January is Mentoring Month. It all starts with a little! A little means a lot to children waiting for a mentor in our community. This month, remember that it all starts with a little and give in a BIG way. Just a few hours or dollars a month can make a BIG impact in the life of a child.
"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?"
As we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with this National Day of Service, BBBS challenge you to honor Dr. King by serving others, not just today but this year. Consider becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister to a child in our program. We have over 130 children waiting for you to answer this call.
~ Susan George, Interim CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Mid-South, Inc.
If you've ever wondered what you can do to help a child- we invite you to GO BIG!!!! Watch WMC-TV Channel 5 News on Tuesday, 1/12/2015; Wednesday, 1/13/2016 and Thursday, 1/14/2016 and meet a few very special people and get details on how you can GO BIG!
Whatever it is you enjoy, odds are you’ll enjoy them even more with your Little—and you’ll be making a life-changing impact. January is Mentoring Month- a little time can make a BIG impact. Answer the call. It all starts with a little.
Thursday, January 21, 2016 begins "Honor a BIG" event. If you have a mentor, have been a mentor in our program or was fortuneate to have one or more individuals care and share with you during your formative years- join us in honoring them for their gifts. Share a live of the impact in your life. How did it make you feel? What types of things did you do? What impact did it make on your life. Mentors are our celebrities; they're our Super Stars and they deserve recognition during National Mentoring Month and throughout the year. Visit our website at (BIG Appreciation ecard)
Providing children with these precious gifts-higher aspirations, greater confidence, educational achievements and successful outcomes- Everyday of the year! Join the movement, Start Something BIG- Today! From the Board and Staff of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Happy Holidays!!!
Big Brothers Big Sisters is partnering with Warner Bros. Pictures are co-promoting the movie Creed, a new chapter in the iconic Rocky story. Big Brothers Big Sisters and Warner Brothers Pictures have teamed up with Omaze to give some luck supporter the opportunity to to win a Rocky style workout with celebrity actor Michael B. Jordan!
Calling all men interested in molding a boy into a young man. Each month the need for male mentors is great. Recruitment of new mentors is the focus of Big Brothers Big Sisters during the months of September and October with its 30 mentors in 30 days media campaign. Follow the link above to hear the PSAs of participating male mentors of why they answered to the call. End the wait and make a difference in the life of a child.
making a different one child at a time!Being a big brother or a big sister is a life changing commitment. If your schedule won't allow you to make that commitment, you can still be a PLUS in the life of a young person. Our MentorPLUS program brings together bigs and littles with individuals who may not be able to give of their time, but who can provide financial support and resources.