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City Year Boston is thrilled to partner with John Hancock for the 2015 Boston Marathon! Our team members will be lacing up their sneakers to support the 265 City Year Americorps members serving students in twenty-one public schools in our community.
At City Year, we’re working to bridge the gap in high-poverty communities between the support the students in the communities need and what their schools are designed to provide. In doing so, we're helping to increase graduation rates across the country, and making an impact in the lives of the students we serve.
In Boston, our AmeriCorps members work each day with nearly 11,000 students in grades three through nine, serving as tutors, mentors and role models for
the students who need it most. By focusing on attendance, behavior and course performance, corps members are uniquely positioned to help students reach their full potential and make it to graduation on track and on time.
We encourage you to get to know our runners and read about their inspiring reasons for supporting City Year’s work. If you are moved to make a donation, please know how much we appreciate your investment and support. We hope you will join us in cheering on the City Year team on April 20, 2015!