Rodman for Kids affiliate, goes back to the 1980s…
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