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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Community Foundations, Developmentally Disabled Centers, Disabilities, Health, Health Care, Pediatrics, Philanthropy

Mission: Memories have the potential to lift people up when they need it most. At Minutes for Memories we realize that it only takes a few minutes to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Results: In 2012 Minutes for Memories helped start up a power wheel chair soccer team in Central Massachusetts and provide them with their initial funding. In addition they took a young boy from Worcester, Massachusetts who was severely injured in a car accident to his first Red Sox game with his family. To see more visit http://www.minutesformemories.org/past-memories/

Target demographics: Children who have sustained long term injuries aged 5-25 years old.

Geographic areas served: New England, Boston, Massachusetts

Community Stories

36 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 5

June 2013 my son,19 at the time, was in a car accident and suffered a serious tbi. His recovery has been nothing short of remarkable but like most tbis it has been a marathon not a sprint. Minutes for Memories came into my son's marathon and gave him a break from the often mundane and at times very difficult journey he is traveling. They have touched our family with their genuine kindness and compassion. My son went to the Celtics season opener with his dad, me, and his uncle and Matt and Greg from Minutes for Memories. He had a wonderful time and seeing him so happy meant so much to all of us. He tells everyone what Minutes for Memories did for him and how "awesome" it was. As a parent, what Minutes for Memories, brought to my son and our family was a minute to forget the difficulties of life and create a memory of laughing, fun, and togetherness.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The Minutes for Memories staff are passionate and truly care about their mission. It's great seeing their natural interaction with children and the joy the kids take in getting to be part of memories.

1 Lori128

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

My better half when healthy was a coach and played many sports. Once he was disabled he struggled with finding a way to channel his energy and love of coaching. He came across wheelchair soccer and enjoyed it. Minutes gave the team it's start. I am forever grateful to Matt and Greg for that. My better half is no longer with me, and I am thankful for the great memories I have.

1 Brandon17

Client Served

Rating: 5

Last year I was badly hurt in a car accident and suffered a tbi. Yesterday, October 29, I got to meet Matt and Greg and go to the Celtics season opener. The night was great! Matt and Greg were incredibly nice and understanding of everything I've gone through.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I know those involved with Minutes for Memories very well and its clear to see that they are so passionate about the Foundation's mission. Matt and the crew work hard to create experiences to lift up those that may need it after tragic accidents. Minutes for Memories is a great cause run by a great group.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

This is an incredible organization - after someone suffers a tragic incident, they need tremendous support and someone to lift them up when they are struggling and that is exactly what Minutes for Memories offers to every child - inspiration.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

i have the pleaseure of knowing people in charge on the oragainzation. He is so passionate about Minutes of Memories which makes everyone around him want to do more to help out in any way they can. Amazing orgainaztion with an amazing mission.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Having a handicapped sibling myself, it is great to see what "Minutes for Memories Foundation" has done.
Their work really is inspiring to iniate something similar here in Germany!

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

The healing process after traumatic injuries extends beyond the hospital and PT setting. Minutes for Memories helps bring a little joy and happiness to the journey as well.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have had the pleasure of accompanying Minutes for Memories on two of the Memories made through their partnership with the Boston Symphony's Symphony for Our City Program. Volunteering with this organization has been an awesome experience and I look forward to continuing my involvement in the years ahead!