In a special television PSA from BOSTON 25 News, watch how reporter Kerry Kavanaugh and Blessing — a fourth grade student at the Chittick Elementary School — changed each other’s lives through academic mentoring this past year.

Each week for an hour, Blessing and Kerry read books together, played games, and worked on class assignments. By the end of the school year, Blessing improved her reading skills by six levels, and made a friend for life along the way. Learn how you can do the same for a BPS student this year!