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Review for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami, Miami, FL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

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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Role:  Volunteer
BBBSMiami (Nonprofit Staff) wrote:

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 ( 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 and mention Alumni in the subject line. Thanks, and hope to connect soon!!