Big Sister Ann and Little Brother Darius

The Fearless Little Brother and his Nurturing Big Sister

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When Big Sister Ann first volunteered to become a Big, she envisioned being matched with a Little Sister. But the waiting list for Big Brothers is often much longer than the waiting list for Big Sisters, so she was matched through BBBS of Middle Tennessee with Little Brother Darius, a confident and positive 11-year-old who plans to go to Vanderbilt University.

http://www.bbbsfred.org/2017/04/18/fearless-little-brother-nurturing-big-sister/

Big Sister Julia and Little Sister Breyonne'

A Big brings out the Big heart in her Little

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Little Sister Breyonne’ is a 12-year-old activist and philanthropist. In fifth grade, she saw that her route home from school was dangerous, so she tried to secure a crossing guard. “All my friends walk home from school, and I did not think it was safe,” she says. “Some have to walk over a mile home and cross busy streets.” She didn’t just talk to the principal. With her Big Sister, she took her fight to the City Council.

http://www.bbbsfred.org/2017/04/06/big-brings-big-heart-little/

Big Champion Lavonte David Hosts Littles in Football Camp

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That night, Lavonte led BBBS of the Midlands Littles and Littles on the waitlist through a mini football camp called “Football Fun with Lavonte.” In groups, Littles rotated through five stations, some run by local high school football staff and players and one run by Lavonte, who worked with kids individually at his station.

http://www.bbbsfred.org/2017/04/03/big-champion-lavonte-david-hosts-littles-football-camp/