Archive for the ‘Friend 2 Friend’ Category

Friend 2 Friend Friday: Meet Helen!

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jbbbs
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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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jbbbs
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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

My Little Story: She always asks about Candy.

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jbbbs
on
August 5th, 2016

Did you catch the last installment in our ongoing “My Little Story” series? No? Read this first. And then meet Cookie! She’s Deirdre’s one-time match in Friend 2 Friend. And she had this to say about the impact of that match and continued long-distance friendship with Deirdre. *** I talked to Deidre last night. I

My Little Story: Our friendship inspired me.

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jbbbs
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July 22nd, 2016

We call it “My Little Story,” but there’s nothing “little” about it. Friendship is big – and it’s a big deal. Plus, for many of our matches, it’s long-lasting.  Take Deirdre and Cookie, for example.  In this edition of “My Little Story,” alumni Friend 2 Friend volunteer, Deirdre, dishes about her match to Cookie.  ***