Team IMPACT unites local kids and colleges ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Marianne Mahoney participates in Team IMPACT, which connects children with debilitating or life-threatening illnesses with college athletes. Members of the Northeastern women's hockey team are paired with Marianne through the program. The Northeastern women’s ice hockey squad is one of six on the campus with a Team IMPACT child on the roster. Team IMPACT is an immersion program, with participating youngsters getting their own signing day, locker, and uniform. Hockey team members greeted Marianne in the locker room.