The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally-supported, one-to-one relationships that change children's lives for the better, forever.
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One of Jackson County’s community-based matches recently celebrated their ten year match anniversary. Mindy Douglas was first matched with Macy Williams on August 15, 2007. At the time, Macy was just 6 years old. Big Sister Mindy first volunteered as a mentor while in college at Olivet Nazarene University in Illinois. After moving to Seymour […]
Darren Collett was first matched with Garrett Marquez on September 21, 2006. At the time, Garrett was 8 years old. With nearly 10 years in the BBBS mentoring program, he successfully aged out in 2016 after turning 18 and graduating high school. Big Brother Darren learned about Big Brothers Big Sisters’ need for volunteers through […]
Doug and Tami Mills have been part of a shared match with their Little, Nick, since 2011. They decided to volunteer for the program after their own children had grown, and they missed having children around. Nick has enjoyed his time with the Mills’, which has included going to the movies, different sporting events, and […]