Archive for May, 2016

My Little Story: This happened.

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jbbbs
on
May 31st, 2016

I graduated from Brandeis this month, and my Little Sister, Olivia, was there to celebrate the day with my family and me. Olivia’s mom and I thought it would be a cool way to celebrate our last four years together.  

Kids in Queue: Meet Karen!

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jbbbs
on
May 24th, 2016

Meet Karen. She’s one of over 50 Little Brothers and Sisters awaiting a match at JBBBS.  (You read right. Fifty!)Are you her future Big Sister? Do you know somebody who’d make a great fit for Karen? To learn more, or apply to volunteer, click here. We’re actively recruiting new Big Brothers and Sisters for waiting children 

My Little Story: Sealing the deal.

Posted by
jbbbs
on
May 18th, 2016

Of course Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters is a leader in the mentoring movement. We bring people together. You already knew that. But did you know that we’re also a little bit famous (if we do say so ourselves) for the pens we make available as agency swag?  True. We get requests for those pens all the time. (You

Kids in Queue: Meet Rose!

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jbbbs
on
May 16th, 2016

If you’re not already volunteering, now’s your chance. (Real children and teens are waiting on Big Brothers and Sisters right now.) If you are, share this story with a friend who’d make a great “Big.”  *** Hopkinton middle-schooler, Rose, has been waiting for over two months for a Big Sister. Mostly, she says, “I love

My Little Story: It was so much a part of my life.

Posted by
jbbbs
on
May 9th, 2016

My daughter drew this picture for me when she was small. It’s supposed to be me. There in the background you can see she added a sketch of a person using a wheelchair. Even then, even as a kid, she grasped that this work was so much a part of my life. Jan Klein directs