Sibling Connections, Inc.

Rating: 5 stars   4 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth

Location: P.O Box 441952 Somerville MA 02144 USA

Mission: Children in foster care who are separated from their siblings do not develop the family connections that they will need later in life. We provide an opportunity for these children to create childhood memories and a sibling bond that will be critical for them to have.
Target demographics: connect siblings separated by foster care
Direct beneficiaries per year: 100 siblings
Geographic areas served: Massachusetts
Programs: Sibling Sundays and Camp To Belong MA
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Rating: 5 stars  

As a volunteer and one of the founding board members of Sibling Connections I have witnessed the positive impact that our programs have on the lives of the children we serve. Sibling Connections is the only non profit in MA with the mission to reunite siblings who have been separated. In addition to my role as board secretary I also coordinate the Sibling Sunday South East program and for the past 7 years I have volunteered as the nurse at our summer program, Camp to Belong. I have come to learn that the trauma of being removed from their home and separated from each other is profound. Additional trauma occurs when a child is moved from foster home to foster home and school to school which happens frequently. Sibling Connections provides the consistency of safe and joyous opportunities for siblings to make lasting childhood memories that will keep them connected into adulthood. It has been an honor to be part of this amazing organization.

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Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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