Our Starting Lineup series continues with an introduction to Jay and David, who will be calling out “play ball!” at the start of our Mentoring Night at Fenway on Tuesday, June 2nd. This match represents Big Brothers Big Sisters of Child and Family Services of New Bedford.
David’s mother signed him up to be matched with a mentor so that he could have a positive male role model in his life. David (shown at right) and Jay were matched seven years ago, and their relationship has been going strong ever since. “It hasn’t always been easy,” Jay notes, “but he has grown up to be a fine young man.” Athletics rank among the many things Jay and David bond over, which makes their on-field appearance at Mentoring Night at Fenway especially sweet!
Nearly 1,000 mentors and mentees from across the Commonwealth will take in the game between the Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins. Watch for us on NESN, and follow the hashtag #mentoringnight to see what’s happening and to share your own mentoring story!