The dog days of summer have inspired countless biologists. Hot afternoons spent hiking, catching, swimming, and exploring may become the foundation of a life-long passion for biology, conservation, and the natural world. Maybe that time spent on the river will be the inspiration your Little has been waiting for! If not, it’s no big deal… Read More On the Water: Get Outside this Summer
Stefanie Gough is a graduate of Clark University and has been working at BBBSCM as an AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring for 6 months. She volunteered to answer some questions for us and share her experience, as well as her excitement for the upcoming Rodman Ride for Kids on Saturday, September 24th. What made you decide to… Read More Rodman Ride Spotlight: Stefanie Gough
What do you know about the AmeriCorps program? How about the fact that each year, AmeriCorps engages more than 75,000 Americans in intensive service at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country? Or that 2.3 million community volunteers were managed or mobilized by AmeriCorps members in 2014? AmeriCorps is a civil… Read More Happy AmeriCorps Week!
We are honored to have been one of just a handful of agencies nationwide to receive the Quality Award at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America conference last week. Thank you to all of our volunteers, partners, and donors for making this award possible!
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
For all of you who answered, “said they feel their Bigs help them a lot” when answering our last poll, you’re right! 80% of Littles feel this way. Make a difference in a child’s life, volunteer today.
Looking for some new activities to do with your Little? We’re here to help! Just yesterday we launched a page on Pinterest. Every day we’ll be posting new ideas for crafts, games, recipes, and more that you can do with your Little! Get in on the fun at http://www.pinterest.com/BBBSCMMW/
As a college student my obvious priority is to learn – and of course have a bit of fun while doing it. However, as I sit here about to enter into my senior year I have to come to realize that what I have learned in the classroom is important but never enough on its… Read More BIG Lessons to Learn, a blog post by Amanda Williams, Intern and Former Big
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest celebrates its amazing volunteers year round, but this week it’s giving a little extra love to the hundreds of community, site-based, and corporate volunteers that change the lives of children all across Massachusetts for the better. Without its volunteers, BBBS of CM/MW would not be able to provide mentoring programs… Read More Celebrating National Volunteer Week!
When Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest (BBBS of CM/MW) was contacted in the Fall of 2013 by Avidia Bank, the agency was immediately excited about the opportunity to partner with them. Avidia Bank, a well-established, mutual community bank with offices all over Central Massachusetts and Metrowest, wanted to get involved but wasn’t quite… Read More “BBBSCM can offer a consistent and positive presence in these children’s lives,” Says Avidia Bank CFO Margaret Sullivan