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Empowering Youth, Countering Violence, and Creating Opportunities

At MBK617, our mission is to empower and uplift the next generation of leaders in our community. We believe in the limitless potential of our youth, and we are committed to providing them with the tools, guidance, and support they need to thrive.

Who We Are

We are dedicated to the personal growth and development of all our community members. We understand the unique challenges our community face, and we are here to help them overcome obstacles, achieve dreams, and become changemakers in their own right.

What We Do

Through a wide range of programs and initiatives, we offer educational resources, mentorship opportunities, Workforce development, and a strong sense of belonging. We believe that by nurturing the potential of each young person, we can create a brighter future for all.

Our Approach

We approach youth development holistically, recognizing that it takes a village to empower a young person. Our programs focus on academic success, skill-building, and community engagement. We foster a sense of unity and belonging, where every individual feels valued and supported.

Join Us in Making a Difference

Whether you're a young person looking to unlock your potential, a mentor eager to inspire, or a supporter who believes in the power of youth, MBK617 welcomes you with open arms. Together, we can create a legacy of empowerment, resilience, and unity.

Empower Tomorrow's Leaders with MBK617

Your journey toward personal growth and positive change starts here. Explore our programs, get involved, or make a donation today. Together, we can inspire, uplift, and shape a brighter future for our community and the leaders of tomorrow.

Elevate Your Impact with The Lenny Zakim Fund Challenge Grant!


We're excited to announce our Challenge Grant, generously offered by The Lenny Zakim Fund. Every donation up to $2500 will be matched by their commitment to our cause. Your support is now more potent than ever as we work together to make a transformative difference in our community. Join us in rising to this challenge and doubling the positive change we can create!"


This is the best time to Double your impact toward MBK617's mission by Donating now. Visit our Support page for more details. Thank you to the Lenny Zakim Fund 


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Started in December of 2020 MBK617's staff and volunteers dressed as Santa, his Reindeers, the Elfs, and the Grinch, to visit homes passing out gifts. Such a great event for the staff and volunteers and the community's impacted. Please watch video for people's reactions. CONTACT US NOW to DONATE or get involved in next year's Christmas toy drive.  


Started in the summer of 2021 MBK617 hosted a community basketball tournament. Boys and Girls ages 12-18 got a chance to come together and show their amazing basketball talents. Thank you to the FAJNN twins for co-hosting and all our sponsors. Please contact us to sponsor or get involved in next years tournament.  

During the summer MBK617 has organized many trips to let the youth enjoy their youth. Bike rides, Beach & Pool days, RC Racing, Paintball Day, Amusement Park, Sports Day, Visits to State Parks, Rock Climbing, just to name a few. The goal of these trips is to expose youths to people, places, or things outside their current environment. These trips also help to build a bond between youth and staff. We hope to continue to provide these trips as a staple part of our program.

Annual EASTER Bunny Drive

During Easter MBK617 brings the Easter Bunny to town to put a smile on the faces of many families. Passing out Easter baskets and toys the kids love to see the Easter Bunny. 
please watch our video to get a feel of such an amazing event. 
CONTACT US to donate or to get involved in our Easter Bunny drive. 

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