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Billy's Story

May 22 2017

Billy was five when he was adopted with his 3-year-old brother.  His life was never normal, he said.  The adoptive parents were physically and verbally abusive.  Billy’s parents told him to lie to DCF when his broken leg was investigated; if he did,  the promised they would take a vacation and do fun things together. So, he lied. He knew his parents would make sure that he would regret not following their instructions.  Acting out, got Billy expelled from a number of schools. He was put in a boarding school at the age of 13. When he turned 18, the school told him his parents had stopped paying tuition.  The school arranged transportation and sent him ...

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Walk For MA Children Donations At $820 and Still Coming In

May 4 2017

BIG THANK YOU to Roosevelt Westbrook for a $500 donation to StandUp For Kids - Worcester at the event. Thank you to everyone who joined us on the Walk For MA Children and the event at Cafe Reyes on April 29th during the StandUp For Kids' 48 HOURS . BIG SHOUT OUT TO ALL THE WALKERS:  Sue, Tim, Tammy, Donna, Ann, Nancy, Paula, Leo, Lisa, Desiree and her 2 little brothers, Iteesha, Ms. D. and Wayne the van driver. The Walk for MA Children followed Route 9 from Northborough to Leicester. The hills were a little long and tough, but the company was great!  The Event after the walk was at Cafe Reyes at 421 Shrewsbury Street. The cafe provides needed jobs and work ...

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16 More Days Until Walk For MA Children!

April 13 2017

16 more days till Walk for MA Children! Get your walking shoes ready!  The Third Annual Walk for MA Children Tim and Susan Crane are doing the 10 day walk across MA from Boston to Westfield to bring awareness to the Children in MA. Every day of the walk is hosted by a child/youth service non-profit agency. APRIL 29TH, the walk will be going across Worcester and StandUp For Kids - Worcester is sponsoring the day. 15 miles across Worcester from Northborough to Leicester MA.  Break stops every 3 miles. A vehicle will be at rest stops with water and snacks.   Meet at Motel 6 in Northborough on Route 9 to start the walk! April 29th Meet at Motel 6 at 115 Lawrence St/Route 9., ...

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Thank you to SpencerBANK for the donation!

April 4 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:04/04/2017 For More Information Contact:Lori KowalVice President - MarketingSpencerBANK508-885-5313 ext 19257 Pictured (L to R): SpencerBANK’s Worcester Senior Branch Manager Nada Kanaan and Executive Director of the Worcester chapter of StandUp For Kids Donna Katsoudas SpencerBANK Donates to StandUp For Kids - Worcester Spencer, MA - SpencerBANK recently made a $1,000 donation to the Worcester chapter of StandUp for Kids, an organization whose mission is to end youth homelessness. “StandUp For Kids plays a very important role in our community,” said K. Michael Robbins, President and CEO of SpencerBANK. “We are pleased to support this ...

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HulaFrog's Most Loved Non-Profit!

March 1 2017

StandUp For Kids - Worcester tied for "Most Loved Non-Profit" in Worcester. Thanks to all the followers of Hulafrog!

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Thank You Worcester Railers!

December 21 2016

The Worcester Railers with Trax came to the Outreach Center and presented StandUp For Kids - Worcester a check for $5,000. StandUp For Kids is looking forward to a continued relationship with the new hockey team in Worcester!

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