Match of the Month – April 2022

Did you ever wonder who benefits from our annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake?  That’s easy to answer…just look at our April 2022 Match of the Month.  Little Sister Anjella and Big Sister Josie have the honor of being our longest running match for our SMART program at Conrad Weiser School District.  BS Josie will be graduating this year, but she’s been matched since 9th grade and matched with LS…

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Match of the Month – February 2022

We are excited to introduce you to February’s match of the month, Little Kaleb and Big Kyleigh. Kaleb and Kyleigh are one of our school-based matches from our Students and Mentors Achieving Results Together (SMART) program at the Oley Valley Elementary site. Kaleb is new to the program this year, while Kyleigh has served as a Big since the 2019-20 school year. Little Kaleb and Big Kyleigh have been…

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New Match

Congratulations to our newest match, Little Brother Julien and Big Brother Alex! This match is interested and skilled in the arts.  LB Julien is an artist, and BB Alex plays the guitar — and they plan to share their creativity together.  LB Julien and BB Alex are also looking forward to warmer months when they can go walking, bike riding, and swimming. Thank you, BB Alex, for standing beside…

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Match of the Month – January 2022

You’ve seen our Little of the Month.  Now, as part of our celebration of National Volunteer Month in January, we introduce our newest monthly feature…the Match of the Month!  For our first Match of the Month, we introduce you to Little Brother Rusty and Big Brother Dudley. The January 2022 Match of the Month goes to a match that has created a long-lasting friendship and this month that is…

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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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