Archive for the ‘Children’s Programs’ Category

Volunteers Needed Today!

Posted by
jbbbs
on
January 30th, 2018

Today our need is greater than ever. More than 50 children and teens in our Big/Little programs, and roughly an equal number of adults with disabilities in our Friend 2 Friend program, are waiting on the right-fit match. You can volunteer just a few hours a month and make a HUGE difference in someone’s life.

Kids in Queue: Meet Chris!

Posted by
jbbbs
on
November 14th, 2016

If you’ve frequented social media in recent days, it’s likely you’ve witnessed the rallying cry for those people who care about their communities and their neighbors to do something: Make a gift, volunteer your time… But, to be clear, we’ve long understood just how deeply local kids are counting on us grown-ups. Here at JBBBS, we have

The children.

Posted by
jbbbs
on
November 10th, 2016

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

Kids in Queue: Meet Mark!

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jbbbs
on
August 11th, 2016

Are you Mark’s future Big Brother?  Mark is a curious, smart and good-humored seven year old who looks forward to a Big Brother match. He’ll be starting second grade this summer and says his favorite subject is art. He lives with his mom, who is dealing with chronic health challenges and who has limited family

Why I Ride: To give back!

Posted by
jbbbs
on
August 8th, 2016

I participate with Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters in the Rodman Ride for Kids  to give back to the community.  I enjoy meeting new people every year and participating in a fun event while raising money for such a great cause.  Being a Big Brother has taught me many important life lessons, and I am