Archive for the ‘Voice of a Child’ Category

Kids in Queue: Meet Mark!

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jbbbs
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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

Kids in Queue: Meet Rose!

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jbbbs
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May 16th, 2016

If you’re not already volunteering, now’s your chance. (Real children and teens are waiting on Big Brothers and Sisters right now.) If you are, share this story with a friend who’d make a great “Big.”  *** Hopkinton middle-schooler, Rose, has been waiting for over two months for a Big Sister. Mostly, she says, “I love

Kids in Queue: Meet Kaiti!

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jbbbs
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May 9th, 2016

“Kids in Queue” is a recurring feature on the JBBBS blog. Here, we highlight the story of one ready-to-be-matched Little Brother or Sister. This is a child who, among the nearly 40 on our current waitlist, is looking for a Big Brother or Sister like you or someone you know. Interested in learning more about

My Little Story: Autonomy.

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jbbbs
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April 4th, 2016

“Autonomy” was written by spoken word poet, and Little Sister, Kiana Harper. Suffocation, Depression, Suppression/My ideals are crushed under a façade of propriety/it is unlikely you’ll ever see a vitriolic side of me. My thoughts are…/Tempered, Dampened, Lessened. What I say matters more than you would think/but what I mean waits on the side./On the brink

Kids in Queue: Meet Mark!

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jbbbs
on
September 1st, 2015

In this bi-monthly column, we profile one ready-to-be-matched Little Brother or Sister. His/her name is changed, but it’s always a real story about a real child waiting on a Big Brother or Sister in our programs. By sharing, we hope to inspire a prospective volunteer – you? someone you know? – to come forward. And if you’ve