“They set me up with a Big who was so sweet and loving. Whitney really showed that she cared about me.”
Vision Realized: Rein
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!
Youth and Care: Mental Health
“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.”
Own the Future Celebration 2019
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.
National Mentoring Month Celebration
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.
Presenting Our Bigs and Partners of 2018
Every January, we mark National Mentoring Month by recognizing those who’ve made a special difference in the lives of our Littles and families.
Vision Realized: Paige
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.
Vision Realized: Jonathan
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.
Frozen Dessert Pop-Up at ANEW Test Kitchen
Cold As Ice (Cream): Chef Léna Jackson brings her cool to ANEW Test Kitchen
Building History, Building Promise
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.
#Besties: A match for now and always
“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.”
A Big Brother = “A very good thing”
Little Brother Jackson, Parent/Guardian Janet, and Big Brother Chisom talk about what brought — and keeps — them together
Mother’s Day 2018
Growing Up, and Through, Young Motherhood
We spoke with two Alumni Little Sisters about their mommy experiences
BBBSEMO’s 2018 Diva for a Day
10th Annual Diva for a Day event brought high school-aged Little Sisters together for a night of style, spark and sway.