19 Jun
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Kids on our Waitlist

KIDS ON OUR WAITLIST Meet some of the kids waiting to be matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister. Spending just a few hours a month enjoying your favorite activities with a Little Brother or Little Sister can change your lives. Become a Defender of Potential! Questions: Bigsupnorth.com/volunteer or (231) 946-2447.  

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18 Jun
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BIG Moment for Little Sister Haven

BIG MOMENT: Big Sister Kathy & Little Sister Haven  Haven is 17 years old and one of six kids. Her mom is a single-parent and came to our program looking for support for Haven and her three older siblings. The family moved to different homes several times and Haven was enrolled in five different elementary […]

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24 May
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BIG Moment: Big Brother John & Little Brother Saul

MATCH MOMENT: Big Brother John & Little Brother Saul Big Brother John and Little Brother Saul were matched when Saul was a 1st grader. After two great school years together, John and Saul wanted to explore activities outside of school and decided to transition their match to the community-based program. Their friendship quickly blossomed to […]

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13 Mar
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Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Zoey

Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Zoey Have you ever heard the famous quote by William Shakespeare? “And though she may be but little. She is fierce.” Zoey is an adorably fun and energetic little girl. She is just of the many great children who are waiting for a mentor like YOU! Join us as a Defender of […]

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07 Mar
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NEW Match Moment: Krista & Ashanti

MATCH MOMENT Meet Big Sister Krista and Little Sister Ashanti! Learn more about their story and why they are a perfect match. Ashanti Backstory: Ashanti was born pre-mature and given a failure to thrive diagnosis in her early months and years. She was adopted at the age of three and her dad refused to let […]

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06 Mar
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Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Annabelle

Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Annabelle Annabelle wishes for the world to have more sparkles, Peace on Earth and wants to be an actress when she grows up. All she needs is a Big Sister to stand up to defend her potential! There are 87 kids waiting for a mentor – they are waiting for someone like […]

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27 Feb
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Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Evan

Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Evan Evan has an incredible imagination and he’s waiting for a Big Brother who enjoys adventure just as much as he does. Join us as a Defender of Potential by becoming a Big today! There are over 80 kids waiting for a mentor — they are waiting for someone like you! To learn […]

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06 Feb
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NEW Match Moment: Chris & Keegan

MATCH MOMENT Meet Big Brother Chris and Little Brother Keegan! Keegan and his mom moved back from Texas after Keegan’s dad was incarcerated.  She sought out our program, as her nephew has had a Big Brother for 3 years and she sees the positive impact it has made for him.  She hopes that Keegan could […]

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17 Dec
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Potential. Empowered.

When Big Sister Brittany was growing up, her older sister had a Big Sister, and Brittany saw the impact of mentoring firsthand. Inspired by her sister’s Big, Brittany became a Big herself. And that’s how she met her Little, Alexis. Knowing how much Alexis loved horses, Brittany bought her a little unicorn necklace. She wrapped […]

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