Get Involved

The mission of School on Wheels of Massachusetts is to support the academic, social and emotional growth of students impacted by homelessness and poverty. Here are ways you can make a difference!

Volunteer Opportunities

Become a Tutor

Our tutors help children stay focused on schoolwork, empower them by recognizing achievement and instill a love for learning.

Become a Mentor

Our trained mentors help students identify resources to build self-sufficiency.

Host Backpack Drive

Set up a school supply drive at your school, business, civic organization, library or place of worship.

Run, Walk, Wag

People and pets team up to bring educational support to students impacted by homelessness and poverty.

Falmouth Road Race

Raise money to bring tutoring, mentoring and customized backpacks to Massachusetts students impacted by homelessness & poverty.

Inquire For More Opportunities

Help with our programs, and learn about new and seasonal activities to support students.

More Ways to Get Involved


Make a donation to School on Wheels of Massachusetts to support our mission.

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Volunteer Spotlights

Twenty-six volunteers from across New England were recognized at Gillette Stadium by the Kraft Family, Gillette and the New England Patriots Foundation as part of the 2024 Myra Kraft Community MVP Awards. ...
Above: Proclamation presented by Senator Walter Timilty with SOWMA Board Chair Athena Giannaros Below: Neil with wife Wendi Levine and SOWMA Founder Cheryl Opper Presented to Neil Levineby Founder Cheryl Opperat our...
It’s All in the Family at Rockland Trust, whose staff joined us throughout the summer to help prepare an unprecedented number of students for the start of the school year. Many thanks...

Support Our Programs

There are many ways to support our mission and make a difference in Massachusetts communities where children and youth impacted by homelessness and poverty need educational support.