My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
I reached a point in my life where I felt I had time to volunteer. I contacted Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami. I told them about myself, after a couple of months, I was matched with a delightful 10 year old girl. I always wondered how BBBS would be able to protect children from getting a "Big" who would not have the child's best interests at heart. From my experience, I quickly learned that the organization rigorously screens all potential Bigs and keeps a close eye on the relationship between Bigs & Littles. My time with my Little is absolutely the highlight of my week. Besides matching Bigs & Littles, BBBS sponsors great field trips, activities & holiday parties. BBBS is a top notch organization that makes a big difference in not only the children's lives but also the volunteer's. After spending a year with my Little, I attended her 5th grade graduation. The principal gives an award, voted on by all the teachers of a child who had risen up through a challenge and changed the most in positive way. The award is called the Phoenix Award and as the principal was describing the student before announcing the name, I knew who it was, my Little!
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Hello! We're so happy to hear that you had a great experience with your Little and that you helped her get the Phoenix Award! We're re-connecting with former Bigs and Littles to establish a BBBS Alumni Association. Can you please fill out this form (https://lnkd.in/ehJfzZU) to register as an alumna? We're planning special events and exclusive alumni opportunities for those who are interested. If you have any questions about this, contact us at email@example.com and mention Alumni in the subject line. Thanks, and hope to connect soon!!