It certainly was a year like no other. But SQB dug deep, worked hard, and persevered. We are excited to take what we learned this year about determination, resourcefulness, imagination, and friendship into a new year.
In its very first year, SquashBusters Providence is already having a powerful impact in the city. With strong partners by its side, the program is serving nearly 30 students with a plan to eventually serve 110.
In its sixth year, SquashBusters Lawrence is fully grown with nearly 100 students in grades 6-12, and our very first graduates are college-bound - setting the stage for future success in classes to come.
Catch some familiar faces in this special edition of CBS Boston's "It Happens Here" segment, which spotlights SquashBusters Boston and its role in the community.
With the support of corporate sponsors like MFS, SquashBusters raised more than $1.38 million over the course of 2.5 days, all of which will impact 350 young people who benefit from the sports-based development program.
Halfway through the 2017-2018 program year, SquashBusters keeps going and growing. A brand-new team of Providence sixth-graders signs on, the Posse Foundation selects an SQB senior for the third year in a row, and Boston's varsity team heads down to Philly for their first-ever high school nationals. Meanwhile, the Derby's just around the corner!
On February 10, SquashBusters Providence officially welcomed its first team of sixth-graders into the SQB community. Check out the Providence Journal's coverage of the exciting event!
Six years after the launch of SquashBusters Lawrence, the Eagle Tribune checks in to see the program's growth and its long-term impact on its very first students, who will be heading off to college in the fall.
Brooks School and North Andover Country Club
The SquashBusters Lawrence MashUp, sponsored by Anbaric Development Partners, was an enormous success thanks to the efforts of the local squash and platform tennis community.
Year 22 shines especially bright for SquashBusters. We welcome 50 new 6th and 7th grade Boston and Lawrence students, elevate squash to official varsity status, and realize our Providence dream.
The SquashBusters story is one of community. We are excited to share with you our 2016-2017 Impact Report, so you can meet the students, alumni, volunteers and supporters who make the SquashBusters community a truly special one.