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Big Robert Robert grew up seeing his dad only a few times a month, so being a role model in a boy’s life seemed like an especially meaningful opportunity. That’s one of the reasons he decided to volunteer as a “Big” at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area. While an Officer in the […]

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Before Michelle became a ‘Little’ her older brother was enrolled in Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area. He had such a good experience that she wanted to be involved in the program too. Her parents thought it would be beneficial, particularly to expand her perspective on life and to “get her out of […]

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Thorsten & Forest: Bay Area and Beyond

Rick Ohren Uncategorized January 31, 2019

When Thorsten moved to San Francisco from Germany, he wanted to get involved in the local community, so he signed up to volunteer at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area. That’s how he met his Little Brother, Forest. For three years, they would see each other every other week, going to ball games, […]

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Little Brother Eli and his Big Mark have been matched since December, 2015. During that time, Mark says he’s seen Eli transform “from a 10-year-old boy to a 12-year-old young man.” When we asked Mark to describe his Little, he told us that “Eli is mature for his age, he is naturally curious and he’s […]

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The first time Ray and Roger met, Ray confessed that he got arrested and got kicked out of school for beating up another student. “Well where I come from, you have to beat people up to gain credibility and be recognized in my community” said Ray. Taken aback, Roger tried to maintain his calm. He […]

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