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May 22, 2021

VIRTUAL

GET YOUR WAG ON!

RUN, WALK & WAG

for KIDS!

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Your Donation Makes a Difference

Our Goal is to...

> Educate Kids

> Empower Families

> End Homelessness
One Child at a Time

We Provide Educational Support to Massachusetts Students Facing Homelessness

Our Three Program Areas

Tutoring & Mentoring

Tutoring & Mentoring

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Backpacks & School Supplies

Backpacks & School Supplies

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College Assistance

College Assistance

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ENDING THE CYCLE OF HOMELESSNESS. ONE CHILD AT A TIME

The mission of School on Wheels of Massachusetts is to support the academic, social and emotional growth of students impacted by homelessness. 

We train volunteers to serve as personal tutorfor students (K - high school) living in family shelters and transitional housing.  V
olunteer mentors help high school and college students prepare for post-secondary education and careers via our Bridge Mentoring Program. All students facing homelessness receive customized "Tools for School," including grade-level backpacks, books and supplies.   

Last year we paired more than 250 students in grades K - 12 with a personal tutor, mentored 57 high school and college students and provided more than 6,000 students with customized backpacks and supplies. The need for our services has grown exponentially since the onset of the pandemic, and we rely on volunteers and supporters like you to meet the rising educational needs of children and youth impacted by homelessness. 

Educate kids.  End Homelessness. One Child at a Time.


Tutoring Site Locations: 

Attleboro . Brockton . Dorchester . Fall River . Middleboro . Norwell . New Bedford . Plymouth . Stoughton . Taunton .   Weymouth 

 

Meet Our New CEO, Steve Telesmanick


Steve joined School on Wheels in January, 2021 
as Chief Executive Officer 

"I am honored to be part of SOWMA's caring village of supporters and volunteers, who together are creating life-changing opportunities to help children and youth realize their dreams and potential."  

 Click to Read More About Steve 

South Shore Magazine, Winter 2021


"
How School on Wheels of Massachusetts
is Changing the Cycle of Homelessness."

Read all about us!  

 South Shore Magazine
Winter Issue 2021

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NEW VAN KEEPS US ROLLING!


We salute the Richard & Susan Smith Family Foundation, 
whose generosity and funding of a SOWMA van will keep us on the move for kids! 


CLICK TO SEE OUR VIDEO SALUTE!  





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HOMELESSNESS IN OUR STATE

It is estimated:

  • The average age of a homeless person in Massachusetts is 8 years old.
  • There are more than 24,000 homeless children enrolled in Massachusetts public schools.
  • Only 1 in 4 homeless teens will graduate from high school.

 

Our Mission

The mission of School on Wheels of Massachusetts is to support the academic, social and emotional growth of students impacted by homelessness.

Our Vision

The vision of School on Wheels of Massachusetts is for all students impacted by homelessness to have the academic, social and emotional support necessary to achieve a bright and productive future that will help end the cycle of homelessness.

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United Way of Greater Plymouth County

Contact us

School on Wheels - MA
100 Laurel Street
Suite 121
East Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02333

508.587.9091

Federal Tax ID 20-1020880
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