WAKEFIELD – The Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth (MPY) wishes to remind the community that everyone can vote daily on behalf of the organization in the Red Sox Foundation’s IMPACT awards.
The deadline for voting is Friday, July 9.
The 7th annual Inspiring More Philanthropy Across Charities Together (IMPACT) Awards seek to recognize and honor nonprofits that have made an impact in raising awareness and supporting the mental health of youth.
Nonprofits were nominated for the honor by Red Sox fans, and MPY is one of five Massachusetts nonprofits named as a finalist. The nomination recognizes MPY for its numerous, virtual webinars over the last year offering education and resources for school professionals looking to support students and meet their mental health needs over the course of the pandemic. To learn more, click here.
There are five finalists for the 2021 IMPACT Awards per New England state. The nonprofit with the most votes from each state will be awarded a $10,000 grant. Second-place organizations will be awarded a $3,000 grant and third-place organizations will be awarded a $2,000 grant.
Winning nonprofits will also attend a pregame ceremony and check presentation on Fenway Park on July 22.
About the Red Sox Foundation
As the official team charity of the Boston Red Sox, the Red Sox Foundation’s mission is to make a difference in the lives of youth, veterans, families, and communities in need by improving health, education and recreation opportunities. We are committed to inspiring recovery and rebirth in our communities in the year ahead, and thank you for your support of our critical work.
About the Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth, Inc.
Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides training, fosters collaboration, and develops programming to increase the health and safety of students. MPY is committed to bringing cutting-edge information and high-quality training to constituents and endeavors to provide solution-oriented, community-based, multi-disciplinary approaches to reducing and ideally eliminating risky behaviors for youth.
The nonprofit is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of school superintendents, police and fire chiefs, and other community leaders who work closely with MPY staff to deliver this mission.
To learn more, visit www.mpyinc.org.