Matches in the Community

Little Brother Avery and Big Brother Joe were out reaching new heights recently!  BB Joe said their time at Reading Rocks reminded him of climbing when he was younger, and said LB Avery was like Spiderman Junior.  He said LB Avery was very ambitious and all over the place, enjoying the experience. LB Avery and BB Joe were utilizing tickets provided through an effort by NAI Keystone.  Along with…

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Who benefits from Bowl For Kids’ Sake?

That’s an easy question to answer…Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County benefits from Bowl For Kids’ Sake.  More specifically, Berks County kids like Little Sister Alanie benefit! LS Alanie and Big Sister Amanda are our newest One-To-One Match.  They met for the first time yesterday evening, and are looking forward to getting to know each other.  LS Alanie and BS Amanda both like animals and they both enjoy…

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Congratulations to our newest match!

Our newest match met for the first time yesterday evening, and they are excited to start on their mentoring relationship.  Little Brother Mikey and Big Brother Gary say they are looking forward to fishing, going to the batting cages, and golfing together. Thank you BB Gary for standing with LB Mikey to encourage his potential. YOU, too, can defend the potential in our LIttle Brothers and Little Sisters.  Call (610)…

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Virtual Match Goes In-person

It was a first in their mentoring relationship yesterday. Little Sister Samantha was excited to show Big Sister Kristi her room, when the pair met in-person for the first time. LS Samantha and BS Kristi were initially matched virtually, but are now looking forward to exciting times when they get together in-person.

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LS Kaitlyn and BS Terri meet

Little Sister Kaitlyn and Big Sister Terri were actually matched back in April, but have been meeting virtually due to COVID-19 challenges. Yesterday, they met face-to-face for the first time. Keeping COVID-19 precautions in mind, some matches are meeting face-to-face now — while others remain strictly virtual, and others still are using a mix of virtual and face-to-face. In all cases though, the safety of our Littles is our…

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Congratulations!

Little Sister Neishalys and Big Sister Cyndi recently celebrated their first anniversary of their match together…one year & going since BS Cyndi chose to stand with LS Neishalys and empower her potential. We have many more Little Brothers and Little Sisters who are in need of a Big.  Call the agency at (610) 373-5544 to find out how you — like Cyndi — can DEFEND POTENTIAL in our youth….

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New Match

Congratulations!  Little Brother Hawthorne and Big Brother Joe are our newest match!  We offer them a warm welcome to our One-To-One program! Thank you BB Joe for standing with us to ignite his potential.  You too can help to defend potential in Little Brothers and Little Sisters like LB Hawthorne.  Call (610) 373-5544 to find out how.

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BBBS Annual Holiday Party ~ 2017

Our Annual BBBS Holiday Party was a success. Enjoy scenes from the party for our Littles, Bigs, volunteers, and families! Oh, and — of course — featuring our special guests…Santa & Mrs. Claus! Fun was had by all. Lots of games including basketball, hot cocoa reindeers, and cookie decorating. The 2017 Annual Awards honored a special group of people who made a difference to our agency. COUL Little of the…

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September’s Little of the Month: Little Brother Jayvion

When he grows up, Little Brother Jayvion says he wants to be a soccer star! Besides soccer, September’s Child of the Month also enjoys video games, baseball, hanging out with friends, and watching television. LB Jayvion is waiting for a Big who likes to be active and to do fun things. He says he may be shy at first, but Jayvion says he is really excited about being matched….

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Big and Little Reunite

Former Big Brother Dan O’Brien (right) recently met up with one of his two former Little Brothers…and shared it on Facebook. Dan (a previous Big Brother of the Year) wrote: “Yeah, I’m going to get my brag on for a little. This is Julio Morales, my second Little Brother that I had when I was a Big Brother (quick shout out to Rick Boyer, my first Little Brother). When…

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