Thank you to everyone who attended our Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters 98th Annual Gala. We had a blast, and we hope you did too! Thanks to all of your support through sponsorships, raffle ticket purchases and all of your incredible bidding during our auctions, we raised over $440,000 to support the work of JBBBS.
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.
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
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
The best times I have had with friends have been when we have tried new things together, explored interesting places, or pushed each others’ limits. I love having a diverse group of friends who can challenge my views of the world and stretch the boundaries of my comfort zone. My dear friend, Julia, challenges me