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

Rating: 5 stars  

I'm a Big Brother (mentor) and I've been paired with my Little Brother for 3 1/2 great years. He was 8 when we met; now he's 12. To sum up our friendship - as much as I feel like he has grown through our time together, I've grown just as much, if not more. I'm more grateful for Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) than I could ever express. On a macro level, for decades, they've moved mountains in the lives of children all over, and on a personal, they've introduced me to a friend for life. Incidentally, I met my girlfriend, who is a Big Sister to another child, through BBBS, also 3 1/2 years ago. We've been together pretty much since then, and I'll be proposing to her in August (you're invited to the proposal, invitation attached). Of all volunteer experiences that I've ever had, BBBS has changed MY life the most, far and away.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Getting to see Miami, making lifelong personal connections with others!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Just keep getting the word out!

Would you volunteer for this group again?


For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?


Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?


When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

Nothing could make my experience better. BBBS is so so so so so great.

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

Showing me the city, keeping me active, giving me access to places and events, giving me a great friend, introducing me to my soon-to-be fiancee.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Humbled, grateful, excited.

Role:  Volunteer & I'm a Big Brother; I volunteer to see a boy every week, year-round, for few hours every time.
BBBSMiami (Nonprofit Staff) wrote:

Hi Rob! We're so happy to hear that you and Erin had great experiences with your Littles! 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 alumni? 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!!