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.
Our volunteer Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Friends are so important to us. Last year in our programs, we served a collective 500+ local children and adults through the gifts of your time and talent. The myriad ways you made a personal difference is apparent in a Little Sister’s newfound confidence to navigate relationships with peers and parents, in
We asked two-time Big Sister and YoPro, Jocelyn Gordon, why she thinks everyone deserves a mentor. Says Jocelyn: My Little Sister and I have been matched for seven months. She is six-years-old, loves school and her hip-hop dance classes, and always has music requests for our car rides to and from activities. She wears tulle
On Monday, we heard from Friend 2 Friend participant, Lauren, about her long-time friendship with volunteer, Cindy. Here’s what Cindy had to say about what she’s learned from Lauren. Says Lauren, “I have had a great friendship with Lauren in the 12 years (!!!) we’ve been matched. What I’ve learned from her is that I
In a two-part installment, we asked long-time Friend 2 Friend participant, Lauren, and her match, Cindy, what they’ve learned from one another in their 12 years of (real) friendship. Lauren’s response appears first. Cindy’s is up next. Look for it on the blog this Wednesday! Says Lauren, “I’ve been participating in the Friend 2 Friend