Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock is on a mission to recruit more caring adults to pair with children who are on a waiting list for a mentor. The national recruitment campaign kicked off October 1 with a public service announcement and dedicated recruitment events around the country. Right now, there are 80 local kids-referred to as ‘Little Brothers’ or ‘Little Sisters’—waiting to be paired with a mentor—known as their ‘Big Brother’ or ‘Big Sister’. Bigs impact the lives of youth by simply spending one-on-one time with their Little Brother or Sister. Enjoying free, low-cost activities, in combination with the evidence-based mentoring program, allows for the development of great potential now and in the future.
Big Brothers Big Sisters focuses on a child’s potential, and the role adults have to help children achieve their best possible futures. The organization’s mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth and to defend the potential of every child.
“There are more than 33,000 youth across the country in need of a mentor. These young people need an ally, someone they can count on,” said Pam Lorio, president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. “Every new Big who volunteers their time will help a young person realize their full potential.”Pam Lorio, President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
Join us on this mission today by going to our volunteer tab to sign up to become a big. Today is your day to begin the journey of impacting a child’s life in your community. We are Bigger Together.