Better Together in a Box Spring 2022

The Y has been selected to participate in the Better Together in a Box program. Better Together in a Box, which is modeled after the four-year Better Together program, is designed to encourage meaningful interaction between young and old. The Y is grateful for being chosen to participate in the Better Together in a Box program and looks forward to sharing with our community how this program positively influences youth. Northern Manhattan Middle School students and seniors regularly meet in a process of joint learning, conversation, and relationship building.

The Y’s Better Together in a Box program is meaningful and fun!

  • Students participate in monthly educational sessions to prepare them for interactions with their senior buddy.
  • Senior and student buddies meet monthly.
  • All participants will be invited to the Y’s Better Together in a Box activities and events.

Better Together in a Box is a program developed and operated by a well-respected national foundation.

Better Together Spring 2022 will begin on Sunday, April 10, 2022.

For more information or to join, please contact Emma Neusner at or  Melissa Feinman at

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Paulette Posner
Managing Director for Norman E. Alexander Center for Jewish Life
(212) 569-6200 x219

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