BIG STORIES BLOG

A blog of Dane County area Big stories.

 

 

Meet Jowel and Jowuan

JOWEL AND JOWUAN HAVE BEEN WAITING 1,005 DAYS FOR MENTORS. Meet Jowel and Jowuan. They are two brothers, ages 9 and 12 who live with their grandparents. Jowel is talkative and outgoing while Jowuan is more quiet and reserved. Both brothers enjoy karate and love playing outside. They are both incredibly smart and do well in school, despite the hardships…
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2019 BIGS OF THE YEAR

BIG SISTER PORSHA DAVIS Big Sister Porsha and Little Sister Renajah at Big Brothers Big Sisters Dream BIG Gala, July 2018. Mentoring can have a ripple effect--this is especially true with our 2019 Big of the Year. Porsha Davis was a "Little" in the early 2000's and returned the favor as soon as she was eligible to become a mentor…
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Celebrating National Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring Month, and we're celebrating those who are already volunteering as mentors, “Bigs”, and also recruiting volunteers. Every January, the news is full of the same stories: people are trying to eat more healthfully, hit the gym more often. This year, we're changing that story and asking: What if this year, you could resolve to something more…
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