Michael has been matched with his Little Brother Tristian for three years. Michael is instrumental in encouraging Tristian and holding him to higher standards, while always remaining a true friend. They have enjoyed many activities including hiking, movies, Fun Zone, going to the park, mini golf, working on homework. Thank you Michael! Congratulations on being our Big of the Month!
Last holiday season, Little Brother Charlie was invited to take part in the Holiday Bike and Board Bonanza. During the event he received a brand new bike along with his sisters. Riding his bike to school gave him a huge confidence boost.The combination of a great Big Brother, a new bike, regular library visits, and good school attendance is providing a winning future for Charlie.
Justin Jones has been matched with his Little Brother Adolfo since July 2014. Through the course of their relationship, Adolfo has been growing and maturing and is eager to learn and welcome new experiences. Because of his sincere effort to help his little brother, hard work, consistency and quality time to make a real difference in Adolfo's life is why we are proud to call Justin our October 2015 Big Brother of the Month!
Karen has exposed her Little Sister Xavia to more than just “going shopping” or having something to eat. Karen has involved Xavia in doing volunteer work at a homeless kitchen, helping serve meals, and preparing Easter baskets. Xavia shared that she feels “important and valued” when she with her Big Sister. Thank you Karen for always being there for Xavia! Congratulations as our September Big Sister of the Month!
This year we hosted our Second Annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Summer Institute for our Littles entering 6th through 8th grade. Through this eight week program, Littles are introduced to a variety of STEM related activities in a day camp style environment.
Lori and Mikela have been matched since June 2011. Mikela is able to confide in Lori with everything that is going on in her life. Lori is very committed to her Little Sister and is genuinely concerned with her ongoing well being. Thank you Lori for being a great Big Sister and congratulations as our August Big Sister of the Month!
Kyndra has been an amazing Big Sister and support for Little Sister Hailey. When Hailey began to experience personal hardships at home and school, Hailey’s mom says Kyndra has been very consistent and a constant motivator that has kept Hailey’s spirits high. Congratulations as our July Big Sister of the Month!