Being a Big seemed like a really unique opportunity to make a significant impact on a kid interested in having another supportive adult in their life…
Randy shares what made that match such a profound part of his life – first as a child, and now as a Big Brother himself.
“They set me up with a Big who was so sweet and loving. Whitney really showed that she cared about me.”
When Rein came to the BBBSEMO office in June to pick up a little something to support his internship, he promised to keep us updated. Here’s a look at his summer!
“I’m Synmar Jeromica Johnson. I am currently 13 years old, but my birthday’s coming up. And, um… I’m a very hardworking and a very kind, loving person.”
No graduation is complete without a little celebration. And at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri, “little” means a whole lot.
Little Brother Johnathan was the one who said he wanted a Big. So when Big Brother Adam met him – “a little shy, up to my hip with a freshly-shaved head” – Johnathan made an impression.
We set aside a special time each year to recognize the amazing champions who help us achieve our mission to Be There for our young people.
Every January, we mark National Mentoring Month by recognizing those who’ve made a special difference in the lives of our Littles and families.
14 years after Alumni Little Paige Pearson was matched with Big Sister Julie, she’s a SLU graduate working at the Danforth Plant Science Center.
BBBSEMO opened doors for me with the pipe-fitters union – I was part of the first Connected Scholars class my first year at Ranken Technical College.
Cold As Ice (Cream): Chef Léna Jackson brings her cool to ANEW Test Kitchen
If a picture’s worth a thousand words, a building holds countless stories. Here’s just one that explores what it took to make 501 North Grand an agency and community home.
“We heard there were over 1,000 kids on the waiting list… We had the time, and the energy, and no children of our own. So we said, ‘Why not?’ And it’s been really great.”
Little Brother Jackson, Parent/Guardian Janet, and Big Brother Chisom talk about what brought — and keeps — them together