Archive for December, 2016

My Little Story: Big traditions.

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December 26th, 2016

Ordinarily, Big Brothers and Sisters commit at least a year to their “Littles.” Not so for Harris Lansky, who’s still in touch with his not-so-Little Brother, Bob Lavenberg, 47 years later. Also not so for one-time Little Brother-turned-Big Brother, Bob Lavenberg, who was matched to his own “Little,” David Coven, over three-and-a-half decades ago. “When I first

Friend 2 Friend Friday: Meet Helen!

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December 15th, 2016

Did you know that one of our very best volunteer recruitment strategies involves the good people we already know? That’s right, you: our alums, current volunteers and participants. You are our very best spokespeople! Not only do you know our programs so well, but also you understand firsthand how special they are! So we hope you’ll help

Friend 2 Friend Friday: Meet Larry!

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December 9th, 2016

It’s that time of year when so many of us reevaluate, recommit, resolve. At JBBBS, we resolve to continue to do our part to forge strong, sustainable matches. To that end, every Friday, we share stories from and of interest to our Friend 2 Friend participants, prospective and current volunteers, alums and families. *** At

Chai five, Leora!

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December 6th, 2016

JBBBS Development Officer, Leora Kimmel Greene, has been named one of this year’s “Chai in the Hub” recipients. Here, she describes what the recognition means to her – and how exciting it is to share the night with another two of our own: “Bigs,” Jonathan Soyt and Talya Sokoll.  *** I am incredibly honored to be