Entrepreneur Ben Golub has been involved with Partners for Youth with Disabilities since 1995. Although he lives in Palo Alto, California – more than 3,000 miles away from Boston – Ben continues to be a supporter, mentor, and advisor for PYD staff and its board of directors. He feels inspired not only by the […]
On Tuesday, April 2, Partners for Youth with Disabilities celebrated Autism Awareness and Acceptance Day. Joined with partners Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and MGH Aspire, all three of our teams shed light on accepting people on the autism spectrum. Hosted in the Center Court of the Prudential Center, we prompted passersby to write […]
Join us on Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 from 6-8pm for our biggest event of the year! Party for PYD is dedicated to raising program funds and awareness of mentoring, and celebrating our successes and partnerships with you. Tickets on sale now!
We are enthused to unveil Tiphany, a short film feature. You’ll be happy you took the time today to meet Tiphany Adams.
It is our joy to honor Steve and Nicole Puzzo at Party for PYD 2018 this May 10th! Steve and Nicole are raising two thriving daughters, Chloe and Stella. Stella has Spastic Quadrapalegia Cerebral Palsy. The entire family enjoys the great outdoors, whether skiing or at the beach. Both Chloe and Stella have been a […]
At our annual Party for PYD on May 10th, 2018 we are honoring four amazing individuals/groups. The first honoree we’d like to introduce is Vibhu Sharma, Co-Chair of the Leadership & Mentoring Taskforce of UNICEF’s Global Partnership for Children with Disabilities & Youth Disability Rights Coordinator of the Commonwealth Youth Human Rights and Democracy Network. […]
On Thursday, March 15th, the Social Innovation Forum, Liberty Mutual Insurance and Partners for Youth with Disabilities welcomed featured speaker Commissioner Toni Wolf of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission for a poignant conversation regarding employment for youth with disabilities. Over sixty guests participated, including many young adults with disabilities and leaders in the disability, inclusion and […]
On Saturday, February 10 from 2-4pm, mentors, mentees and staff from Partners for Youth with Disabilities, as well as the BU PRLab team had the pleasure of attending and participating in PYD’s first Chocolate Workshop. The workshop, taught by Boston’s famous pastry chef, Lee Napoli, was also known as “A Sweet Celebration of Friendships.” The […]
Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday! Most everyone knows about Thanksgiving. Less may know about Giving Tuesday—the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This year, it’s November 28th. Gratitude is the centerpiece of Thanksgiving, while Giving Tuesday is the perfect opportunity to show how grateful you are to your community by offering help along with a pinch of love. For those […]
What is charity? We hear about people making huge donations or travelling across the world to help others, but charity is not limited to these two options. There are many of us who want to contribute to our communities, but are worried about the amount of time and money we are able to give. However, […]