Life is tough if you don’t believe in yourself. When they first met Rafael didn’t know a lot of English, was shy, scared and lacked confidence. As their relationship grew, so did Rafael’s self-esteem. Today, they are more than friends, they are family. In fact, Mohit is quick to boast that Rafael is the best […]
Imagine being the fun parent all the time – that’s what Christy had in mind when she signed up to be a Big Sister. She made the choice to not have kids, but she still wanted to give back to someone younger. She loves being a Big Sister because she gets to be the “cool […]
From go-karting to just playing videogames and ordering pizza, Chase and his Big Brother James always find something fun to do, no matter where they are. Both of them didn’t know what to expect when signing up, but they are so happy to have found each other. For James, volunteering was out of his comfort […]
Everybody needs somebody and Allyssa was happy to be that somebody for MacKenzie. They love spending time together, especially when they bake. But it’s not about the cookies, cakes and muffins, it’s about what the relationship has meant to both of them, especially the happiness and confidence Alyssa sees in MacKenzie.
The presence of a mentor helps to widen the spectrum of what’s possible in a child’s life. Edmond’s mom noticed a huge difference when her son began to spend more time with his Big Brother, Etienne. Even the little things, like Edmond having the confidence to express himself and make more jokes than he did […]