A nonprofit organization, arising from the police brutality death of Burrell Ramsey, focusing on change to provide better opportunities to Boston communities.
Learn more about upcoming events and how you can volunteer, donate, or sponsor.
Volunteer & Donate
We understand your time is precious and we value every second you donate to helping BO improve our communities. Please register for BO updates for upcoming volunteer opportunities or to volunteer for a specific event please visit our events page. We know that your actions and support sets an example for us all, so that we as a team, can better the communities we live in. Please email us the event(s) you wish to volunteer for. Your support will not go unnoticed.
Better Opportunities is still in the incubation stage of development. For this reason we are seeking funding for all areas, especially operating expenses, staff, supplies, equipment, and program development. With your generous donations Better Opportunities Inc is able to sustain our commitment to our communities. We appreciate all donations and look forward to serving Boston's urban neighborhoods. Your kindness has a tremendous impact in the following areas of Boston: Dorchester, Roxbury, Mattapan, South End, South Boston, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, and Hyde Park. Below are several ways to donate and contribute to the success of our communities. Make a monetary contribution with a debit or credit card via PayPal:
To donate via Check or Money Order:
Payable to: Live4BO
Mail to: Better Opportunities Inc
PO Box 170208
Boston, MA 02117
As a start up nonprofit, space and services are major for the success of BO. We appreciate all gifts.
In-Kind Donations that we are always in need of include:
Papergoods & Plasticware Napkins, plates, cups, forks, spoons, etc
Ice and Drinks Canned/bottled/pouched sodas, waters, juices, etc
Art Supplies Canvases, paint, easles, paintbrushes, space, studio time etc
Business Supplies Gently used or new computers, printers, interview clothes, paper, ink, space, etc
Please click here if you would like to make an In-Kind Donation.
In The Making
Bo offers several sponsorship opportunitities available through two campaigns and several events, many of them annual.
All funds donated will go toward seeking justice
for all Bo's of our community, including, but not
limited to, legal fees, burial bills, and campaign posters.
All donations will go towards funding community events and various activities that foster self expression, creativity, and individuality. Your contribution will provide art supplies, studio time, computers & software, and more.
There five different sponsorship levels and a minimum of four major opportunities a year to become a sponsor with our seasonal events.
Events vary in cost due to size, location, needs and more; therefore, variable aspects of events are availble for sponsorship, such as:
Food for Volunteers
A Special Guest for an Event
Venue and Associated Costs
For more information on each event, click the event photo. For more information on how to become a sponsor, please contact us .
YOUR SUPPORT IS TRULY APPRECIATED!
BO would like to thank everyone in advance for volunteering and donating! Better Opportunities Inc is working hard to become a 501(c)(3) charity where all donations are tax deductible. Any good faith donations made during the application process can still qualify as a tax deduction once BO has been approved. All donors will be notified of BO's status once the process is complete.