Survive + Thrive
Community Involvement

Sports Unbounded

A chance to set sail
Find out how an adaptive sailing program in East Boston gets people back on the water and has one man hooked to a new sport.

A return to glory: Joe Howard goes for gold
Three years removed from competitive sled hockey, Joe Howard returns to the ice to lead the U.S. team back on top of the winner’s podium.

Having a ball: Hoop Heroes
A community group in Duxbury is teaching those with cognitive disabilities the game of basketball. Find out where the program started and how it has grown today.

A star on and off the field
As a three sport athlete and captain of all three teams, Duxbury’s Katie Griffin has a lot on her plate. But she saves plenty of time for her favorite activity: running the show for the Best Buddies program.

Brooklynne Kelly PetersBrooklynne Kelly Peters, 23, is an aspiring arts and entertainment journalist who loves telling interesting stories.

Amy CarboneauAmy Carboneau, 26, is a reporter, photographer, writer, waitress, bartender, intern and Bostonian -- but a Vermonter at heart.

Ned PrickettNed Prickett is a 25-year-old journalist from South Carolina currently living and working in Boston.

Jui Ting YuJui Ting Yu, 28 and a Mandarin speaker with English proficiency, is determined to be a voice for Chinese people who can’t speak English.