News & Resources 2013

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Rondo Takes Children Shopping for the Holidays December 12, 2013 Since arriving in Boston as a rookie in 2006, Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has built a special bond with the kids from the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (MSPCC). The non-profit works to ensure the health and safety of children through direct services to children and families…[MORE]

‘Super-parents’ foster kids’ lives By Mary McGeown and Cheryl Haddad December 14, 2013All children deserve a safe and loving home. As foster parents and advocates for foster kids, we know this better than anyone…[MORE]

Lawmakers Consider Task Force After Sex Abuse Cases in Newton, Wakefield October 22, 2013 From Penn State to closer to home in Wakefield and Newton, horrifying stories of child sexual abuse have lawmakers contemplating the creation of a state task force charged with developing policies and training requirements for organizations that serve children…[MORE]

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Holyokers learn parenting skills in MSPCC program September 10, 2013 Kiari L. Martinez was about mid-way into her pregnancy when she began experiencing contractions that were sporadic and sometimes painful, but she wasn’t afraid…[MORE]

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Newest Celtic Hosts Needy Kids at Canobie August 24, 2013 Celtics first-round draft pick spent the day at Canobie Lake Park with kids from MSPCC’s summer program. It was his first official charitable endeavor as a member of the Boston Celtics…[MORE]

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Massachusetts AG Awards $500,000 to Veterans’ Mental Health Services June 19, 2013 The Massachusetts Attorney General awarded $500,000 in grants in late May to help veterans and their families access mental health services…[MORE]

Patrick Administration Honors 50 Foster and Adoptive Families in Mass. June 5, 2013 The Patrick Administration’s Department of Children and Families (DCF), MSPCC and MAFF this weekend celebrated the 28th Annual Foster and Adoptive Parent Recognition Awards Brunch in Framingham…[MORE]

Young Moms, Dads Graduate from Parenting Program May 29, 2013 Thirty young parents were recently recognized at a ceremony in Lawrence after completing a parenting program or graduating from high school, college, or a job training program…[MORE]

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Tackling Cruelty to Kids April 15, 2013 Olympic judo champ Kayla Harrison shows Celtics cheese and MSPCC chairman Steve Pagliuca her moves at the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children’s annual Together Against Abuse dinner…[MORE]

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