Small Can Be Blog

Small Can Be Blog

April 13, 2016

Our 2016 Community Roundtable was a smashing success! Read our blog to learn more about our partners, our families, and what the difference that your contributions can make in their lives going forward.

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March 03, 2016

2015 finished strong here at Small Can Be Big. Thank you to our end of year vendors who donated their time and resources and helped us get to where we are now.

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February 02, 2016

Today is a historic day for Small Can Be Big. We would like to share the good news and announce that we are now officially registered as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

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January 21, 2016

With $154,000 raised and 110 families helped, 2015 was an amazing year for Small Can Be Big and our online community!

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December 03, 2015

#GivingTuesday was a success! Learn more about our efforts on our blog!

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October 23, 2015

We couldn’t be more excited to be getting the word out about Small Can Be Big over the airwaves of Boston’s premier public radio station, WBUR.

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October 01, 2015

Giving a few dollars and getting the word out in your social network are all great ways to make a difference…but there’s something just as powerful you can do: become a SCBB volunteer writer! And you can do it right from the comfort of your computer screen.

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August 10, 2015

Our mission--to make small donations add up to big change for low- income families--is at heart a grass-roots, community-level endeavor...one with grass-roots supporters, and grass-roots tactics. So why had we never tried the most grass-roots tactic of them all: the local bulletin-board flyer?

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April 30, 2015

After this record-breaking winter, as a city we’re looking at some sobering numbers: 110.3 inches of total snowfall; $2 billion impact on the Boston-area economy; second coldest February on record (17.5 degrees average), with 28 straight days of lows dropping to 20 degrees or colder between January and February. It was a tough winter season, to say the least—made especially tough by our enigmatic and unreliable public transportation system.

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April 23, 2015

On March 25th, Small Can Be Big received an unusual referral. While most of our referrals assist families with housing, utilities, or medical emergencies, A’s story was different. A is a high school senior currently living in the foster care system due to physical abuse. She has proven to be incredibly resilient, excelling socially and academically.

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