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Wediko Children’s Services Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon

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New York, April 26, 2016 — Wediko Children’s Services was named an Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon, it was announced today by Kate Regal, Wediko’s Director of Public Relations. The race will take place on Sunday, November 6, 2016. “Wediko is thrilled to once again partner with the TCS New... Read more

Wediko Well-Represented at 120th Boston Marathon

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Boston Marathon 2016

Last week, Wediko Children’s Services was well-represented at the 120th Boston Marathon, organized by the Boston Athletic Association (BAA). Through the generosity of principal race sponsor John Hancock and their Nonprofit Marathon Program, Wediko had a team training and fundraising to support our mental health work with children and families. Team runners included Jeanne Wolf, Kathy... Read more

Grief Support Program Manager Nominated for 2016 Young Professional Excellence Award

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Kate Tetuan, LICSW

Since 2008, the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network (MNN) has celebrated Nonprofit Awareness Day, which seeks to “celebrate the work of the nonprofit sector and raise awareness of causes throughout the state.” The celebration culminates with the Nonprofit Excellence Awards, presented to seven nonprofit organizations and employees that demonstrate impactful, creative, and nuanced work. Wediko is proud... Read more

Three Journeys of a Thousand Steps

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Wediko Executive Director at Climb for Kids

On Sunday, April 3rd, my three daughters, husband, and I set out on a journey of a thousand steps. We climbed 46 stories at One International Place in support of Wediko and children’s mental health. It was life-changing; not only because of the importance of this work, but because, more than the Executive Director of... Read more

Wediko’s Climb for Kids Stair Climb Event at One International Place Raises Money for Children’s Mental Health

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Kid Climbers at Climb for Kids

BOSTON, MA – April 4, 2016 – One hundred twenty people registered for Sunday’s “Climb for Kids” stair climb event, benefitting Wediko Children’s Services, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children who experience social, emotional, and academic challenges find success and regain their senses of competence and hope. Participants included; Kid Climbers (age 4-15), Firefighters from... Read more

Wediko Summer Program featured in Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare program panel on increasing accessibility

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Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare

Wediko Summer Program Director Mik Oyler, M.Ed., is a panelist for the Eastern Regional Wilderness Therapy Symposium, taking place April 14-15, 2016 in Asheville, NC. Oyler and his fellow panelists recognize that their conference audience doesn’t need convincing about the importance of outdoor behavioral healthcare programs. These programs are effective; the mental health benefits are clear... Read more

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