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
Big Brother, Joe Reilly, is from Point Lookout, New York, born and raised. He is a senior at the College of the Holy Cross, plays for the varsity lacrosse team, and was the John’s Brothers Rodman Ride Team Captain this past year. Joseph always had a soft spot for mentoring. Growing up, Joseph’s mother… Read More Joe-veral Impressive Mentor
It’s December 31st and you are thinking of ways to lead a better life in the New Year, hoping it’ll be prosperous for you and yours. You’re reflecting on this past year being a rewarding one and thinking of other ways your next year will be rewarding, too. According to Health.com, one-third of Americans make resolutions.… Read More 10 Ways to Start Something…
Just before Thanksgiving, Dot O’Shea and Little Kate met for the first time at TJX. Dot, a Sale and Use Tax Accountant, was nervous that she would not be a good fit as a mentor for Kate, a 13 year old middle schooler, but their initial meeting was “awesome”. Now they are four weeks into… Read More On the Dot
At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest we are blessed to have inspiring supporters who volunteer with us as mentors and help us to achieve our mission of changing children’s lives for the better, forever. Gaetano Scuderi, also known as Guy, is from Agawam, MA, where he was born and raised. He is a… Read More Spotlight
Volunteers are the backbone at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest. They volunteer their time and experience to offer consistent and caring relationships with at-risk youth in the Middlesex and Central Mass communities. Because volunteers are so important it is essential that our engagement and appreciation efforts don’t fall through the cracks. Here are… Read More Volunteer Engagement
Wise Words from a Volunteer Mentor, Allen Supynuk At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest we are blessed to have inspiring supporters who volunteer with us as mentors and help us to achieve our mission of changing children’s lives for the better, forever. Allen Supynuk was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada and grew up… Read More Wise Words from a Volunteer Mentor, Allen Supynuk
Big Brothers Big Sisters, at its core, is about developing long lasting relationships that give children the tools they need to be successful in life. Jessica Haggett, BBBS CM/MW’s STEM Institute and Corporate Programs Director, knows that with the STEM Institute mentors can help give children the tools they need to be successful in science,… Read More Making SLIME! A STEM activity.