Valerie: In-School Mentor

Valerie's journey as a mentor in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program showcases her dedication to providing a structured yet flexible environment for her mentee. At the beginning of each school year, they sit down together to plan out a variety of activities for the months ahead. This careful planning ensures every week is filled [...]
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Rebecca: A Legacy of Mentorship

Motivated by the legacy of mentorship within her own family, with both her father and aunt having been deeply involved in Big Brothers Big Sisters, joining the organization was a natural step for her. She fondly recalls the friendships and experiences shared with her aunt's Little Sister during her childhood, witnessing the transformative power of [...]
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Sissy and Leah

In a journey marked by compassion and growth, Sissy, motivated by a desire to give back to her community and her natural ability to connect with children, found her purpose as a Big Sister in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. She embarked on this journey with the belief that mentorship is built on good [...]
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Alex: In-School Mentor

Alex's involvement with Big Brothers Big Sisters as an in-school mentor stems from her desire to work with kids and be an external, neutral figure in their lives—a role distinct from that of a parent or teacher. She believes that the most important qualities a mentor can possess are empathy, kindness, caring, and being a [...]
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Tracy – Big Sister

Joining Big Brothers Big Sisters was a deliberate choice for Tracy, motivated by a desire to extend the kind of opportunities and support that were pivotal in her own upbringing to those less fortunate. Acknowledging the disparity in chances given to children based on their circumstances, she saw mentorship as a way to make a [...]
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