Jenna & Natalie: Living in the Moment

Jenna and Natalie have spent three years building a strong relationship at our partner site, Girls, Inc. When Natalie first met Jenna in January of 2013 she was an extremely shy kindergartener.   Jenna comes from a single-parent, low-income home and her mother, Rene, was concerned that she was not confident and had trouble making friends. Natalie,… Read More Jenna & Natalie: Living in the Moment

A Match with Two Role Models, an Essay by Bethanne Bartscherer

I decided to join Big Brothers Big Sisters for the simple reason that I grew up as an only child who always wanted a sibling. As I started volunteering once a week for Big Brothers Big Sisters at a site called Girl’s Inc.*, Brianna (my Little Sister) and I studied fractions and nail painting, computer games… Read More A Match with Two Role Models, an Essay by Bethanne Bartscherer