Gala 2017 is just over a month away – and those of us close to the planning know the party wouldn’t be nearly so epic save for the contributions of our co-chairs: creative, committed supporters of one-to-one mentoring – and JBBBS! Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce you to the faces behind Gala 2017.
Betsy’s connection with Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters is lengthy and strong. Her father-in-law Cy, was a Little Brother in 1920, the very early days of the organization. Betsy served as the first woman President of Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters and was a founding director of the Endowment Board, on which she remains active.
Friends of JBBBS: Mentoring is something that has impacted many of us. We have had a parent who encouraged us, a teacher who pushed us, or a friend who supported us when we needed it most. They are a hand that guides us forward, that helps us up when we fall. It is for that
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
If, like us, you’re feeling some kind of thing about what happened on Tuesday night (surprise, sadness, loss, rage, hope, excitement, elation, uncertainty), you’re not alone. Far from it. That’s because, in addition to your friends, family, colleagues and perfect strangers – all of them unpacking their feelings about the results of this election – there